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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes, hookah bars on radar of health department

The selling of e-cigarettes and hookah bars' operating in Mohali are now on the radar of health department following strict orders of chief minister Amarinder Singh. The Punjab government has initiated a campaign to eradicate tobacco use to save children
Times of India
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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[Asia, India] Survey: More youths shunning tobacco

More youths are keeping themselves away from tobacco in the state. The mean age at initiation of tobacco use has increased from 17 years in 2009-10 to 18.4 years in 2016-17. According to Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016-17 released in Jaipur on Mon
Times of India
added Dec 11, 2017 20:52
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[Asia, India] More minors smoking, chewing tobacco in State

Teenagers starting tobacco use at a younger age; overall usage has dipped, reveals Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 The number of people smoking and chewing tobacco in the State has decreased by nearly five percentage points since 2009, according to the Gl
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 11, 2017 20:49
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[Asia, India] Rajasthan’s ‘tobacco report card’ today

Report card on state's schemes and policies to discourage use of tobacco to be out on Monday. Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-2) will be released in the city on Monday. Over the past few years, health department had taken innovative steps including cele
Times of India
added Dec 11, 2017 12:43
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[Asia, India] Maharashtra replaces Goa in lowest tobacco smoking prevalence: Global Adult Tobacco Survey

The latest GATS study found that during the period of 2010 to 2017, tobacco consumption has risen from 2.9 per cent to 5.5 per cent among youngsters aged between 15-17, in Maharashtra.
Indian Express (in)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Asia, India] Health Department raids wholesale tobacco shops, destroys cigarettes

raided the wholesale tobacco shops located in the Sherpur area. The raid was conducted under the supervision of Dr Andesh Kang, District Food Officer. Cigarette packets were found from these shops. There were no warning boards displayed outside these shop
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:08
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[Asia, India] Activists welcome empowered panel for tobacco control

Plaudits have come in for the State government’s decision to set up an empowered committee to implement the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and to deal with any kind of interference from the tobacco industry in the implementation of
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:50
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[Asia, India] Survey shows that Jharkhand smokes more, chews less tobacco

To top it all, fewer youths in the age group of 15-17 years in Jharkhand have been found to have addicted to tobacco in the past seven years.
India Today Magazine (in)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:36
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[Asia, India] Teens' smoking influenced by parents' habits: Study

Key Findings of the Study: • 89% teenagers agreed that if it's ok for their parents to smoke, then it's ok for them too. • 87% teenagers believe that watching actors smoke in movies promotes smoking among the audience.
ANI (in)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:27
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[Asia, India] What do teenagers think about smoking?

1900 students were randomly chosen from six states ...89% teenagers agreed that if it’s ok for their parents to smoke, then its ok for them too. 87% teenagers believe that watching actors smoke in movies promotes smoking among the audience. 85% teenagers
The Daily Rising Kashmir (in)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:15
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