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[Asia, India] SC notice on PIL for larger pictorial warning on tobacco products

A bench of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit issued notice as it was told that the delay in non-implementation of plain packaging of tobacco products was contrary to its directions, the country's international commitments, and global
Times of India
added Mar 9, 2016 18:38

[Asia, India] SC: Any proof that smoking causes cancer?

petition seeking to make cigarette packets colourless to render them visually unattractive, a bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and U U Lalit asked counsel Aishwarya Bhati whether it was possible to say with certainty that cigarette smoking caused cancer.
Times of India
added Mar 9, 2016 18:26

[Asia, India] ITC: smoking again

Then came last week's budget announcement, which included a lower-than-expected increase in cigarette taxes. This after a few years of accelerating levies that, being passed on to consumers, have inevitably hurt demand. Just like that, the stock rose 10 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:42

[Asia, India] Supreme Court seeks Centre's view on plain cigarette packaging, as PIL claims pictures attract smokers

sought the Centre's view on a public interest litigation (PIL) to bring in plain packaging...contended that cigarette, bidi and gutka companies violated the rules pertaining to pictorial warnings...and said that “it defeated the whole purpose”.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:28


The key reason for death, the usage of cigarette, has for that very first time started to decrease across nation. A drop is shown by information in the first stage of National Family Health Study launched from the Marriage wellness ministry within the ut
The Indian Republic (TIR)
added Mar 8, 2016 18:16

[Asia] India turns its back on tobacco, usage dips across states

Use of tobacco, the leading cause of preventable death, has for the first time begun to decline across several states. Data from the Phase 1 results of National Family Health Survey-4 released by the Union health ministry show there is a dip in the use of
Times of India
added Mar 8, 2016 17:28

[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
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