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Exclusive: Philip Morris plans to target Indian smokers with iQOS device - sources

is planning to launch its iQOS smoking device in India, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the tobacco giant seeks a foothold in a country with the world’s second-biggest smoker population.... India has stringent laws to deter tobacco
Reuters
added Jun 8, 2018 03:22
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[Asia, Indonesia] India 2nd to China in terms of numbers of smokers

Indonesia comes in third with 74 million smokers. As many as 200 million of the world's 367 million smokeless tobacco users are in India, the report (2016 estimates) highlighted. The WHO estimates that, worldwide, there are at least 367 million smokeless
Times of India
added Jun 2, 2018 00:04
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[Asia] Sharp drop in smoking tobacco in India, says WHO report

“The prevalence of tobacco use has decreased more slowly in low and middle-income countries than in high-income countries, because the introduction of strong tobacco control policies by low and middle-income countries is impeded by relentless lobbying fr
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Asia, India] Myths about tobacco consumption busted by pulmonologist!

With the arrival of World No Tobacco Day, one question that looms large is has smoking actually reduced. Several experts are of different opinions, activists driving mammoth anti-smoking campaigns are really optimistic, however, the reality is far from p
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Asia, India] 53% people fail to quit smoking despite knowing ill effects, finds study

“The data show what we have anecdotally known for decades-- that many smokers have the desire to quit, but not the means to match it,” Derek Yach, president of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, said. It is clear that smokers are sacrificing their ph
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 14:32
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[India] Interactive billboard detects smokers, warns of the harms that cigarettes and bidis bring in Gurgaon

the billboard will detect a smoker lighting a cigarette or bidi in front of the it and respond by launching a short video. The video shows the real-time effects of tobacco smoke on the heart and lungs of the smoker and people nearby, who are exposed to s
APNnews (in)
added May 30, 2018 16:27
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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco use causes one death every 6 seconds

One million of the tobacco related deaths occur in India. ... Over one in two people in India are exposed to secondhand smoke at home and 29% at Public Places
Free Press Journal (in)
added May 30, 2018 14:35
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[Asia, India] How tobacco smoke can affect your heart (World No Tobacco Day is on May 31)

"Inhaling the smoke from tobacco builds fatty material -- atheroma -- in the heart of the smoker which then damages the inner lining of arteries and also narrows them further," Tapan Ghose, Director & HOD, Cardiology at Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospit
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 30, 2018 14:26
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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day 2018: Things parents should do to shield children from perils of passive smoking

Dr Vivek Anand Padegal, Director Pulmonology, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore, shares some tips on how you can do it.
The Health Site (in)
added May 29, 2018 15:57
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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day 2018: Passive Smoking And How It Is Harming you

On World No Tobacco Day 2018, we talk about health hazards of passive smoking or second-hand smoking. ..Passive smoking or second-hand smoking is bad for you, even if you yourself are not smoking. When you are near a person who is smoking a cigarette, mo
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added May 28, 2018 13:51
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