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[Asia, India] CASTRO: Why graphic tobacco warnings are a big victory

These warnings will reach every current and potential tobacco user in India—including children—and deliver essential knowledge (and warning) about the harm...essential to stay resolute in the face of industry interference, but the dividend that comes from
Financial Express (in)
added Jun 10, 2016 16:33

[Asia, India] How DIPP’s tobacco sector FDI ban discomfitted NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog is learnt to have expressed its reservations on a proposal by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to further curb foreign direct investment in the tobacco sector, according to official sources.
Financial Express (in)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:17

[Asia, India] FDI ban in tobacco sector: Finance ministry says yes, NITI Aayog not on board

A proposal by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to completely ban foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector has got the nod of the finance ministry, according to a PTI report. The NITI Aayog, meanwhile, has raised objec
International Business Times
added Jun 10, 2016 12:16

[Asia, India] NITI Aayog concerned over total FDI ban in tobacco sector

The move assumes significance as India is signatory to the [FCTC], under which it has the responsibility of reducing consumption of tobacco products... The proposal to completely ban foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector has run into roug
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:16

[Asia, India] Study nails doubters of pictorial smoke warnings

Public health specialists say the findings are relevant to India where the health ministry earlier this year made mandatory pictorial warnings on 85 per cent of the surface area of tobacco packs, resisting persistent opposition by sections of MPs and the
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Jun 7, 2016 13:15

[Asia, India] Dispur measures for tobacco-free future

The Assam government has joined hands with the country's top-bracket NGOs in the health sector to make 50,000 schools in the state launch Tobacco-Free Educational Institutes (TFEI) scheme to make 50,000 schools across the state tobacco-f
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Jun 6, 2016 12:38

[Asia, India] Pictorial health warnings can force people to reduce tobacco use

Plain packaging, coupled with pictorial/graphic and text health warnings, thus becomes a very formidable tool to thwart the tobacco industry’s nefarious designs.
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 3, 2016 15:44

[Asia, India] Usha Uthup to croon new song on tobacco abuse

Indian pop icon Usha Uthup will sing a song motivating youngsters to quit tobacco. "I want to spread the message of everyday being no tobacco day. I will do the song in Bengali, Hindi and English asking people to give up tobacco as it has absolutely zero
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:22

[Asia] Beedis account for 48 per cent of India's tobacco consumption

"I have not seen the enlarged warnings as I don't buy packets, but one or two cigarettes at a time," said Vikash Shaw, who smokes about eight cigarettes each day. Terming the enlarged warnings as "futile", Babu Hazra, a daily wage labourer, said: "What
The Hans India (in)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:45

[Asia, India] MAAC organizes Walkathon on World No Tobacco Day

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC)—the leader in animation, VFX, multimedia and gaming organized a walkathon to raise awareness on the ill-effects of tobacco. LPU MBA Student win ICICI Stock Mind Event
India Education Diary (in)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:45
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