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India moves to deny tobacco industry's right to trade

In a legal argument relying on a Roman-era law doctrine, the Indian government aims to take away the tobacco industry's right to trade in an effort to limit opposition to new regulations.
Christian Science Monitor
added Feb 1, 2018 03:19
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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year... “The study demonstrates the economic importance of targeted primary prevention activities embedded in national cancer control policies. Focusi
UN News Service
added Feb 1, 2018 02:50
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[Asia, India] TOBACCO: Leading cause of death

The vulnerability of the youth to tobacco use and the growing use of tobacco among youngsters is a matter of concern in the state of Jammu and Kashmir particularly in Kashmir valley besides drug addiction. There are four harmful constituents added to tob
Greater Kashmir (in)
added Jan 31, 2018 03:55
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[Asia] Survey across India to gauge tobacco consumption among youngsters

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is initiating a large-scale study across India titled ‘Global Young Tobacco Survey’ to gauge tobacco consumption pattern among youngsters aged 13 to 17 years. The survey comes months after the central governme
Indian Express (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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With Roman law doctrine, India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights

The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry's legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations. New Delhi
Reuters
added Jan 30, 2018 03:35
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India recorded total productivity loss of $6.7 billion in 2012 due to cancer: Study

India ranks second in productivity losses because of cancer, and the cost per death ratio in the country was a startling 2.7 - almost double that of other BRICS countries. India also recorded a total productivity loss of $6.7 billion in 2012 due to cancer
Times Now (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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[Asia] India losing productivity worth billions of dollars due to cancer

the highest productivity losses – $0.74 billion – because of the lip and oral cancers is alarming. China too recorded a loss of nearly $8 billion in productivity annually due to tobacco smoking. "The use of smokeless tobacco, often combined with betel qu
DNA India (in)
added Jan 29, 2018 17:52
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[Asia, India] Notice To Karan Johar's TV Show For "Promoting" Tobacco

"We have come to know that a huge and strategic display/promotion of Tobacco/ Pan Masala Brand 'Kamla Pasand' is being carried out at Star Plus Television Channel in the Reality show 'India's Next Superstars' being telecast through out India. "This Pro
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Asia, India] Sale of tobacco in shops selling FMCG items banned in Maharashtra

government announced a ban on sale of tobacco at shops that sell chocolates, chips and other edible items, a top FDA official said. .. "Children tend to get influenced a lot by the presence of tobacco and other items while they are out shopping for food i
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Asia, India] 800 govt schools declared tobacco-free

As many as 800 government schools in the national Capital have been declared tobacco-free which means no tobacco vendor would now be seen in a 100-metre radius of these institutes. After sending out 32 letters to the Director of Education (DoE), the Delh
DNA India (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12
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