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[Asia] ‘Evidence suggests that smoking on film glamorises tobacco use … India has highest number of TB patients’

With government aiming to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, focus on links between smoking and TB is growing. Nandita Murukutla, vice-president, global policy and research, Vital Strategies – an organisation that delivers evidence-based pub
Times of India
added May 3, 2018 19:42
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[Asia] India to ratify WHO protocol against illegal trade of tobacco

The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the decks for ratification of WHO Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products by India. The protocol applies to prevention of illegal trade of both smoking and smokeless (chewing) forms of tobacco. The move co
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added May 3, 2018 19:28
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[Asia, India] Cabinet approves accession to the Protocol under WHO Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products

Modi has given approval to accede to the Protocol under World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products.
India Blooms (in)
added May 3, 2018 19:21
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[Asia, India] PRASAD: Scary, yet banal

Contrary to tobacco companies’ claims, there is now empirical evidence that large, graphic pictorial warnings on tobacco products have a telling effect on consumer behaviour. From 38% in 2009-10, the proportion of cigarette smokers in India who thought of
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:39
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[India] Tax Gutkha, Khaini, Zarda in a Standardised Way to Check its Use: Report

According to a new report, unless countries figure out how to tax smokeless tobacco (SLT) products in a standardised manner, they will find it difficult to check its widespread use. The report — Global Smokeless Tobacco Control Policies and Their Impleme
News18 (Global Broadcast News) (in)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:01
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[Asia, India] ‘Medical colleges should set up tobacco clinics’

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is planning to recommend cancellation of registration of those medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics...ICMR would set up three tobacco testing laboratories in Guwahati, Mumbai and Noida i
Times of India
added Apr 26, 2018 13:55
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[Asia, India] NICPR-ICMR report recommends banning selling, import of smokeless tobacco products

A government body along with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has compiled a report that recommends banning manufacture, selling and import of smokeless tobacco products as per a WHO framework. The first-ever compilation of the global progre
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:06
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[Asia, India] How safe is e-cigarettes?

Dr. Rakesh Mahajan Gupta, Deputy Director of the Department of Health and Family Welfare Punjab, India, says that there is ample scientific evidence available about the harms of nicotine and that is the reason it is unapproved under the Drugs Act except
Asian Tribune
added Apr 23, 2018 17:18
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[Asia, India] OVER 30,000 FINED FOR SMOKING IN PUBLIC

The Maximum number of people were booked in the south-east districts of Delhi for violating the provisions of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), that prohibits smoking in public places”, Delhi Police said in a conference on Anti Tob
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Apr 21, 2018 21:02
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[Asia, India] FDI in tobacco: DIPP meets stakeholders; participants shared mixed views

Farmer associations and industry today shared mixed views in a meeting called by the commerce and industry ministry on issues related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector.
Times of India
added Apr 11, 2018 23:53
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