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[Asia, India] Campaign to smoke out tobacco begins next month

The health department will launch a week-long campaign against tobacco and related products across the State from January 10. The campaign aims at twin goals -- to rid educational institutions of tobacco and remove illegal advertisement boards promoting
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 24, 2013 23:10

[Asia, India] 10 years after Smoking Act, Indore wakes up

The administration has issued warning to hotels, shopping malls and commercial establishments to comply with the smoking ban or else be ready to cough up a fine of upto Rs200 if any person is found smoking in restricted area. Also, stringent measures wou
DNA India (in)
added Dec 22, 2013 23:45

[Asia, India] Smoky curse / In Himachal, smokers continue to light cigarettes in public places

In spite of the state being declared smoke-free, Himachalis are finding it hard to quit smoking. In the past seven months, more than 20,000 persons have been fined for smoking at banned places. Himachal Pradesh was declared a smoke-free state on July 2
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 16, 2013 21:50

[Asia, India] 'State govts need to ban tobacco sale'

Some 80,000 lives in India can be saved if state governments impose a ban on tobacco sale and consumption. Dr Ramesh S Bilimagga, president of association of radiologists and oncologists of India, informed that 6.5 lakh new cases of head and neck cancer a
Times of India
added Dec 14, 2013 17:45

[India] Bollywood director in censor clash over smoking warnings

Anurag Kashyap has filed a petition to the Bombay High Court objecting to the censorship board’s demand that his new film Ugly must carry the mandatory anti-tobacco warnings, including during smoking scenes. The petition comes after American director Wo
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 8, 2013 13:30

[Asia, India] Activists want tobacco firms out of CSR ambit

Chennai: Members of the Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) staged a demonstration on Saturday near the Chepauk guesthouse to stop tobacco industries from participating in corporate social re­s­ponsibility activities.
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Dec 8, 2013 13:28
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[India] Has Aamir Khan started smoking again?

Aamir Khan quit smoking for a good reason two years ago and we were as happy as his near and dear ones must have been. But the old adage ‘bad habits die hard’ holds true in Aamir’s case. We hear that the actor is back to lighting up. Apparently the talen
Bollywood Life (in)
added Dec 8, 2013 01:20

[Asia, India] Experts evolve recommendations to curb cancer

Experts Saturday evolved new strategies and recommendations to curb the rising threat of cancer and these would now be submitted to the health and family welfare ministry. The key recommendations include reducing tobacco consumption and production, reser
Mizonews.Net (in)
added Nov 30, 2013 13:43

[Asia, India] Cancer institutes recommend ways to promote research

Experts from leading cancers institutions, including AIIMS, submitted a set of recommendations to the Union Health Ministry demanding a part of the taxes coming from tobacco industry be reserved for cancer research. They also strongly advocated strict e
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 30, 2013 13:42

[Asia] 35 percent Indians use tobacco despite ad ban

The report also highlighted the need for stronger tobacco control policies and a change in the current prices of tobacco products in India to create social environments that are supportive of quitting. "Current regulations on tobacco advertising in Indi
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 29, 2013 20:23
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