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Fifty years on, thanks to various initiatives, that number has declined to just over 15%... This has saved the lives of over 8 million Americans, it says. This is particularly relevant to India, where big tobacco firms such as Philip Morris have spotted a
Oct 16, 2017 Quartz
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On Monday, Bengaluru development minister KJ George launched a new initiative called the Smoke Free City. This is part of Bengaluru's involvement in Partnership for Healthy Cities, an initiative led by WHO global ambassador for non-communicable disease (
Oct 17, 2017 Times of India
added Oct 17, 2017 13:02
A campaign which, among other things, aims to bring down the exposure of people to second-hand smoke was launched on Monday. The initiative will be part of the city’s involvement in the ‘Partnership for Healthy Cities’, a global network of cities committ
Oct 16, 2017 The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 17, 2017 00:39
[India] 'Every year after Diwali respiratory diseases double': Sharp rise in lung cancer among Delhi's non-smokers
Leading pulmonologists blame the worrisome trend on poor air quality and claim there is a tectonic shift in patient profile as the number of non-smokers contracting the deadly disease has gone up to 40 per cent from about 10 per cent 15 years ago.
Oct 11, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:31
harmful to children and babies as well and can exacerbate the onset of sudden unexplained death in infants (SUDI), bronchitis, pneumonia, and asthma.
Oct 10, 2017 Zee News (in)
added Oct 11, 2017 04:06
Farmers in the traditional tobacco-growing areas of the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh are said to be exploring the possibility of switching from tobacco to crops such as Bengal gram. Mechanization has made growing Bengal gram relatively easy and f
Oct 10, 2017 Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 10, 2017 20:39
With illicit cigarettes capturing a fifth of the Indian cigarette market, a global tobacco major has said it will fund proposals under its $100 million global initiative to support third-party projects dedicated to the fight against illegal trade.
Oct 10, 2017 The Economic Times (India)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
Speaking about this, Dr TS Kler, Chairman, Pushpawati Singhania Heart Institute, New Delhi said, "Passive smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke is a 'hidden' risk factor for heart disease and needs more awareness and attention. Breathing secondhand smo
Oct 10, 2017 Business Standard (in)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:33
Delivering the 264th Monthly Health Lecture of the Public Garden Walkers' Association on ‘Tobacco Leads To Cancer - Stop Cancer Before It Starts’ today in Hyderabad, Dr Arsheed H Hakeem, Senior Consultant Head and Neck Oncology Surgeon, Apollo Cancer Hosp
Oct 9, 2017 The Hans India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 21:05
The plea said the "sale of tobacco products within a 100 -yard radius of educational institutions is prohibited under COTPA. However, the norms linked to this Act are being openly flouted by vendors."
Oct 9, 2017 PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 18:26