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[India] VIDEO: MUST WATCH: Most scary anti-smoking campaign

Most of the shops have matchbox or a fitted lighter for buyers. The CPAA decided to change these lighters with a dangerous lighter. It is dangerous because of the way it gives message to smokers. These lighters speak a message which will haunt you. Wa
ABP News (Star News) (in)
added Aug 23, 2014 11:37

[Asia, Asia-pacific] E-cigarettes set to be banned in India soon

Keeping in view its adverse affects on the health, last year, India along with other countries of southeast Asian region vowed to impose a ban during a regional workshop for Southeast Asia on implementation of the WHO framework convention on tobacco cont
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:44

[Asia] ITC forays into E-cigarettes segment, will be rolled out pan-India in phases

The diversified ITC group has forayed into electronic cigarettes to offset shrinking sales of its conventional tobacco cigarettes due to recurrent price increases. The Kolkata-headquartered cigarettesto-hotels group has launched two electronic-vaping devi
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 21, 2014 05:50

[Asia, India] Cigarette Sales to be Hit on Likely Government Curbs: Analyst

The Health Ministry's recommendations to curb tobacco consumption through plain packaging on cigarette packs, among other measures, if implemented will see cigarette companies like ITC's sales impacted, says brokerage firm Prabhudas Lilladher.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:26

[India] Om Puri quits smoking after mouth surgery

A cancer scare caused by an intimidating white patch in his mouth had all of actor Om Puri's friends and well-wishers worried after the report of the physical irregularity was out. But after a recent mouth surgery, he is fine and says he has kicked the b
Bollywood Life (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:19

[Asia, India] Modi government mulling raising age limit for tobacco consumption from 18 to 25 years: sources

Three months into being in power, the Narendra Modi government is working on curbing the consumption of tobacco products. After raising taxes on cigarettes and calling for a countrywide ban on sale of tobacco products, sources have told CNN-IBN that the
CNN-IBN (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:56

[Asia, India] Post tax hike on cigarettes, tougher anti-tobacco law in the offing

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government has virtually declared war on tobacco. After raising taxes on cigarettes and calling for a countrywide ban on sale of tobacco products, the Centre is now planning to introduce tougher provisions under law to curb tobac
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:35

[Asia, India] No more statutory warning messages for smoking and drinking in Malayalam films

with limited police force and lacking legislation regarding the issue, it's difficult to get a handle of. Rich Marianos, a retired A-T-F agent, says that the new tobacco road stretches all across the Eastern Seaboard.
Times of India
added Aug 16, 2014 21:22

[Asia, India] Health Minister Harsh Vardhan urges states to ban gutka, zarda, khaini

Asking states to bear in mind that a shocking 90% of all oral cancer has been found to have roots in tobacco, Vardhan in a letter on Wednesday told the states that India has the highest number of this type of cancer in the world. About 206 million Indian
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 8, 2014 11:57

[Asia, India] Health minister launches national tobacco control campaign Aug 7, 8:12 pm

at an event organized to launch a public service advertisement titled "Sunita" and "Resource Website" under the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP). He also honored tobacco caused cancer survivor Sunita Tomar and her family for their courage and con
ANI (in)
added Aug 7, 2014 13:50
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