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[Asia, India] Tobacco use down 27.6% in state: Survey

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS-2) for the year 2016-17 revealed that the prevalence of tobacco use in Bihar has dropped from 53.5% to 25.9% in the last seven years. The survey fact sheet was released by state health minister Mangal Pandey on Satu
Times of India
added Feb 18, 2018 02:10
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[Asia, India] Mumbai Pollution Levels Causing Increased Respiratory Illnesses In Children

Other than outdoor pollution, second-hand tobacco smoke and indoor fumes are also considered as top causes of infection among children. In poorly ventilated dwellings, indoor smoke can be 100 times higher than acceptable levels for small particles.
Mid-day.com (in)
added Feb 17, 2018 16:08
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[UK] Pierce Brosnan asked to 'explain' India advert

Authorities in Indian capital Delhi say they have asked actor Pierce Brosnan to explain why he was in an ad for a local mouth freshener associated with an addictive form of chewing tobacco. He could be fined 5,000 rupees ($78; £56) or go to jail for two
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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February 14, 2018: Two Indian Citizens and India-based Corporation Sentenced for Conspiring to Smuggle Counterfeit Cigarettes

Abhishek Shukla and Harish Shabhai Panchal, both citizens of India, along with the India-based company, Jubilee Tobacco Industries Corp., were sentenced in federal District Court in Miami, for conspiring to smuggle counterfeit cigarettes into the United
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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Godfrey Phillips India Dec Qtr Profit Rises

Reuters
added Feb 15, 2018 01:59
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[UK] Pierce Brosnan ordered by Indian court to explain why he appeared in an advert associated with harmful chewing tobacco or face jail

Pierce Brosnan has been ordered by Indian authorities to explain why he appeared in advertisements for a mouth freshener which has been linked to chewing tobacco. Brosnan starred in a James Bond-style spoof commercial for Pan Bahar, a brand of pan masal
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 20:31
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India threatens Pierce Brosnan with fine over pan masala adverts

Delhi health officials have threatened to fine or jail the actor Pierce Brosnan if he fails to explain why he appeared in adverts for a chewing mixture that sometimes includes tobacco. Brosnan appeared nearly 18 months ago in TV and newspaper ads for a
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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India's Golden Tobacco Posts Dec Qtr Profit

Golden Tobacco Ltd ::DEC QUARTER PROFIT 172.2 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS LOSS 107 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.DEC QUARTER REVENUE FROM OPERATIONS 578.5 MILLION RUPEES VERSUS 202.4 MILLION RUPEES YEAR AGO.
Reuters
added Feb 11, 2018 02:11
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[Asia] World Cancer Day: 5 key facts about lung cancer in India

#1. Smoking tobacco remains the single most important risk factor (80–90%) when it comes to developing lung cancer. #2. The overall estimated lung cancer mortality in India in 2012 was 63,759, making it the third most common cause of cancer-related mort
The Health Site (in)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:59
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[Asia, India] CHEWING TOBACCO STILL SOLD IN STATE DESPITE BAN

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016 states that around 19 per cent males smoke tobacco in MP while the numbers of women habitual of smoking is just 0.8 per cent. Over 38 per cent males in the State use tobacco in smokeless form (gutka, kahini and
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:34
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