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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

[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers asked to shift to other crops

The agriculture ministry is seriously pursuing with states to convince farmers that they should grow alternative crops, sources said. States have been asked to formulate specific plans at a meeting chaired by Ashok Dalwai, additional secretary in the min
Financial Chronicle (in)
added Oct 15, 2015 13:05

[Asia] Heart and respiratory diseases are India's biggest killers

Heart and respiratory diseases have gradually become silent killers for Indians, according to the recent Global Burden of Disease Study. High blood pressure, pollution, smoking and alcohol, have become risk factors that will further cut the life-expectan
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2015 11:04

[Asia, India] Tobacco notice an eyewash, fear docs

The September 24 notification was due six months ago and seems aimed at allaying the anger of Rajasthan High Court, which had asked the government to explain its delay in introducing the 85 per cent warnings, health experts and anti-tobacco activists sa
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Oct 12, 2015 17:47

[Asia, India] Despite undergoing treatment to kick nicotine addiction, Ranbir Kapoor back to smoking

Kapoor was recently in news for undertaking some therapeutic non-smoking sessions at the Original FX Mayr Health Center in Austria. This center helps people kick their smoking habits and Ranbir had participated on the insistance of Katrina. The actor who
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Oct 12, 2015 16:54

[Asia, India] Government to launch 'M Cessation' to help kick tobacco habit

The government will soon offer a mobile phone-based intervention to tobacco users where they will be counselled to kick the habit. The Union Health Ministry will launch "Mobile(m) Cessation" to develop tobacco use abstinence among people interested in
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:19
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