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[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

[Asia, India] '34 pc minors in NE use tobacco'

the newly-amended Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, of the Union Ministry of Women and Child Deve-lopment has been welcomed by doctors and anti-tobacco activists alike. (in)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:29

[Asia, India] Smokers do it again

Six cities surveyed with dangerous levels of air pollution indicates air quality inside venues allowing smoking is worse than outdoors Smokers beware. Fresh data from cities with high levels of air pollution indicate that air quality inside venues where
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:47

[Asia, India] 'Indulge' fest to treat capital's whisky, cigar lovers

Indulge, a whisky and cigar festival to be held here next month, will feature an array of the greatest whiskies paired with a selection of cigars. Dramz Whiskey Bar and Lounge will host the fest February 6-7. In its maiden edition, Indulge will feature 4
Times of India
added Jan 30, 2016 21:37

[Asia, India] FDA drive against tobacco, tobacco product sellers yields Rs 1.19L

(FDA), Nagpur division, seized tobacco and tobacco based products valued at Rs 1.19 lakh in five days from January 18-22. These products were seized from outlets located within 91 meters of school or educational institution premises which is a violation
Times of India
added Jan 30, 2016 21:01

[Asia, India] German Opens Plane's Emergency Door For 'Fun' At Mumbai Airport: Up in smoke

Ravi Dhankar, who was on his way back to Mumbai from Singapore on flight 9W 09, was arrested after he was found smoking in the flight washroom on Sunday. An airline official said Dhankar was so inebriated that he could not answer the crewmembers questio
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jan 26, 2016 14:30

[Asia, India] E-commerce portals get notice for selling e-cigarettes in Pb

Punjab government has issued notices to various e-commerce portals for allegedly violating the Drugs and Cosmetics Act by selling e-cigarettes. On the directions of Health Minister Surjit Kumar Jiyani, State Tobacco Control Cell has issued notices to e
Business Standard (in)
added Jan 28, 2016 19:51

[Australia, India, Uae: Dubai] Multimillion-dollar fake cigarette trafficker did it for love

A man who admitted he trafficked knock-off cigarettes with a retail value of about $US5.5 million ($7.8 million) to the US via India and Dubai...he had been unduly influenced by his love for and subservience to his father, who sent him to the US to unwitt
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05

[India] Modi's Anti-Tobacco Campaign Hits ITC Earnings, Cigarette Sales

ITC Ltd., Asia’s second-largest publicly traded tobacco company, reported earnings that fell short of analyst estimates as the Indian government’s campaign against smoking dented cigarette sales.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 28, 2016 20:07
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