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[Asia, India] Beyond Disclaimers, No More Drinking, Smoking In ‘UA’ Films: CBFC

Says the CBFC chairperson Pahlaj Nihlani, “ Merely putting a ticker warning at some remote corner of the screen whenever there is smoking or drinking shown, is not enough any more. We feel the superstars who are followed by millions and who set an examp
The Quint (in)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:29
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[India] Fortify, scale-up life-saving tobacco control measures across SE Asia Region

More people than ever before are covered by life-saving tobacco control policies, including in the South-East Asia Region. That’s one of the findings of a new WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, which documents how 63% of the world’s population is
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2017 22:45
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[Asia, India] GST impact on cigarettes: Wills Classic, Gold Flake, Navy Cut prices to increase after hike in cess

A week after the GST Council raised the cess on cigarettes over the peak rate of 28 per cent, ITC increased cigarette prices by 4 to 8 per cent on as many as 25 different pack sizes and variants. Smokers will now have to shell out more for brands like Cla
Business Today (in)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:45
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[Asia, India] Indore: Tobacco consumption in teenagers reduced by at least 6 pc: Survey

Dr Dilip Kumar Acharya informed that lately the consumption of tobacco is going down and awareness about its bad effects on health is increasing, which has been proved by the results of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016-17 and the report is very enc
Free Press Journal (in)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:20
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[Australia, India] DEMAIO: The global war on tobacco is far from over

Leaked internal documents from the tobacco giant, Philip Morris, offered additional insights into the appalling and progressively complex tactics used by industry to protect profits over population health; increasingly focused on the world’s poorest natio
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Jul 24, 2017 21:24
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[Asia] Marlboro for every man: how one tobacco giant is luring youth to smoke in India

In official letters and face-to-face meetings, he told them India's tobacco control laws barred such public advertising and promotion of cigarettes. That included the Indian arm of Philip Morris International Inc, the world's largest publicly traded toba
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 24, 2017 18:51
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[Asia] Over two million enrolled in India’s quit tobacco programme in a year, says WHO report

The WHO has said more than 20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit-tobacco initiative of the Indian government and also advocated harnessing mobile technology for personalised advice. Considering the high interest in quitting among
Indian Express (in)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:34
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[Asia] Over 2 million Indians registered for anti-tobacco programmes in 2016, says WHO

WHO has said more than 20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit- tobacco initiative of the Indian government and also advocated harnessing mobile technology for personalised advice. Considering the high interest in quitting among to
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 20:08
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[Asia, India] Police stations likely to be tobacco-free by year-end

Jaipur: Rajasthan police is mulling over making its police stations, offices of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Superintendent of Police and its training institutes across the state tobacco-free by the end of this year. Senior police officers through v
Times of India
added Jul 23, 2017 20:07
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[Asia, India] Delhi govt tells Marlboro makers to take down cigarette ads or face lawsuit

The state government in Delhi told Philip Morris International Inc and other tobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if they do not comply. The order, sent by Delhi state's
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 15:21
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