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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers asked to shift to other crops

The agriculture ministry is seriously pursuing with states to convince farmers that they should grow alternative crops, sources said. States have been asked to formulate specific plans at a meeting chaired by Ashok Dalwai, additional secretary in the min
Financial Chronicle (in)
added Oct 15, 2015 13:05
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[India] J&K becoming lung cancer capital of country

In the workshop, Additional Commissioner, Sharma was the Chief Guest while CMO Dr. Parvinder presided over the function. Prabhakar said Jammu and Kashmir has the high incidence of smoking and is becoming the lung cancer capital of India due to increased
Kashmir Times (in)
added Oct 17, 2015 13:24
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[Asia] Heart and respiratory diseases are India's biggest killers

Heart and respiratory diseases have gradually become silent killers for Indians, according to the recent Global Burden of Disease Study. High blood pressure, pollution, smoking and alcohol, have become risk factors that will further cut the life-expectan
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2015 11:04
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[Asia, India] Tobacco notice an eyewash, fear docs

The September 24 notification was due six months ago and seems aimed at allaying the anger of Rajasthan High Court, which had asked the government to explain its delay in introducing the 85 per cent warnings, health experts and anti-tobacco activists sa
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Oct 12, 2015 17:47
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[Asia, India] Government to launch 'M Cessation' to help kick tobacco habit

The government will soon offer a mobile phone-based intervention to tobacco users where they will be counselled to kick the habit. The Union Health Ministry will launch "Mobile(m) Cessation" to develop tobacco use abstinence among people interested in
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:19
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[Asia, India] Despite undergoing treatment to kick nicotine addiction, Ranbir Kapoor back to smoking

Kapoor was recently in news for undertaking some therapeutic non-smoking sessions at the Original FX Mayr Health Center in Austria. This center helps people kick their smoking habits and Ranbir had participated on the insistance of Katrina. The actor who
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Oct 12, 2015 16:54
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[Asia, India] More and more women are now chewing tobacco

An article published in Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (APJCP) on Wednesday has revealed that the prevalence of chewing tobacco is increasing among women. It further emphasises that women chewing tobacco have been a neglected segment, but look
Free Press Journal (in)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:19
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[Asia, India] Tobacco easily available around schools

GURGAON: City schools are struggling to curb the sale of tobacco products around their campuses in Gurgaon. TOI found that tobacco products were easily available in grocery shops or inside shopping complexes within 100 yards of several schools. A TOI tea
Times of India
added Oct 10, 2015 13:43
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] Why Trans-Pacific pact is worrying health activists

tobacco has been carved out of this deal; but that is a disservice to health, as it makes other aspects of health vulnerable for companies to exploit, said Menghaney. Health is not just about tobacco, there are medicines for lung cancer, for example, that
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Oct 6, 2015 17:34
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[Asia, India] Hookah bars violating COTPA with impunity

The mushrooming hookah bars across the city, which are frequented by minors, will be under the scanner for violation of the Cigarette and other Tobacco Products...development comes nearly a month after the high court clarified the ambiguity over the oper
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:46
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