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A remote Indian island, its fiercely isolationist inhabitants, and the death of an American missionary

ther Andaman tribes’ encounters with modernity had not left them better off. Indian settlers have overtaken Jarawa forests, exposing the natives to alcohol and tobacco and subjecting some women to sexual abuse.
Nov 26, 2018 09:04 by Los Angeles Times

[India] Priyanka Chopra and Madhu ban alcohol and cigarettes on Pahuna sets

Collaborating with kids on their upcoming Sikkimese film, Pahuna, the mother-daughter duo has put in place a no-smoking and no-alcohol policy. Dr Madhu Chopra tells mid-day, "Since the film features children as the protagonists, we put this rule in place
Nov 25, 2018 20:48 by (in)

[India] Government advisory on e-cigarette ban not binding on states: Delhi HC

The Delhi high court has held that the Centre’s advisory to ban sale of e-cigarettes is not binding on states and Union Territories. “The advisory is not binding and it would be open to the respective states and union territories to take an informed dec
Nov 17, 2018 04:16 by Hindustan Times (in)

[India] Decide within 6 months if cigarette pkts will have nicotine & tar content levels on label: U’khand HC to Centre

Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Monday directed the central government to “consider within a period of six months whether a part of Section 7 of The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, P
Nov 14, 2018 04:27 by Times of India

[India] Vapers fume over government advisory banning e-cigarettes

But doctors involved in tobacco control programmes in India feel the nicotine content in e-cigarettes is equally or more harmful. According to S.K. Arora, the tobacco control officer of the Delhi government, the average nicotine content of a cigarette is
Nov 12, 2018 21:50 by The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)

[India] Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors

"A child who is born in Delhi is taking in gulps of bad air which is equivalent to smoking 20 to 25 cigarettes on the first day of his life," said Arvind Kumar, a prominent Delhi lung surgeon.
Nov 6, 2018 16:42 by AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)

[India] Cigarette packets yet to have govt's new warning

government's notification that packs of all tobacco products must carry its new warning - a scarier image & messaging and a toll-free number for help in quitting - has gone up in smoke in the Capital! A Mail Today reality check at scores of shops across
Oct 30, 2018 22:39 by India Today Magazine (in)

India's ITC Q2 profit rises about 12 pct, beats estimates

Oct 28, 2018 15:40 by Reuters

[India] Rights groups seek lifting of ban on e-cigarettes in Punjab

Two organizations -- one seeking to reduce tobacco's harmful effects and the other representing consumer rights group -- sought lifting of the government's recent ban on e-cigarettes. The Council for Harm-Reduced Alternatives (CHRA), which works towards
Oct 25, 2018 22:11 by IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)

[India] Air pollution can affect your child’s mental health and IQ

Some researchers believe that traffic pollution acts like secondhand smoke, restricting the intake of oxygen and nutrients that are needed by the foetus. This affects the human cell development and causes problems later in life.
Oct 18, 2018 05:30 by Indian Express (in)
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