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[Asia, India] RAISINA TATTLE: Jibe at Singhvi over tobacco U-turn

“Cong spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi appeared for a gutka manufacturer in Del HC to oppose the ban on cheweable tobacco. Cong stand unknown”, an AAP government spokesperson tweeted.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 17:28

[Asia, India] TNPFTC thrashes film industry's proposal to remove anti-smoking warning scrolls

The Tamil Nadu People's Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) has condemned the recent proposal from the Film and Television Producers Guild of India to remove anti-smoking warning scroll. It is a mandate that the warning scroll is displayed whenever a smo
merinews (in)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:34

[Asia, India] Raj govt for tobacco 'dry day' once a month

In an endeavour to make the state tobacco-free, Rajasthan government is contemplating a 'dry day' for smokers and tobacco users every month. "The state government wants to take steps to demoralise the use of tobacco and for this, we plan a 'dry day' for
Business Standard (in)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:29

[Asia, India] Enforce rule for bigger pictorial warnings of tobacco hazards: State proposal to Centre

The Maharashtra government will send a proposal to the Union government to enforce the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco packets to 80-85 percent of the size of the packet.
Indian Express
added Apr 10, 2015 13:54

[Asia, India] Now, war on tobacco to be waged in textbooks

The health ministry has finalised a proposal to make the dangers of tobacco-use a part of essential reading for school students even as a fierce debate rages over pictorial warnings on packs. Health minister JP Nadda will ask the human resource developm
Hindustan Times (in)
added Apr 10, 2015 02:03

[Asia] India can dip into Bloomberg-Gates fund if tobacco litigation looms

"The Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund was set up to encourage and assist low and middle-income countries like India to defend themselves against international trade suits brought by tobacco companies," Myers told ET. Since the past few years, countrie
The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 8, 2015 10:55

[Asia, India] Tobacco row: Centre planning to increase pictorial warning on cigarettes, other products

Government on Tuesday said it is working out details for increasing the size of pictorial warning on tobacco products from the present 40-85% after the date for its implantation was "extended", an issue which sparked a major row. (in)
added Apr 7, 2015 17:38

[Asia, India] Chain-smoking aviation minister says he carries matchboxes on flights (he is not frisked)

Before becoming a minister last year, he said, airport security used to confiscate any lighter or matchbox on his person. He said he had lost many lighters this way. But after becoming the minister for civil aviation, ”people stopped frisking me” and “
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Apr 7, 2015 16:36

[Asia, India] Drop rule for anti-smoking message on movie screens, filmmakers urge government

Leading filmmakers in the country have requested the government to withdraw the stipulation for cinema halls to run a warning scroll whenever a smoking scene is shown on screen and said that video clips should instead be shot featuring film stars to maxi
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 7, 2015 16:32

[Asia, India] Tobacco warnings: Conflict of interest must be declared, says Venkaiah

Amid the controversy over the BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Allahabad Shyama Charan Gupta, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday that it was expected that conflicts of interest are declared in accordance with rules.
Indian Express
added Apr 6, 2015 17:02
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