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Tobacco industry trumps as India court cancels stringent health labeling rules

An Indian court on Friday quashed federal rules that mandated stringent graphic health warnings on tobacco products, lawyers involved in the case said, in a decision seen as a major victory for the tobacco industry and a setback for health advocates. In
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2017 20:22
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[Asia, India] ‘High tax leads to 5.6% drop in consumption of tobacco’

The prevalence of smoking in Rajasthan has decreased by 5.6 percentage points in Global Adult Tobacco Survey...Sambandh Health Foundation, said, "GATS-2 findings reiterate that taxation remains a key policy initiative for better health consequences. Even
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:20
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[Asia, India] NGO wants action against aruvi makers for tobacco act Violation

The protagonist of Tamil film Aruvi may be a rebel, but images of Aditi Balan smoking a cigar in posters are a clear violation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) 2003.
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:18
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[Asia, India] Karnataka HC strikes down rule on stringent tobacco pack warnings

Cigarette companies have partially won a legal battle against the Union government, as the Karnataka High Court on Friday declared as unconstitutional the Cigarette and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2014, which had enh
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:15
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[Asia] HC order on pictorial warning on cigarettes will affect India’s global image: Activists

Stating that India stands in third position in the global ranking of pictorial warning on tobacco products, advocate K V Dhananjay said the move would bring down the country to 106 position. "Prime minister Narendra Modi's ambitious goal of leading the wo
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:14
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[India] Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress, and because smoking makes them appear “cool” among their peers, finds a survey. The survey showed that over 52 per cent teenagers believed that smoking helps increase concentration levels.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 15:04
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[Asia, India] Maharashtra FDA approaches law and judiciary dept over ban on e-cigarettes

has sought the opinion of the state’s law and judiciary department on what legal provisions it can invoke to impose a ban on electronic cigarettes. The move comes after the regulatory body found it can neither term vaping devices as a ‘drug’ nor as a ‘foo
Indian Express (in)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:17
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[Asia, India] Exclusive: Philip Morris Funded Anti-Smoking Foundation Targeting Public Health Leaders With Grants

A leaked email from an anti-smoking foundation funded by tobacco major Philip Morris International has revealed that the foundation is targeting prominent figures in global health and encouraging them to apply for grants for projects that can “reduce deat
The Wire (in)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:16
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[India] Cannes lifetime award caps Pandey brothers' ad journey

Individually, too, the two had work to boast of. For example, Piyush's 'Second-hand smoke kills' won double gold at Cannes in 2002, the first time an Indian campaign bagged the honour.
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:01
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[Asia, India] More smokers in Rajasthan than national average, but overall tobacco use has declined: Survey

The number of smokers in Rajasthan is more than the national average, but the overall tobacco use by adults has declined in the state over the past more than five years, revealed Global Adult Tobacco Survey
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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