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[Asia, India] Only 234 schools tobacco-free: Salaam survey

Only 234 schools across the state have been declared tobacco-free by the Salaam Bombay Foundation (SBF), which works across 13,220 schools in 30 districts in Maharashtra. The Mumbai-based NGO, during a media sensitisation meet, came out with data to brin
DNA India (in)
added Dec 17, 2015 21:33

[Asia, India] Nicotine content: Cigarette firm files review petition on HC order

the court had ordered that cigarette companies should mention the amount of nicotine and tar in each stick - a review petition was filed in the court by the Indian Tobacco Company (ITC) and other enterprises involved in cigarette manufacturing on Friday.
Times of India
added Dec 13, 2015 22:24

[Asia, India] 31L cigarette butts tossed into city's muck daily

The revelation has come to light through a study conducted by the Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru. These cigarette remnants are neither segregated nor collected, and that is taking a toll on both our health and the environment, claim doctors. Dr
Times of India
added Dec 13, 2015 20:30

[India] Mizo people highest tobacco consumers in country

Mizoram has the highest rate of tobacco consumption in the country with a record of 67.2 per cent of its population using different kinds of tobacco products, Dr Jane R Ralte, Nodal Officer of Mizoram State Tobacco Control Society said, while quoting the
Assam Tribune (in)
added Dec 13, 2015 20:17

[India] Jagan Unable To Get Rid Of Smoking

"I'm an avid smoker. I've tried all possible ways to get rid of smoking but never I could actually give up cigarettes. Like my wife and kids, this cigarette has now become an intergral part of my life", said Puri Jagan. Maybe he should pull a leaf from S (in)
added Dec 13, 2015 20:10

[Asia, India] Drive against smoking in public

Those found smoking in parks, playgrounds, hotels, cinema halls, and other public places will be fined Rs. 200 by the police. Also fine will be imposed on persons in-charge of these places if they are found to have not installed ‘No smoking’ boards and t
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 13, 2015 17:27

[Asia, India] Campaign to highlight health effects of secondhand smoke on children

World Lung Foundation (WLF) has congratulated the Maharashtra government on a new mass media campaign, which warns people about the hazardous effects of secondhand smoke (SHS) on children.... 'Tobacco Is Eating Your Baby Alive' uses graphic imagery to hig
Times of India
added Dec 11, 2015 19:07

[Asia, India] Maha govt's campaign against secondhand smoke affecting children's health receives WLF applause

World Lung Foundation (WLF) today complimented the government of Maharashtra on a new mass media campaign, which warns people about the deadly effects of secondhand smoke (SHS) on children. The campaign, “Tobacco Is Eating Your Baby Alive,” uses graphic (in)
added Dec 9, 2015 14:10

[Asia, Australia, India] International parliamentarians and doctors highlight warnings on tobacco packs

Parliamentarians from India and Australia met along with renowned Indian doctors to discuss the importance of larger pictorial health warnings in India and steps recommended to move towards plain packaging of tobacco products.
New (in)
added Dec 9, 2015 13:58

[Asia, India] e-cigarettes classified as drug

Electronic cigarettes come under the classification of drugs and hence necessary permission must be sought by the manufacturer under Drug and Cosmetics Act for its sale, the State government has informed the Madras High Court. Tamil Nadu Directorate of
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 7, 2015 22:43
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