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[Asia] India Acts to Save Lives by Taxing Cigarettes, Bidis at Highest Rate

The GST negotiations in India featured intensive lobbying by every sector of the tobacco industry, including major cigarette companies, bidi “barons” and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. By subjecting tobacco to the highest GST rate, the government of In
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:41
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[Asia] E-cigarettes: Understanding the e-puff situation in India, challenges new fad presents

The Maharashtra Health Department is in the process of asking the state Food and Drug Administration to ban e-cigarettes... The way shown by Punjab notwithstanding, until a law or policy is laid down, drug inspectors will find themselves working in a lega
Indian Express
added Jun 7, 2017 16:38
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[Asia, India] Hookah smoking more cancerous than cigarettes: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said it (hookah) smoke has higher cancerous potential than cigarette smoke. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement here this afternoon said hookah smoke contains higher levels of cancer-causing chemicals th
United News of India (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:06
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[Asia, India] Call to bar airport tobacco sales

The Union health ministry has directed civil aviation authorities to ban the sale of tobacco from shops near "smoking rooms" in airports, a new move to implement provisions in the country's tobacco control laws. A senior health official has written to th
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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[Asia, India] SHUKLA: Food, nay tobacco, for thought

unless we bring the affected community centre stage, alongside specialists and experts, we can happily (or rather sadly) keep on observing World No Tobacco Day forever.
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:45
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[Asia, India] THOMAS: Tobacco endgame is imperative for sustainable development

The greatest challenge is to fight the corrupt and devious advances of the tobacco industry, which has globally infiltrated national economies. Cloe Franko, Senior International Organizer, Challenge Big Tobacco, Corporate Accountability International, an
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:45
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[Asia, India] OKOYE: Tobacco threatens the health of everyone

in a webinar titled “Tobacco end game is imperative for sustainable development” organized by Citizen News Service (CNS). Prof Kant cautioned that taking tobacco in any form is harmful, be it smoking cigarettes, or chewing tobacco, or using hookah/waterpi
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:45
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[Asia, India] City doctors list out the harmful side-effects of smoking to help you kick the butt

India has many rehabilitation centres and de-addiction camps to help people quit smoking. RML Hospital is one of three government-run de-addiction centres in Delhi, besides Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) and the VP Chest Institu
India Today Magazine (in)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:47
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[Asia, India] RAMAKANT: Tobacco endgame is critical 'cog in the wheel' for sustainable development

by adopting UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but tobacco triggered pandemics threaten to stall or even reverse the progress made. Tobacco is a major risk factor of killer non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardio-vascular diseases, cancers,
E-Pao.net (in)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:17
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[Asia, India] RAMAKANT: Tobacco endgame is critical 'cog in the wheel' for sustainable development

by adopting UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but tobacco triggered pandemics threaten to stall or even reverse the progress made. Tobacco is a major risk factor of killer non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardio-vascular diseases, cancers,
E-Pao.net (in)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:17
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