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[Asia, India] Tobacco products will continue to have 85% pictorial warning as SC stays Karnataka court order

A day after the Supreme Court of India stayed the Karnataka High Court judgement which struck down the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s (MoHFW) amended guidelines to have 85 per cent area of tobacco products packages covered with health warn
Down To Earth (DTE) (Society for Environmental Communications) (in)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:31
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[India] Getting teens to quit

More than 50% of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress and because smoking makes them appear cool among their peers, a survey has found. It showed that 52% of teenagers believed smoking helped increase concentrat
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jan 10, 2018 22:56
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India top court sets aside order canceling larger tobacco health warnings

India’s Supreme Court on Monday put on hold a lower court’s order that quashed federal rules mandating larger health warnings on tobacco packages, in a setback for the country’s $11 billion tobacco industry.
Reuters
added Jan 9, 2018 13:00
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[Asia, India, Italy] Study shows e-cigarettes are less harmful than conventional cigarettes

a study by the North East Hills University (NEHU) has stated that Electronics Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) or vaping has minimum health and safety concerns... According to the recently published study, people who have been wanting to quit cigarettes ca
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:13
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[Asia, India] 2,000 challans issued for public smoking, tobacco sale

Delhi Police have started taking action against people who are seen smoking in public places or selling tobacco within a radius of 100 yards of educational institutions. The drive, which was held on December 30 and on Wednesday, has so far resulted in 2,0
Millennium Post (in)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:28
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[Asia] Karnataka HC order reverses India’s world-leading attempt of 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products

In the Karnataka HC judgment one of the judges, Justice Nagarathna, stated that it is unnecessary to have pictorial and textual warnings suggestive of cancer particularly when the contents of the said warnings are not universally accepted as medically pro
DNA India (in)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:42
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[Asia, India] To ban or not to ban: Health ministry in a fix over e-cigarettes

Three committees set up by union health ministry have asked the government to ban the device.
India Today Magazine (in)
added Jan 1, 2018 04:01
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[Asia, India] Hookah illegal, must be banned, say doctors

Thursday night’s blaze in Kamala Mills may have been caused by a burning hookah coal setting the curtains and tarpaulin sheet covering 1 Above afire. Even as this is being investigated, anti-tobacco activists are calling for a ban on hookahs. Dr. Pankaj
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:48
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[Asia, India] Smoking and tobacco in women: shocking facts

While an average male smokes 6.1 cigarettes a day, a woman smokes an average of seven cigarettes per day! Not just in cities, but rural women also consume tobacco in various forms – dental paste, bidis, hookah and masheri powder.
The Health Site (in)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Asia, India] Is second-hand smoke more dangerous than active smoking?

Dr Duru Shah, Director, Gynaecworld, Center for Assisted Reproduction & Women’s health, Mumbai explains in detail why it is so. Second-hand smoke is a mixture of sidestream and mainstream smoke. The smoke which comes from the burning end of a cigarette i
The Health Site (in)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:56
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