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[Asia, India] Dr Harsh Vardhan initiates coordinated effort for alternatives to tobacco crops

Vardhan has initiated this coordinated, multi-ministerial move so that interest of farmers are protected. This meeting is in lieu of the government’s plan to lower the production of tobacco and protect the financial interests of the farmers
The Health Site (in)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:33
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[Africa, India, Russia] BULLETIN Day 4 (PDF)

the Article 17 & 18 working group report poses a serious threat to the integrity of Article 5.3 and will give tobacco manufacturers and their agents a guaranteed back door to tobacco control policy discussions, if guiding principle 2 is adopted in its pr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 15, 2014 20:43
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[Asia] India Takes Historic Step to Protect Health and Save Lives by Requiring Large, Graphic Tobacco Warnings

Dr. Vardhan and the Government of India have demonstrated bold and courageous leadership because it is clear the tobacco industry will challenge this notification, just as they have with other effective tobacco control measures. All over the world, in co
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:22
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[Asia, India] Tobacco rules in Bihar go up in smoke

Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) which provides for imposing penalty on individuals consuming or promoting various tobacco products. But no one was fined under the Act in Nalanda and Saran districts during the four years. State police fine
Times of India
added Oct 15, 2014 13:22
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[Asia] Tobacco stain on India

The report from the Canadian Cancer Society released today at a World Health Organisation conference in Moscow has listed India at 136th position, lower than the 123rd position it had been granted in a similar report two years ago. “This just means othe
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:22
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[Asia] India not enforcing pictorial warnings on cigarette packs: report

India has slipped to 136th position in the list of 198 countries that warn smokers about the hazards of smoking through graphic pictures on cigarette packages. By not enforcing pictorial warnings on both sides of a cigarette pack as is mandated by the W
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:21
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[Asia] UPDATE 2-India tightens rules on cigarettes, tobacco branding

Besides illustrations showing the negative effects of smoking, packets will be required to carry the word "WARNING" and the phrase "Smoking causes throat cancer", the Health Ministry said. Similar warnings would be required on other tobacco products.
Reuters
added Oct 15, 2014 13:20
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[Asia] India tightens rules on cigarette health warnings

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said by law warnings in pictures and text would need to cover 85% of the surface of packs - just 15% would be for branding. The new rules will be in force within months, he said, adding: "Tobacco means nothing else except d
BBC Online
added Oct 15, 2014 12:54
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[Asia, India] 85% of space on cigarette packs to be covered with warning

From April next year, 85 per cent of space on cigarette packs and other tobacco products in India will have to be covered with graphic and text warnings about adverse health effects, becoming the country with the highest element of warning on packages.
Times of India
added Oct 15, 2014 12:38
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[Asia, India] Tobacco panel for increase in the permissible age to 25 from 18

formed by the Union ministry of health and family welfare to review the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003, has come out with its suggestions. These include a ban on advertisements of tobacco products at points of sale, banning the sale of lo
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 14, 2014 14:00
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