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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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[Asia, India] Nicotine replacement therapy is the new hope for smokers

the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is promoting Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) to help people quit smoking. The therapy uses low nicotine (major constituent of cigarettes) products, thereby cutting down on the craving and easing the sympt
India Today Magazine (in)
added Jul 17, 2015 13:11
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[Asia] Nicotine therapy promoted by Centre as India's annual smoking deaths soar to an estimated 1.5 Million by 2020

India is the second-largest consumer of tobacco globally, and accounts for nearly one million deaths annually, which is one-sixth of the world’s tobacco-related deaths. This figure is expected to go up to 1.5 million annually by 2020. To buck the trend,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 19, 2015 22:28
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[Asia, India] Nagaland government bans all forms of tobacco

The government of Nagaland has prohibited permanently the manufacture, storage, sale and distribution of all forms of processed sweet flavored/scented/chewable tobacco whether going by the name or form of gutkha, pan-masala, zarda etc., containing tobacc
ANI (in)
added Jul 16, 2015 14:21
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[Asia, India] ‘Want 85% photo warning on tobacco product packs’

In an almost four-hour long meeting on Wednesday, representatives from several public health groups including Public Health Foundation of India, Voluntary Health Association of India and Indian Cancer Society made detailed presentation highlighting some
Times of India
added Jul 16, 2015 14:20
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[Asia, India, Korea - South] New air filter can clear cigarette smoke quickly

A new air cleaning equipment has been developed that can purify the air completely in an hour inside a smoking room where 10 people are simultaneously smoking. The equipment has been developed by Korean researchers.
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 13, 2015 12:00
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[Asia, India] Tobacco Crop Size Fixed at 120m kg

The Tobacco Board, at its board meeting in Hyderabad on Friday, decided to fix crop size for 2015-16 at 120 million kg for AP basing on the indents received from the Indian Tobacco Association as against 172 million kg fixed for 2014-15.
New Indian Express (in)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41
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[Asia, India] Court directs govt to implement bigger smoking warnings

An Indian court has directed the federal government to immediately implement a rule for bigger health warnings on tobacco packaging, months after the measure was put on hold pending a report from a parliamentary panel.
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2015 10:01
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[Asia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka] Pakistan outdoes India in Tobacco control: WHO

Pakistan along with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has implemented superior strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco in comparison with India, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41
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[Asia, India] Court directs New Delhi to implement bigger smoking warnings

has directed the federal government to immediately implement a rule for bigger health warnings on tobacco packaging, months after the measure was put on hold... A court order, issued by the High Court of Rajasthan state last week and seen by Reuters on Fr
Reuters
added Jul 10, 2015 13:38
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