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[Asia] Philip Morris to fund fight against illegal cigarette trade in India

With illicit cigarettes capturing a fifth of the Indian cigarette market, a global tobacco major has said it will fund proposals under its $100 million global initiative to support third-party projects dedicated to the fight against illegal trade.
The Economic Times (India)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
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[Asia, India] Passive smoking hidden risk factor of heart disease

Speaking about this, Dr TS Kler, Chairman, Pushpawati Singhania Heart Institute, New Delhi said, "Passive smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke is a 'hidden' risk factor for heart disease and needs more awareness and attention. Breathing secondhand smo
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:33
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[Asia, India] Tobacco killing Over 7 million every year: Dr Arsheed Hakeem

Delivering the 264th Monthly Health Lecture of the Public Garden Walkers' Association on ‘Tobacco Leads To Cancer - Stop Cancer Before It Starts’ today in Hyderabad, Dr Arsheed H Hakeem, Senior Consultant Head and Neck Oncology Surgeon, Apollo Cancer Hosp
The Hans India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 21:05
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[Asia, India] Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi High Court

The plea said the "sale of tobacco products within a 100 -yard radius of educational institutions is prohibited under COTPA. However, the norms linked to this Act are being openly flouted by vendors."
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 18:26
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[Asia, India] Tobacco epidemic is biggest tragedy in history of mankind: Dr Arsheed Hakeem

In his lecture on Tobacco Leads To Cancer - Stop Cancer Before It Starts organised by Public Garden Walkers Association here on Sunday, Dr Hakeem said, "Tobacco was a significant public health hazard and killing almost 7 million people a year. Out of the
United News of India (in)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:18
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Indian one-man band blows, strums and sings against smoking

Indian musician Gladson Peter strums the ukulele while blowing into a harmonica and smashing a cymbal using his foot as children from one of Asia's biggest slums clap and cheer. Peter, who can play 45 instruments, claims to be India's only one-man band
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:21
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[Asia, India] YADAV/SINGH: Amend Article 47

Seven decades later and after losing more than one million Indians every year to tobacco use, it is pertinent that the Parliament rectifies this historical oversight and adds “tobacco” after “drinks” in Article 47 of the Constitution to pave the way for
The Statesman (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:23
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[Asia] Eastern India clouds smoking good news

India's overall population of tobacco smokers is set to shrink by nearly 12 per cent during the decade ending 2025, but sharp population increases might lead to higher numbers of smokers in some states like Bengal and Bihar, a study has suggested. The st
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:19
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[Asia, India] ‘Second hand smoke a major problem’

Tobacco control efforts in India have been handicapped by the industry’s influence on the political set-up, but the latest survey showing a decline in tobacco users has buoyed activists. In an interview to ARCHANA PHULL in Shimla, Dr Rana spoke of his c
The Statesman (in)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:16
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[Asia, India] Licence Mandatory For Selling Tobacco Products: Health Ministry

As per the fresh orders of the Union Health ministry, only shops with a licence or shops authorised through municipal authority will be able to sell tobacco products and not other items like candies, chips etc. A letter by the ministry in this regards wa
india.com (in)
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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