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[India] Of indulging in whisky and cigars

Dramz Whisky Bar and Lounge which hosted 'Indulge' whisky and cigar festival here. ...Add to that, cigars, maybe not Cuban, but brands like Toscano, Belmore, Davidoff, Pardon and Gurkha strutting their stuff, made the event all the more special.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:10

[Asia, India] Tobacco sales carry on near schools, but few are booked

If the number of penalties levied under Section 6 of the Control of Tobacco Products Act, 2003, is to be believed, there were no violations in Bengaluru in 2015 (until November). This, when 348 cases were filed across the State against those found sellin
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:01

[Asia] Times of India Three TV stars participated in Celebrity Cricket League challaned for smoking at publ

The challaned celebrities are including TV actors Varun Badola, Karan and director Aproova Lakhia..."Police came to know about the violation of Section 4 of COTPA while smoking at the public place by three celebrities-cum-cricketers on February 5. The pi
Times of India
added Feb 7, 2016 21:36

[Asia, Bangladesh] Experts welcome India's tobacco control pledge made in Dhaka

India has endorsed the 'Dhaka Declaration on SDG Action in South Asia' that has set the agenda for making the region tobacco free by 2030. "As the country is grappling with shrinking health budgets, India's strategy to reduce the burden of non-communica
New (in)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:49

[India] On principle: John Abraham won't endorse cigarettes

A source close to the actor says that a popular tobacco company approached him for an endorsement recently. But, despite being offered a lucrative amount, John apparently turned the offer down. “John endorses a few brands. Before attaching his name to an
added Feb 7, 2016 17:48


Between 2011 and 2014, the twin states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana recorded a whopping 3,05,172 new cases of cancer...Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)...indicates that 50% of all cancers among men is caused to due to smoking or chewing tobac
Times of India
added Feb 5, 2016 06:41

[Asia, India] Ban on smoking in public turns ineffective

Seems the ban on public smoking is gradually going up in smoke, at least within the limits of Kochi city. As per records available with the City Police, the number of cases on the use of tobacco has marked a sharp increase ever since the district was de
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:24

[Asia, India] Ban on hookah bars in Mohali

The direction came after Mohali civil surgeon Dr Neelam Bhardwaj submitted a report to the DC, stating that a number of hookah bars serving tobacco molasses containing nicotine are operational in the district. Latest Comment
Times of India
added Feb 2, 2016 18:54

[Asia, India] '34 pc minors in NE use tobacco'

the newly-amended Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, of the Union Ministry of Women and Child Deve-lopment has been welcomed by doctors and anti-tobacco activists alike. (in)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:29

[Asia, India] Gurgaon Police aim to make city tobacco-free by banning sales within 100 metres of schools and religious places

With the latest amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act under Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), Gurgaon police have launched a pilot project, in collaboration with an NGO and a private hospital, to make the city tobacco-free.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:05
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