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[Asia, India] Banned tobacco creeps like cancer into shops

Days after the Maharashtra government banned the manufacture, storage, and sale of all forms of chewing tobacco, TOI carried out a sting operation at 10 places in Ahmedabad where it found that the ban was being subverted. Interestingly, shopkeepers hav
Times of India
added Aug 7, 2015 20:27
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[Asia, India] ‘Govt hand in glove with tobacco industry’

"But despite the evident conflict of interest, representatives of this industry have always been there in the government decision-making bodies," said Dr Prakash Gupta...in the city for a seminar being organized by the RST Regional Cancer Hospital on Sund
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2015 06:04
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[Asia, India] Smoking and erectile dysfunction are linked with each other

current studies have shown that lifestyle choices play a big role in the occurrence of this sexual disorder. For example, smoking and alcoholism account for about 25% of all causes of erectile dysfunction.
merinews (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:23
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[Asia, India] Gutka /Smoking kills 2500 daily, Jamia Nizamia fatwa says ‘Halal’ and ‘Jayaz’

our Islamic scholars are issuing a Fatwa that the ‘Income from Gutkha and Tobacco’ is ‘Halal’ and ‘Jayaz’. Some scholars are saying it as Makrooh and some are calling it as Karahat. How a thing that is destroying a Human body badly can be allowed in Isl
Siasat Daily (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:00
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[Asia, India] Bidi smoking is equally hazardous as cigarette smoking

Union Health Minister JP Nadda said, "Bedi smoking is no less hazardous than cigarette smoking. A bedi contains about one-fourth the quantity of tobacco as a cigarette, yet it delivers a higher amount of tar and nicotine."
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:27
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[Asia, India] Civil society in favour of bigger warning display on tobacco

Among the civil society groups and institutions that have sent representations to the Centre over health issues, nearly 80 per cent have expressed support in favour of bigger pictorial warnings on tobacco products, government today said.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:16
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[Asia, India] Why smoking is bad news for your spine and how to deal with it

Our expert Dr Satnam Singh Chhabra, Head Neuro and Spine Department, Sir Gangaram Hospital explains everything you need to know about the adverse effects of smoking on spinal health.
The Health Site (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 15:28
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[Asia] Perceived effectiveness of text and pictorial health warnings for smokeless tobacco packages in Navi Mumbai, India, and Dhaka, Bangladesh: findings from an experimental study

Pictorial warnings are more effective than text-only messages. Pictorial warnings depicting graphic health effects may have the greatest impact, consistent with research from high-income countries on cigarette warnings.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 24, 2015 11:22
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[Asia, India] State forms panel to enforce tobacco Act

Chandigarh...government has become the first state to have constituted an empowered committee to deal with the tobacco industry’s interference in public health policies...would mainly focus on the implementation of Section 5.3 of the WHO Framework Conven
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:42
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[Asia, India] Punjab forms Committee for implementation of Tobacco Control Act

Punjab government has constituted an Empowered Committee to carry forward its crusade against tobacco and ensure implementation of Tobacco Control Act across the state. The high powered committee would mainly focus on implementation of Section 5.3 of WHO
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:44
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