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[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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[Asia, India] Make polling booths tobacco-free, says NGO

The Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control is planning to submit a petition to the Chief Electoral Officer asking for polling stations across the State to be made tobacco-free zones, State convenor S. Cyril Alexander said.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:33
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[Asia, India] COPTA non-existent in city, school teens smoke with ease

Srinagar: Despite the ban on sale of cigarettes near schools or to children under the age of 18 years, schools going children can be seen smoking around the many schools in the city. Watching the teens puffing cigarettes around Jehlum View Park, Lalch
The Daily Rising Kashmir (in)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:33
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[Asia, India] Medical bodies for larger pictorial warnings on tobacco products

the Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Indian Dental Association, The Association of Physicians of India, and Commonwealth Medical Association Trust have written to Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda to stand ground on timely implementation of the large-sized, g
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:33
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[Asia, India] MPs bat for tobacco lobby on pictorial warnings

Ahead of the April 1 deadline for increasing pictorial warnings on cigarette and beedi packets from present 40 to 85%, the panel suggested that it should be 50% instead, as "the proposed graphic warnings have potential to severely affect Indian farmers a
Times of India
added Mar 12, 2016 16:17
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[Asia, India] Pictorial warning: HC tells tobacco firms to go to top court

The High Court on Friday directed the tobacco company owners to approach the Supreme Court to get clarification whether any orders can be passed by the High Court with regard to pictorial warning on tobacco products. A division bench comprising Justic
Deccan Herald (in)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:24
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[Asia, India] Implementation of pictorial health warnings on tobacco products - both the front and back – appreciated

Dr. Mira B. Aghi, a Behavioural Scientist, Communication Expert and a veteran tobacco control advocate expresses her heartfelt appreciation to Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Shri JP Nadda, India, for approving implementation of pictorial he
Asian Tribune
added Mar 11, 2016 22:50
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[Asia, India] MURUKUTLA: To reduce NCDS, we must reduce tobacco use

All medical professionals are encouraged to support calls for government to run more national anti-tobacco campaigns alongside the adoption of large graphic warnings on tobacco packs, so every Indian has a fairer chance of a better-informed, heathier, tob
Times of India
added Mar 10, 2016 15:29
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[Asia, India] ‘Passive smoking poses grave threat’

On the occasion of No Smoking Day, students and faculty members of NRI Medical College, Chinakakani, took out a rally on Wednesday. D. Pragathi, associate professor, Department of Chest Studies, NRI Medical College, and consultant physician, Guntur City
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 10, 2016 03:04
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[Asia] Decline in tobacco users in India: Healthy sign but smoke signals still worrying

“It is significant that there is a downward trend but really there has been no dramatic decrease. What about smokeless tobacco users, bidi smokers, khaini chewers and others who are using it continuously?’’ he asked. "Alarming" smoking habits found in p
Indian Express (in)
added Mar 10, 2016 15:42
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