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[Asia, India] Anti-Smoking Messages on Screen Disturb Viewing, Says Shyam Benegal Panel

The Shyam Benegal-led committee constituted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to examine the film certification process has said that static warnings that appear during every smoking scene in movies disturb audiences' viewing experience. Th
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46

[Asia, India] Anti-Smoking Ads And Tickers To Be Replaced With One Static Message At The Beginning Of Films!

The Censor board in India is in its revamp mode it seems. The Shyam Benegal committee is trying hard to revamp Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and the latest change that they are all set to bring is to replace the anti-smoking ads and tickers
Times of India
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46

[Asia, India] Movies will now have just one ‘No Smoking’ disclaimer

cine-goers will no longer be disturbed by these disclaimers. This is one of the changes that the Shyam Benegal Committee has suggested in order to enhance the movie-watching experience. "The committee, formed three years ago, submitted the first part of i
Times of India
added Aug 1, 2016 13:59

[Asia, India] No anti-smoking disclaimers, suggests Benegal Committee

With a long-standing demand of filmmakers in mind, the Shyam Benegal Committee presented a fresh set of recommendations. The Committee which was instituted to overhaul the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has urged that the anti-smoking disclaime
Ahmedabad Mirror (in)
added Aug 1, 2016 00:57


it was on director Rohit Dhawan's insistence that John agreed to smoke on screen..he told Rohit that audience would not like to see him smoking. However, Rohit convinced him by saying that it was essential for his character.
Mumbai Mirror (in)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:27

[Asia, India] 'Women in Indore slums use tobacco to tackle workload, hunger'

found that around 35% women in urban slums of Indore consume tobacco in varied forms, with 25.14% consuming tobacco to suppress hunger and increase productivity at workplace. With a sample size of 1,000, the MPVHA survey was conducted after speaking to wo
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jul 27, 2016 15:05

[Asia] Tobacco use in India: It's a cultural practice

According to a study, almost 70 per cent of the tobacco consumed in India is totally outside the tax net and a bulk of it is not even packaged. Tobacco appears to be as old as human civilisation. In India, it was introduced in the 17th century by the Por
Asian Age (in)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:45

[Asia, India] Punjab plans to implement its order of ban on tobacco products

Punjab has decided that a special Enforcement drives would be conducted throughout the state to remove Tobacco Vendors near Educational Institutions and enforce Anti-tobacco law with in Bus Stands. Commissioner FDA cum Secretary Health Punjab Hussan Lal a (in)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:20

[Asia, India] Bengaluru-based NGO serves notice to drug controller over e-cigarette ban

accusing him of dereliction of duty. Ravishankar S S, an advocate of GR Law Firm, who sent the notice on behalf of Verve, said, “Nicotine is scheduled as a drug under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act. Retailers can’t sell it. There is no ambiguity in the gove
New Indian Express (in)
added Jul 25, 2016 02:04

[Asia, India] 'No tobacco' sign boards must in education institutions

BHUBANESWAR: NOW educational institutions across the State would have to display ‘tobacco-free zone’ signage boards at prominent places on the boundary wall outside their main entrance. Asking for strict implementation of the ban on use of tobacco produ
New Indian Express (in)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:30
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