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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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[Asia] India's Delhi government tells Philip Morris to remove all ads

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 chief tobacco control officer S. K. Arora, comes days after Reuters
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2017 15:17
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[Asia, India] 750 held for selling banned tobacco products

CHENNAI, JULY 23...Conducting intensive raids across the city in the last four days to prevent illegal sale of banned tobacco products, the city police have booked over 722 cases and arrested 750 persons for the sale and supply of the products.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 15:15
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[Asia] India to quiz Philip Morris on marketing of Marlboro

advertises Marlboro cigarettes...at tobacco shops in India and distributes free smokes at nightclubs and bars frequented by young people to promote the brand, Reuters reported earlier this week. The strategy is laid out in hundreds of pages of internal d
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2017 16:41
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[Asia, India] How a Delhi tobacco officer is taking on Marlboro

NEW DELHI: S. K. Arora spent more than three years trudging through the Indian summer heat and monsoon rains to inspect tobacco kiosks across this sprawling megacity, tearing down cigarette advertisements and handing out fines to store owners for putting
Times of India
added Jul 20, 2017 19:26
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