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[Asia, India] Haryana to set up committee to monitor tobacco control

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij today approved the formulation of a State Level Coordinating Committee (SLCC), which would be the nodal committee for implementation, monitoring and evaluation of tobacco control activities, an official spokesman said.
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:40
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[Asia, India] Stop targeting organisations working for tobacco control, hospital tells MHA

as the home ministry trains its guns on organisations working in tobacco control – the latest on the list is Bloomberg Philanthropies – a senior doctor from the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital has written to home minister Rajnath Singh against targeting of
Indian Express
added Sep 12, 2017 03:05
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[Asia, India] Jefferies has this to say about ITC stock as core business comes under pressure

ITC’s cigarette business remains impacted by regulatory pressures in terms of sharp tax hikes and other anti-tobacco measures, which has led to pressure on volumes and Ebit growth. Other businesses i.e., FMCG, paper, hotels and agri, should see gradual up
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 11, 2017 02:47
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[Asia, India] Cancer specialist asks PM for tobacco probe

Kailash Sharma, director of academics at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, has cited leaked government and tobacco industry documents to seek a probe into whether a Union home ministry note allegedly depicting tobacco control as an unhealthy activity
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:08
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[India] SC upholds Goa amendment banning gutka, tobacco

PANJIM: The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the health amendment made by the then Manohar Parrikar government in 2004 banning gutka and tobacco dismissing the petition filed by Ghodawat Pan Masala Products. Although gutka, pan masala and other flavoured t
Oherald -Herald-Goa (in)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:14
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[Asia, India] E-cigarette ban: Experts warn of harmful consequences for smokers – Read

Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Punjab, Maharashtra and Kerala, have prohibited sales of e-cigarettes, while tobacco cigarettes remain legal.
Zee News (in)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:42
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[Asia, India] Lens on US charities funding NGOs with anti-tobacco drive

Even as US-based charity Bloomberg Philanthropies is still being "watched"...three of its recipient NGOs have been denied renewal of registration under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) or had their registration cancelled over the past year.
Times of India
added Sep 4, 2017 11:33
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[Asia, India] E-cigarette ban wipes out less harmful alternative for smokers: Experts

Banning e-cigarettes may deprive Indian smokers of a substantially less harmful alternative, which can be against public health and can result in adverse consequences, experts have warned. Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Pun
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 3, 2017 20:31
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[Asia, India] Tobacco Board raises crop size

The flue-cured Virginia tobacco growers in AP and Karnataka have been provided relief after the Tobacco Board has raised the crop size to 136 million KG for 2017-18. The decision comes after the growers had repeatedly urged the Board against forcing them
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 30, 2017 20:56
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[Asia, India] Man with cancer shoots dead colleague who introduced him to smoking in Delhi

Mustakeem Ahmad, a cook at a west Delhi restaurant, was arrested...blamed Inayat for getting him addicted to smoking that later led to his cancer. Amid all this, Ahmad’s work quality deteriorated and he was removed from his job.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 29, 2017 13:49
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