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India's health ministry calls for halting sales of e-cigarettes, smoking devices

called on Tuesday for stopping the sale or import of electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco devices that companies like Philip Morris International Inc were planning to launch in the country.
Reuters
added Aug 29, 2018 07:04
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[Asia, India] HC raps Centre for delaying implementation of rules on e-cigarettes

“What does the Union of India proposes to do? Some States have guidelines now,” the Bench said adding, “This is an important issue particularly with schools and educational institutions”. The High Court was hearing a petition filed in public interest by
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:56
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[Asia, India] Second hand smoke linked to dry cough among teenagers

The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, involved 7,389 non-smoking US teenagers without asthma.The findings showed that teenagers exposed to just one hour of second-hand smoke per week are 1.5 times more likely to find it harder to exercise and t
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 22, 2018 18:05
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[Asia, India] New pictorial warning for tobacco products issued, to be used from September 1

The Union Health Ministry issued today enhanced pictorial warnings to be printed on packets of cigarette and other tobacco products, highlighting the ill-effects of tobacco consumption, according to an official statement. These new pictorial warnings wil
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 21, 2018 12:56
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Quit-smoking helpline number on India cigarette packs

India says tobacco firms must print a helpline number to combat smoking on all cigarette packs from 1 September. The health ministry has also released new pictorial warnings, showing images of diseased organs and rotting teeth. The government has asked
BBC Online
added Aug 21, 2018 12:55
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[Asia, India] Once a smoker, always a smoker is a myth: Sherlyn Chopra

Actress-model Sherlyn Chopra, who is going to create awareness about side-effects of smoking through her new anti-smoking video, has said that once a smoker, always a smoker is a myth. Sherlyn Chopra was interacting with media to talk about her new anti-
New Kerala.com (in)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:17
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[India] Johns Hopkins to hold S Asia Tobacco Control Leadership Program in Nov in Indonesia

The five-day India Tobacco Control Leadership Program, helmed by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), today ended with organisers hoping that its participants would emerge as "ambassadors of change" in combating the tobacco menace.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 10, 2018 18:43
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[India] E-smokers Under Fire

In India, the preferred method to buy e-cigarette merchandise, from the juices and the batteries to the vape itself, is through online distributors. Most of them ship these products from foreign shores, especially China, which is widely believed to be th
Open - The Magazine (in)
added Aug 6, 2018 18:36
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[Asia] Five-day India Tobacco Control Leadership Programme kicks off tomorrow in Goa

Over 75 participants, including health and policy-making experts from India and abroad, have gathered in South Goa as part of a national tobacco-control leadership programme that starts tomorrow. The five-day programme aimed at effective implementation o
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 6, 2018 13:58
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[Asia, India] Nicotex's new ad aids smokers' willpower to control the urge

Nicotex, a brand in the smoking cessation category, has launched a new TV commercial for its Nicotine gum clearly demonstrating its scientific working action. The TVC emphasises that while willpower is critical but there are those moments where smokers te
Indian Television Dot Com (in)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:10
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