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[Asia] GLANTZ: Bollywood trying to water down India's rules on smoking in movies; Ministry should keep saying no

“Bollywood offers to make anti-tobacco short films to go with their movies.” ... “officials in the health ministry are of the view that filmmakers may dilute the message in order to protect the aesthetic value or in interest of their own movie. Consequen
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 29, 2015 03:33

[Asia, India] Over 3L students to shun tobacco

Over 3 lakh students from over 2,709 schools across the district are set to take oath to shun tobacco as a new year resolution. As part of 'Tambakhu mukt jeevan sankalap din' to be observed on December 31, students, parents, teachers and villagers will pa
Times of India
added Dec 28, 2015 06:19

[Asia, India] Smoking dips 10% in 2 yrs, but women smokers up sharply

According to the latest data given by the health ministry in Parliament, cigarette consumption in 2014-15 was 93.2 billion sticks - 10 billion less than in 2012-13. Production fell from 117 billion sticks to 105.3 billion in the same period.
Times of India
added Dec 28, 2015 06:17

[Asia, India] Nadda launches IT-enabled tool to help quit tobacco

The Centre on Friday launched four IT-based health care initiatives including an audio-based mobile service which will deliver weekly messages to families about pregnancy and child birth, an IT-enabled tool to help quit tobacco, and a dedicated helpline f
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:53

[India] Tobacco-free police stations a distant dream, says study

After launch of ‘tobacco-free’ police stations campaign by Mumbai Police in May, Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) who has screened nearly 100 police officers in each of the 25 police stations in the past six months has revealed that 70-80% police of
Free Press Journal (in)
added Dec 23, 2015 20:40

[Asia, India] FIP publishes guide to help pharmacists establish tobacco-free communities

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) has outlined the wide variety of different ways in which pharmacists can reduce the use of tobacco... the document contains tools that pharmacists can use to assess a person’s nicotine dependence and read
Financial Express (in)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:20

[India] Shahid Kapoor quits smoking thanks to wifey Mira Rajput!

Recently Shahid Kapoor’s newlywed bride Mira expressed that she doesn’t like Sasha’s smoking habits. The actor, who was constantly seen smoking a cig or two, kicked the butt for good. From past few months Shahid has not smoked and the credit goes to Mira
Bollywood Life (in)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:19

[Asia, India] Why did Shahid Kapoor quit smoking?

Looks like Mira Rajput is the cause behind several good-wins for Shahid Kapoor. The couple got married on July 7, in a private ceremony. And now, the newly wed lass has finally convinced her hubby to quit smoking.
DNA India (in)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:18

[Asia, India] Golden Tobacco gets Rs 121.55 crore tax notice

It further said: "As per legal opinion, this is not the liability of Golden Tobacco Ltd". The company which sells cigarettes and cigars is taking "appropriate legal action in this regard".
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:11

[Asia, India] Boy kills brother for smoking

A 16-year-old boy allegedly killed his elder brother with an iron pan following an argument over smoking inside their house in Outer Delhi's Mangolpuri area. According to police, the incident took place at around 5 pm on Wednesday when the victim was smok
The Statesman (in)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:17
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