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[Asia, India] Tobacco industry terms field study "motivated"

which had found tobacco products cheaper than essential food items, saying it was an attempt by anti-tobacco activists to "influence" policy-makers on the taxation issue during the forthcoming Budget Session. Noting that anti-tobacco activists based the
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39

[Asia, India] Did you know tobacco products are cheaper than essential food items?

The current excise and Value Added Tax (VAT) rates are insufficient to increase the prices of tobacco products, therefore making these products easily affordable,’ said the study conducted by the Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) and
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 18, 2016 18:38

[Asia, India] 25 people fined in office hub for smoking in open

If you work in Gurgaon and are someone who enjoys a quiet smoke once in a while, watch before you light up. The police on Wednesday fined 25 people in Cyber Park for flouting the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) that bans smoking in publi
Times of India
added Feb 18, 2016 17:48

[Asia, India] Hike sin tax on tobacco by up to 40%: Health ministry

health ministry along with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other public health groups have proposed a hike in taxes of up to 40% for all tobacco products. Findings of a latest study, commissioned by the health ministry and WHO, showed prices of to
Times of India
added Feb 18, 2016 15:58

[Asia] Anil Kapoor lends voice to anti-smoking PSA released in India

Today, a smoking cessation public service announcement (PSA) went live featuring narration by Anil Kapoor, the prominent actor recognized for his roles in Academy Award-winning Slumdog Millionaire, Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol and the hit televisio
PR Newswire
added Feb 18, 2016 12:20

[Asia, India] Delhi non-smokers have SAME chance of lung damage as those who smoke... and living there longer increases your risk

among those tested for lung impairment during the odd-even run, smokers and non-smokers were equal when it came to lung impairment. The detailed report, which has been compiled by a team of doctors at MAMC, has been submitted to Delhi health department l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 17, 2016 18:20

Millions die from air pollution, mainly in China, India

Air pollution kills more than 5.5 million people around the world each year, with over half of those deaths occurring in fast-growing China and India, researchers said Friday. And the number of premature deaths will continue to climb in the years ahead
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 13, 2016 19:04

[Asia] 'Smoking, inactivity fueling heart attacks among young Indians'

a study by Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, showed a worrisome spike in heart attacks among Indian males under 35 years of age. It blamed a n increase in smoking and physical inactivity for the epidemic of heart disease - and heart attacks - among the
Times of India
added Feb 12, 2016 20:50

[Asia, India] 'Juvenile Justice Act will help curb tobacco use among minors'

various NGOs working in the health sector Friday demanded strict implementation of the act that bars sale of tobacco products to minors. The act prescribes strict punishment to anyone who gives or causes to give tobacco products to children. The act pres
Kashmir Images (in)
added Feb 12, 2016 20:44

[Asia, India] This cigar claims to be healthy

Rocky Patel cigars are not even close to being unhealthy.’s a process of around four-five years. So it’s rid of all the nicotine, tar, magnesium and potassium. There are no chemical additives and they are not addictive.
GQ Magazine
added Feb 11, 2016 19:14
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