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WHO urges India to implement larger health warnings on cigarette packs

India must implement rules on printing larger health warnings on cigarette and other tobacco packs, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, days after a parliamentary panel called for reduction in the proposed warnings size to protect the indust
added Mar 25, 2016 05:51

[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco lobby unhappy with panel report, wants 85% pictorial warning

Sixty-seven tobacco control organisations have written to the Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda expressing their disappointment over the recently tabled report of the Parliamentary Committee on Subordinate Legislation (CoSL).
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:02

[Asia, India] Parliamentary panel favours bringing tobacco production under regulatory regime

A Parliamentary panel has recommended framing an "equitable and pragmatic" National Tobacco Control Policy so various organs of government can work in tandem and tobacco production can be brought under a regulatory regime. "The committee feels that ther
The Economic Times (India)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:40

[Asia, India] New cabin at airport to cut passive smoking

To check the ill-effects of passive smoking, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has opened a designated cabin for smokers at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport. The facility, from the Netherlands, can accommodate 10 persons and has five sta
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:29

[Asia, India] Pictorial health warnings on tobacco packs do work: Study

A recent Punjab revealed that the pictorial warnings on the cigarette and other tobacco packs have motivated the consumers to discard the tobacco consumption. This was revealed by Punjab principal secretary health Vini Mahajan, who said 97.4% o
Hindustan Times (in)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:05

[India] Fawad Khan OPENS up about how his SMOKING caused him diabetes!

earlier it was believed to occur because of an autoimmune disorder that can come on because of a viral infection.” So how did he get the infection.... I got scratches and cuts. But I jumped back into the swimming pool. The water had not been treated that
Bollywood Life (in)
added Mar 19, 2016 01:55

[Asia, India] Beedi burns out to make way for pricier cigarettes

According to a recent study conducted by Institute for Public Health published in BMJ Global Health, cigarettes are replacing the traditional beedi, possibly due to increasing income levels in India. The study also shows that though the smoking habit amo
Asian Age (in)
added Mar 15, 2016 13:39

[Asia, India] Impact of Passive Smoking on Children

The Government has taken measures including, inter alia, the following to curb smoking: (i) Enactment of the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Ac
Business Standard (in)
added Mar 15, 2016 13:39
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[Asia, India] Birthday Special: Aamir Khan to quit smoking on his 51st birthday?

Well we hope Aamir kicks the butt on his 51st birthday because the actor is going to spend the day with his mother....We all love birthdays that bring us close to our family and with this we hope Aamir quits smoking and becomes Mr. Perfectionist in true
Bollywood Life (in)
added Mar 14, 2016 15:39

[Asia, India] Liquor, Cigarettes Offered to This God 'From Africa' in Karwar

The annual jatra of Khapri temple in Karwar city attracts thousands of devotees. Apart from flowers and fruits, the devotees also offer liquor and cigarettes to Lord Khapri. They also sacrifice goats and chicken during the jatra.
New Indian Express (in)
added Mar 14, 2016 00:56
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