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[Asia, India] Industry lobby trying to get ban on e-cigarette lifted, claim health groups

Public health representatives, legal experts and farmers on Thursday came together to urge the Karnataka government to stick to its ban on electronic cigarettes and not yield to the industry lobby. file photo Voluntary organisations fear that the toba
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:43

[Asia, India, Switzerland] How the Swiss 'laughed' at smoking disclaimer in Miruthan

Tamil zombie thriller film Miruthan was recently screened at the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival in Switzerland. According to director Anurag Kashyap who was present at the screening, the audience laughed and “hooted the loudest” when the
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:41

[Asia, India] Lobbyists hammer away at state's e-cigarette ban

It's been over a fortnight since Karnataka government issued a notification on the ban of sale of e-cigarettes, but lobbyists continue to flood the chief minister's office asking him to reconsider the ban. As a result the State Anti-Tobacco Cell has been (Times of India) (in)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:37

[Asia] VISUAL EDIT: Is India ready to stop smoking for good?

IS INDIA FINALLY KICKING THE BUTT? Cigarette sales have fallen consistently in the past four years. Are Indians finally realising that smoking kills?
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:19

[Asia, India] This Guy Created A Horrifying Snapchat That Will Make You Stop Smoking Now

Mehrotra used to smoke occasionally but quit when his friend died of cancer, even though she never smoked. He lives in Mumbai and frequently visits the hospital to donate... During his visit on June 2, he created a touching Snapchat story to show people t
Elite Daily - The Voice Of Generation-Y
added Jul 6, 2016 18:15

[Asia, India] Government should ensure total ban on FDI in tobacco, demands Crusade Against Tobacco

says non-profit body Crusade Against Tobacco. Reacting to concerns raised by Niti Aayog over total FDI ban in tobacco sector, CAT also said the current policy only partially prohibits FDI into the sector and has bee ..
The Economic Times (India)
added Jul 5, 2016 17:48

[Asia, India] 'Plug all loopholes, ensure total ban on FDI in tobacco'

The government needs to urgently plug all loopholes in the FDI policy on tobacco and have a comprehensive ban on it, ensuring that no steps are taken to dilute it, says non-profit body Crusade Against Tobacco.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 4, 2016 17:40

[Asia, India] John Abraham goes on smoking detox after ‘Dishoom’

recently had to let go of his inhibitions for his character in ‘Dishoom’...essays the role of a tough cop in the entertainer had to smoke over 60 cigarettes a day during the shoot of the film, despite being a complete disciplined non-smoker....has now tur
BizAsia Showbiz (uk)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:59

[Asia, India] Kerala: Govt decides to ban e-cigarettes

State Health Minister K K Shylaja on Thursday directed the additional chief secretary (health) to issue an order banning the production, sale and advertisement of ‘electronic cigarette’ alias ‘e-cigarette’.
Indian Express
added Jul 2, 2016 17:33

[Asia, India] Passenger arrested for 'molesting' air hostess who refused to pose for a selfie on flight to Mumbai

Mohammed Abubakar from Gujarat reportedly violated aircraft rules on board a Jet Airways flight from Damam to Mumbai shortly after take-off. According to local media the 29-year-old was discovered smoking in the toilet of the aircraft.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2016 19:54
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