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[India] Bollywood Celebs Who Successfully Quit Smoking

Shah Rukh Khan recently said that he would try his best to quit smoking very soon, guess when a top celebrity like him initiates such a cause, a lot of his fan base will take heed to his advice and try to quit smoking too. (in)
added Jun 10, 2014 12:25

[Asia, India] Passive or Not, Tobacco Smoke Can Choke Foetus to Death

Every time, a pregnant woman is exposed to smoking, her foetus is precariously exposed to meet with intra-uterine deaths, say experts. The pulmonologists testify that in a state like Kerala where the prevalence rate of smoking is high, such premature dea
New Indian Express (in)
added Jun 9, 2014 19:46

[Asia] 10 per cent hike on tobacco products to reduce consumption: Public Health Foundation of India

Key findings from PHFI study on "An Empirical Study of India's Fiscal Policies against Tobacco: A State Level Analysis" was released by Union Health Secretary Luv Verma today. The study highlighted that a 10 per cent increase in bidi prices will lead
The Economic Times (India)
added Jun 9, 2014 11:24

[Asia, India] Schools told to shun events sponsored by tobacco firms

In its latest circular, CBSE has directed schools affiliated to it not to allow their students to participate in the events sponsored by firms or subsidiaries of firms promoting the use of tobacco in any form.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 6, 2014 06:08

[Asia, India] No sale of tobacco in Delhi on last day of every month

Delhi government plans a 'dry day' for smokers. There will be no sale of tobacco or related products on the last day of every month. This is being projected as a drive against tobacco use, and a campaign to generate awareness about tobacco's harmful effe
Times of India
added Jun 2, 2014 22:20

[Asia, India] Most tobacco users never even try quitting: Survey

"Nine out of 10 respondents never tried quitting of smoking or chewing tobacco," a survey conducted by general insurer ICICI Lombard has said. "Own willpower is rated as the biggest source of motivation to quit smoking followed by motivation by friends,
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 1, 2014 08:09

[Asia, India] Documentary on economic, health impact of tobacco

ministry of health and family welfare along with the World Lung Foundation has unveiled a documentary that shows the effect of tobacco on the lives of Indian citizens. The documentary named "The Price We Pay", launched on the eve of World Tobacco day (Ma
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 1, 2014 08:00

[Asia, India] Country's first tobacco-free village in Nagaland

Gariphema village in Nagaland has been declared the country's first "tobacco-free village". The declaration was made by principal secretary R Benchilo Thong on the occasion of "World No Tobacco Day" on Saturday at the Gariphema village council hall. It
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:55

[Asia, India] Artistes depict tobacco addict's life

Known for promoting Indian classical dances forms, Pracheen Kala Kendra, and The Engine Room ,an ensemble of modern and contemporary dancers, teamed up to present theme-based choreographies on World No Tobacco Day at Tagore Theatre here on Saturday.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:20

[Asia, India] 'Higher tax on tobacco reduces consumption'

AURANGABAD: The district tobacco control cell (DTCC) has organised a series of events aimed at increasing public awareness on harmful effects of tobacco use, to observe 'World No Tobacco Day' on May 31.
Times of India
added Jun 1, 2014 07:15
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