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[Asia, India] Navi Mumbai: Caught smoking, teens decide to kill themselves

a 16-year-old, who was rescued by a fisherman, after he and his friend jumped off the Vashi bridge, revealed that the duo had decided to take the drastic step because they had been caught smoking cigarettes. Incidentally, this wasn't the first time the bo
Mid-day.com (in)
added Apr 10, 2016 17:02
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[Asia, India] War against tobacco begins on Monday

From Monday, Tamil Nadu will begin implementing the Central government notification mandating that all tobacco products carry a health warning covering 85 per cent of their packaging. It’s been a week since the notification came into effect, but as of F
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:45
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[Asia, India] Tobacco: Awareness drive on new health warnings rule

Delhi government today carried out a drive to create awareness among people and tobacco vendors on the recent rule mandating pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of the packaging space of all tobacco products.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:45
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[Asia, India] NDTV Government Steps Up Fight Against Big Tobacco Over Health Warnings

New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:44
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[Asia, India] Here's How The Government Is Fighting Cigarette Makers With A Firm Anti-Tobacco Stand

With the Prime Minister's Office full support, the health ministry refuses to budge from its firm anti tobacco stance of a large pictorial warning on tobacco product cartons. Meanwhile, manufacturers are attempting to pressure on the government, seeking
Times of India
added Apr 9, 2016 13:44
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[Asia, India] 'Don't take cigarette firms' protest against pictorial warnings seriously'

Anbumani Ramadoss urged the Centre not to take into consideration the protests by cigarette firms against bigger pictorial warnings on cigarette packets. “The Government of India should stand by what it has committed. Bringing in pictorial warnings on
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:44
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[Asia, India] Goa: Cigarettes worth crores seized for violation of warning norms

(FDA) on Thursday launched a crackdown on the tobacco products for flouting the rule of pictorial warning and seized cigarettes worth Rs 8.63 crore.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:44
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[Asia] Higher smoking rates will increase asthma risk in India: study

Countries with higher male smoking rates such as India and Bangladesh may develop higher asthma and wheezing rates as a result of more exposure to second-hand smoke, scientists say. Underweight and obese women who also drink alcohol and smoke tobacco hav
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:43
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[Asia, India] Do anti-tobacco ads really work? Study reveals addicts are aware of ill effects

A recent study conducted by doctors of Indore Cancer Foundation on nearly 100 cancer patients revealed that the patients were aware that consuming tobacco in any form leads to cancer, but despite knowing the fact they continued with their habit.
Times of India
added Apr 8, 2016 23:34
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[Asia, India] Now, bidi industry to stop production over pictorial warnings

Within days of many cigarette companies stopping production after the implementation of 85 percent pictorial warnings, the All India Bidi Industry Federation on Thursday said it will stop production of bidis as it was impossible for them to continue with
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:34
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