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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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[Asia, India] 'Smoking in public place, advertisements of Tobacco product is punishable under COTPA'

Various laws enforced for public health and safety is useless in the state of Manipur as no law enforcers have ever acted as per the provisions provided in the act. Yes, Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) which was enacted in the sta
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:28
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[Asia, India] Training for law enforcers on COTPA held

A one day training for Law Enforcers on Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) was held today at Sangai Hotel, Nagamapal, Imphal. The training programme was organised by National Health Mission, Manipur. Interacting with media persons,
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:27
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[Asia, India] Bihar extends ban on tobacco items for one year

The food safety wing of state health department has extended the ban on the manufacture, sales and distribution of products containing tobacco and nicotine for one more year with effect from May 21. A notice was issued by principal secretary (health) and
Times of India
added May 25, 2018 22:43
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