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[Asia, India] Implementing tobacco control plan in true spirit: Kaul Singh

The Himachal Government was making all-out efforts to implement National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) launched by the Government of India in its true spirit, said state Health Minister Kaul Singh Thakur while speaking during a conference organized on
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Nov 10, 2015 21:38

[Asia, India] Bigger Warnings on Tobacco Products From Next Year, Rules Court

Graphic warnings will have to cover at least 85 per cent of the packaging on both sides of tobacco products, the Rajasthan High Court ruled today. The new rule will have to be implemented from April 1 next year, the Court told the Centre. Currently picto
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:32

[Asia, India] Global Cancer Diagnostics Grants International License for The Lung Cancer Testâ„¢ to Hemogenomics Pharma Ltd.

This agreement enables Hemogenomics to sell The Lung Cancer Test kits to medical laboratories in India. This partnership will continue GCDx's expansion. The Lung Cancer Testâ„¢ was introduced in late 2014.
PR Newswire
added Nov 4, 2015 22:53

[Asia, India] Raised eyebrows as Harbhajan Singh offers hookah to wedding guests

has courted another controversy by offering hookahs to guests during his marriage celebrations. Sikh organisations are up in arms against Bhajji, who allegedly violated Sikh religious norms by allowing the smoking of tobacco, which is forbidden in Sikhi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2015 09:05

[Asia, India] Hookah bars violating COTPA with impunity

The mushrooming hookah bars across the city, which are frequented by minors, will be under the scanner for violation of the Cigarette and other Tobacco Products...development comes nearly a month after the high court clarified the ambiguity over the oper
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:46


The recent ruling by the Karnataka High Court stating that there is no need for a separate license for serving tobacco-only hookahs has raised many eyebrows. The anti-tobacco crusaders say that the judgment has been misinterpreted and there is a mushroom (Times of India) (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:44

[Asia, India] Rules, rain and fake cigarettes hit tobacco growers

Tobacco farmers in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka are distressed because of falling product prices. Illegal cigarettes, excessive regulation and poor monsoon were hurting them, said the farmers. Though the government had intervened and started purchasing
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 27, 2015 20:03

[Asia, India] In lung cancer capital, J&K govt violates tobacco control treaty to rejuvenate park

Experts and industry obervers are of the view that the renovation of the park by a tobacco company would only end up worsening the health landscape in the state as the company would be able to build goodwill among its consumers. The park, which is vis
iamin (DNA) (in)
added Oct 19, 2015 09:06

[India] J&K becoming lung cancer capital of country

In the workshop, Additional Commissioner, Sharma was the Chief Guest while CMO Dr. Parvinder presided over the function. Prabhakar said Jammu and Kashmir has the high incidence of smoking and is becoming the lung cancer capital of India due to increased
Kashmir Times (in)
added Oct 17, 2015 13:24

[Asia] Indian 'cigarette snatcher' dies of lung cancer in Dubai

Abraham Samuel, 53, popularly known as 'cigarette snatcher' died on Sunday evening...An Indian cancer patient, who campaigned against smoking in unusual ways such as confronting strangers in public places and pleading with them to quit smoking, succumbed
DNA India (in)
added Oct 17, 2015 13:01
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