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[Asia] Times of India Three TV stars participated in Celebrity Cricket League challaned for smoking at publ

The challaned celebrities are including TV actors Varun Badola, Karan and director Aproova Lakhia..."Police came to know about the violation of Section 4 of COTPA while smoking at the public place by three celebrities-cum-cricketers on February 5. The pi
Times of India
added Feb 7, 2016 21:36

[India] On principle: John Abraham won't endorse cigarettes

A source close to the actor says that a popular tobacco company approached him for an endorsement recently. But, despite being offered a lucrative amount, John apparently turned the offer down. “John endorses a few brands. Before attaching his name to an
added Feb 7, 2016 17:48

[Asia, Bangladesh] Experts welcome India's tobacco control pledge made in Dhaka

India has endorsed the 'Dhaka Declaration on SDG Action in South Asia' that has set the agenda for making the region tobacco free by 2030. "As the country is grappling with shrinking health budgets, India's strategy to reduce the burden of non-communica
New (in)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:49

[Asia, India] 19% girl students in Bhopal use tobacco

Children in government schools are more likely to use tobacco than their private school counterparts in Bhopal, a survey by People’s Medical College has revealed. The survey conducted among 2,285 schoolchildren in Bhopal by People’s Medical College, Bhop
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:18


Between 2011 and 2014, the twin states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana recorded a whopping 3,05,172 new cases of cancer...Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)...indicates that 50% of all cancers among men is caused to due to smoking or chewing tobac
Times of India
added Feb 5, 2016 06:41

[Asia, India] Ban on smoking in public turns ineffective

Seems the ban on public smoking is gradually going up in smoke, at least within the limits of Kochi city. As per records available with the City Police, the number of cases on the use of tobacco has marked a sharp increase ever since the district was de
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:24

[Asia, India] Ban on hookah bars in Mohali

The direction came after Mohali civil surgeon Dr Neelam Bhardwaj submitted a report to the DC, stating that a number of hookah bars serving tobacco molasses containing nicotine are operational in the district. Latest Comment
Times of India
added Feb 2, 2016 18:54

[Asia, India] Gurgaon Police aim to make city tobacco-free by banning sales within 100 metres of schools and religious places

With the latest amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act under Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), Gurgaon police have launched a pilot project, in collaboration with an NGO and a private hospital, to make the city tobacco-free.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:05

[Asia, India] 'Smoking made me the stupidest person alive'

Days after having kicked the butt, Sushant Singh Rajput talks of how simple introspection can change the worst habits (Times of India) (in)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:01

Indian Women Seeking Jobs Confront Taboos and Threats

using the old phrase “Hookah-pani bandh,” a sanction that dates back to medieval times, when sharing a water-pipe packed with tobacco was the prerogative of adult men...all seven women would be outcasts — symbolically denied the hookah, as well as pani, w
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2016 19:45
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