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[India] The elephant who DID forget... that smoking's bad for you! Naughty Nellie appears to enjoy a smoke

The five-ton beast in southern India can be seen in a video clip picking up ash left behind by smouldering blocks of wood with her trunk and placing them in her mouth. She then closes her mouth before blowing out a puff of smoke, making it look like sh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:12
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[Asia] 'Clinical' strike for #smokefreeindia

Vital Strategies, on Thursday commended the Indian government on the launch of a national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the harm of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS).
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:34
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[Asia] Tobacco Use Among Women – An Increasing Concern in India

According to studies, India now has 12.1 million women smokers and only lags behind the United States in this segment. While an average male smokes 6.1 cigarettes a day, a woman smokes an average of 7 cigarettes per day! And this is only the tip of the
The Quint (in)
added Mar 22, 2018 16:02
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[Asia, India] Health ministry launches national campaign to warn against dangers of second-hand smoke exposure

The Union health ministry has launched national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the deadly harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS). It is the first national tobacco control mass media campaign to promote the quitline
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:42
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Over half a million children in India are smoking cigarettes everyday

For all the government’s efforts to discourage smoking, it remains a common sight across India. What’s worse is that the deadly habit can begin incredibly early, affecting children as young as 10 years old. There are over 625,000 Indian children (pdf) a
Quartz
added Mar 20, 2018 22:18
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[India] ITC Says Supreme Court Upheld Sale Of Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa To Co

SAYS ‍SUPREME COURT ON MARCH 19 ALLOWED APPEALS FILED BY CO AND IFCI AND SET ASIDE AFORESAID JUDGEMENT OF BOMBAY HIGH COURT.SUPREME COURT UPHELD SALE OF PARK HYATT GOA RESORT & SPA, ORDERED BLUE COAST HOTELS TO HAND OVER PROPERTY TO ITC WITHIN 6 MONTHS.
Reuters
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[Asia, India] PGI collects 1,750-kg tobacco items from patients, wards

While the Health Department has failed to curb the use of tobacco in Chandigarh in hospitals, now, the PGI has taken a lead. In past three years, the PGI has recovered 1,750-kg of tobacco products from patients and their attendants, who were attempting
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:22
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[Asia, India] Smokers with a persistent cough are urged to get tested for TB

“Cough” shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke increases the risk of TB and of dying from the disease. A key barrier totimely diagnosis and treatment among smokers is the assumption that a cough is related to their smoking
The Health Site (in)
added Mar 16, 2018 17:58
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[India] Campaign launched to warn of dangerous link between tobacco and TB

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), during the End-TB Summit here, has re-launched 'Cough,' a national mass media campaign to warn citizens about the links between TB and tobacco use. 'Cough' shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to
ANI (in)
added Mar 16, 2018 17:55
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[Asia, India] Beware, smoking can affect your skin and worsen psoriasis

While quitting smoking doesn’t cure psoriasis, smoking aggravates the symptoms and may make the disease significantly worse, say experts.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:10
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