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[Asia] Trends in bidi and cigarette smoking in India from 1998 to 2015, by age, gender and education (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings: The age-standardised prevalence of any smoking in men at ages 15–69 years fell from about 27% in 1998 to 24% in 2010, but rose at ages 15– 29 years. During this period, cigarette smoking in men became about twofold more prevalent at ages 15– 69
British Medical Journal
added Mar 8, 2016 04:44

Male Smokers In India Increased By More Than A Third Since ’98

according to a study published in BMJ Global Health. The study also found that cigarettes were replacing the traditional bidi, a small, inexpensive Indian cigarette, possibly due to substantially higher income in India and population growth. China is the
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Mar 8, 2016 04:38

[Asia, India] Chew on This: Tobacco in Your Mouth Can Make You Blind

a study by a reputed eye hospital in Chennai has found that chewing tobacco regularly could cause partial blindness... The three-year study titled Rural-Urban Age-related Macular Degeneration by the Vision Research Centre of Sankara Nethralaya that was p
New Indian Express (in)
added Mar 7, 2016 01:06

[Asia, India] App Maps Tobacco Vendors Near Schools

Ever thought that a 13-year-old could help shut down a cigarette shop near his school? Thanks to the Android app ‘Children Against Tobacco’, this is a distinct possibility in the future. The brainchild of S Cyril Alexander, State Convenor, Tamil Nadu Peop
New Indian Express (in)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:43

[Asia, India] Growers urge government to intervene in new tobacco advisory

The tobacco growers association here on Friday urged the government to intervene against the Graphic Health Warning directive issued by the health ministry. The new advisory mandates a revision in the existing warning from 40 percent to 85 percent on bo
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:15

[Asia, India] Setting up of new cancer research centres

has prepared and adopted a National Action Plan and Monitoring Framework for Non Communicable Diseases...since adopting WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the Government of India launched the National Tobacco Control program in 2007-08 wi
India Blooms (in)
added Mar 2, 2016 20:17

[Asia, India] Smoking hot! ITC leads tobacco pack despite excise duty smog in budget

A strong rally in the stocks of tobacco product manufacturers and cigarette makers led by ITC saw these stocks scaling highs during the session, notwithstanding the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s proposal to hike excise duty on tobacco products by 10-1
added Mar 1, 2016 17:27

[Asia, India] Why ITC stock is up despite higher duties on tobacco products

ITC has increasingly diversified its product portfolio to the point where close to 50% of its revenues come from its non-cigarettes business. The rural push of the government could help grow its non-cigarettes FMCG business. This part of the Budget found
Business Standard (in)
added Mar 1, 2016 17:23

[Asia, India] Hike in excise duty on tobacco products lauded

As the central government on Monday announced an increase in excise duty on tobacco products by 10-15 percent in the 2016-17 general budget to discourage increasing consumption, people from various strata lauded the decision.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 1, 2016 06:52

[Asia, India] Budget 2016: Here's why Sunny Leone's 'smoking hot message' video has gone viral - Watch

The best part and what can be termed as the center of attraction of the video is the sudden appearance of the adult star-turned-Bollywood actress Sunny Leone flashing a 'smoking hot message'. The video has gone gone viral with more than 3,737,261 people
Zee News (in)
added Feb 29, 2016 16:55
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