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[Asia, India] Smokers with a persistent cough are urged to get tested for TB

“Cough” shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke increases the risk of TB and of dying from the disease. A key barrier totimely diagnosis and treatment among smokers is the assumption that a cough is related to their smoking
The Health Site (in)
added Mar 16, 2018 17:58
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[India] Campaign launched to warn of dangerous link between tobacco and TB

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), during the End-TB Summit here, has re-launched 'Cough,' a national mass media campaign to warn citizens about the links between TB and tobacco use. 'Cough' shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to
ANI (in)
added Mar 16, 2018 17:55
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[Asia, India] Beware, smoking can affect your skin and worsen psoriasis

While quitting smoking doesn’t cure psoriasis, smoking aggravates the symptoms and may make the disease significantly worse, say experts.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:10
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[Asia] Smoking on rise among young working women in urban India: Survey

The survey was conducted to ascertain the smoking behaviour/pattern in young working women, many of whom consider it as a ‘stress buster.’ “Growing number of young working women (mostly with high paying jobs and an active life) are indulging in social sm
Times of India
added Mar 11, 2018 21:15
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More Indians are being diagnosed with lung cancer, and it’s not because they’re smoking

This suggests a link with air pollution, both indoor and outdoor, experts say. “The number of non-smokers with lung cancer is going up by 30 to 40 per cent. There could be other factors like obesity or drinking, but what is glaring is air pollution,” sa
ThePrint (in)
added Mar 10, 2018 15:40
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[Asia, India] Panel moots total ban on smoking in B’luru bars, restaurants

Smoking may be completely banned in restaurants, bars and cafes in Bengaluru, if the high-power committee on tobacco control has its way. On February 5, 2018, the panel suggested that no designated smoking zones be allowed in bars, restaurants and cafes,
Times of India
added Mar 5, 2018 20:23
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[India] AJALKUMAR: We Know How To Prevent Cancers… Are We Really Doing What's Needed?

Government must continue to levy higher taxes on cigarettes and bidis and enforce the ban on the sale of smokeless products. Taxes are a cost-effective way to reduce consumption of tobacco products though they would primarily impact those from lower socio
BW Businessworld (in)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:37
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[Asia, India] Efforts on to bring down tobacco cultivation

In an attempt to discourage tobacco farming in the district, the Agriculture Department is helping tobacco cultivators to switch over to other crops. in a phased manner by helping them diversify to other crops for their continued livelihood support.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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[Asia, India] 29-year-old Mumbai engineer smokes ‘magic coal’ hookah, gets severe chest infection 

The IT engineer had been smoking hookahs fired with ‘magic coal’ – charcoal chunks doused in chemicals to make it burn faster – for two months. He was hospitalised two weeks ago to treat breathlessness, respiratory failure and severe chest infection. Dr
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 23, 2018 17:02
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[India] Why Tobacco is Res Extra Commercium?

it has been an implausible task to limit the $11 billion tobacco industry’s right to trade. Though, Indian government for the first time requested the apex court to classify tobacco as res extra commercium i.e. things beyond commerce.
LiveLaw.in (in)
added Feb 19, 2018 19:37
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