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[Asia, India] What do teenagers think about smoking?

1900 students were randomly chosen from six states ...89% teenagers agreed that if it’s ok for their parents to smoke, then its ok for them too. 87% teenagers believe that watching actors smoke in movies promotes smoking among the audience. 85% teenagers
The Daily Rising Kashmir (in)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:15
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[Asia, India] HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt reply on plea to regulate e-cigarettes sale

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the response of the Centre and the AAP government on a plea seeking to regulate the sale and consumption of e-cigarettes. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:54
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[Asia, India] Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

Over 50 per cent of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress, and because smoking makes them appear "cool" among their peers, finds a survey. The survey showed that over 52 per cent teenagers believed that smoking
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:29
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[Asia, India] What do teenagers think about smoking? Fortis’ study reveals stunning findings

Almost all teenagers think that if their parents smoke, it is OK for them to smoke! / the Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, under the aegis of Dr. Samir Parikh, conducted a survey among adolescents. The team engaged and interacted with
The Health Site (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:26
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[Asia] Mumbai cancer specialists seek ban on smoking at all airports in India

Oncologists say second and third-hand smoke from smoking lounges at the airports poses cardiac and cancer threats to fliers
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 01:51
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[Asia] Tobacco consumption: Why bidi, not cigarette, is bigger challenge for India

As these adverts hit US screens, it seems like a good time for India to evaluate if it is doing enough to curb the prevalence of tobacco among its citizens. After all, India is the second-largest consumer and producer of the product.
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:38
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[India] Band-aid on a fracture? Why Delhi Police's sting on shopkeeper selling cigarette to minors is not the solution

India Global Youth Tobacco Survey notes that 21.9% kids live in homes where relatives openly smoke in their presence. Not only does that expose them to second hand smoke, but normalises the habit in their mind. The survey also states that 56.2% of kids b
Indian Express (in)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:08
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[India] Tobacco consumption in Mizoram declines

The overall tobacco consumption in Mizoram has come down from 67.2 % to 58.7 % registering 8.5 per cent decrease, the latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) report said. The Mizoram state also achieved improvement in many other parameters.
Morung Express (in)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:11
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[Asia, India] Second-hand smoke risk

People in the northeastern states are exposed to more passive smoking at home than other parts of the country, according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2) 2016-17. While the national average of people exposed to second-hand smoke at home is 39
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:10
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[Asia] Tobacco use declines in India by six per cent

Three North-eastern states — Assam, Tripura and Manipur — have logged an increase in tobacco use despite anti-tobacco laws and a ban enforced by militants. Countrywide, however, tobacco use has declined by six per cent — from 34.6 per cent to 28.6 per cen
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:31
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