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[Asia] Tobacco use in India: How laws and awareness campaigns are empowering the public

This article will highlight the risk factors for oral cancer in the Indian population, as well as what is being done to educate the public and prevent or intervene early in oral cancer. In India, as reported by Pankaj Chaturvedi at the Global Oral Cancer
DentistryIQ (PennWell Dental Group)
added Mar 31, 2016 23:01
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[Asia] Size matters? Pictorial warnings on tobacco packs put India in a fix

“The recommendations of the parliamentary committee are not binding but we cannot turn a blind eye to the demands of farmers and the millions dependent on the tobacco industry,” said a health ministry official, who did not want to be named. “Reducing the
Hindustan Times (in)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:13
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[Asia] WHO: India losing over Rs. 1 lakh cr due to tobacco related illness

(WHO) representative to India Henk Bekedam, in a statement, said that the economy has been losing around Rs. 1,04, 500 crores every year because of the tobacco-related diseases, which claim around 10 lakh lives annually.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 27, 2016 01:06
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[Asia, India] Doctors urge PM for 85 pc pictorial warnings on tobacco items

Over 600 doctors today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to implement 85 per cent pictorial warnings on all tobacco product packages with effect from April 1, 2016. As many as 653 doctors wrote individual letters to the Prime Minister requesting him to i
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Mar 27, 2016 00:31
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Indian Policy Makers Try to Weaken Graphic Health Warnings in Favor of Industry Profits – Again!

A committee of Indian parliamentarians heavily influenced by the tobacco industry has recommended that increased graphic health warnings championed by the Ministry of Health be reduced in size. India’s Daily Mail called the committee’s report “an unabash
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:08
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[Asia] 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 industr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 24, 2016 15:32
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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
Reuters
added Mar 25, 2016 05:51
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[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
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[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
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[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
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