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[Asia, India] Ban manufacture, sale and import of SLT products

A report compiled by the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) in collaboration with the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has suggested a complete ban on manufacture, sale and import of smokeless tobacco (SLT) products as
DNA India (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:57
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[Asia, India] Need to scale up tobacco control fight, says ICMR head

Newly-appointed director general Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Dr Balram Bhargava has proposed that all medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics be derecognised. Bhargava is also likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian Express (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:56
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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

The protocol lays down obligations of the parties. It spells out supply chain control measures that must be adopted by the parties viz. licensing of manufacture of tobacco products and machinery for manufacturing of tobacco products, due diligence to be
Business Standard (in)
added May 7, 2018 14:09
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[India] Step taken to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco

This protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco is a path breaking initiative in strengthening global action against tobacco and is also a new legal instrument in public health. The protocol is applicable to both smoking and chewing or smokeless tob
KNN India (KNOWLEDGE & NEWS NETWORK) (in)
added May 6, 2018 18:12
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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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