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[Asia] World Cancer Day: 5 key facts about lung cancer in India

#1. Smoking tobacco remains the single most important risk factor (80–90%) when it comes to developing lung cancer. #2. The overall estimated lung cancer mortality in India in 2012 was 63,759, making it the third most common cause of cancer-related mort
The Health Site (in)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:59
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[Asia, India] CHEWING TOBACCO STILL SOLD IN STATE DESPITE BAN

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016 states that around 19 per cent males smoke tobacco in MP while the numbers of women habitual of smoking is just 0.8 per cent. Over 38 per cent males in the State use tobacco in smokeless form (gutka, kahini and
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:34
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Exclusive: 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.
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2018 16:00
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Productivity losses due to premature mortality from cancer in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS): A population-based comparison

Locally-tailored strategies are required to reduce the economic burden of cancer in developing economies. Focussing on tobacco control, vaccination programs and cancer screening, combined with access to adequate treatment, could yield significant gains fo
Cancer Epidemiology [Cancer Detection and Prevention]
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] $46 billion in productivity lost to cancer in major emerging economies

(IARC) in partnership with leading cancer research institutions in these countries, the study shows that the productivity loss in Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China, and South Africa, collectively known as the BRICS countries, reached $46.3 bill
eCancer (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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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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