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The silent, deadly KILLER of 60 lakh people!

Governments across the world are slowly gearing up to find lasting solutions to curb the menace of tobacco, says Shobha Shukla Tobacco is the single most preventable cause of death in the world......

Non-communicable diseases on UNGA agenda

In a historic meeting on non-communicable diseases, the international community called on the food and beverages industry as well as the tobacco and pharmaceutical industry to be held accountable......

Watch out for new warning on your cigarette pack

Beginning May 31, all tobacco products will have to carry pictorial warnings on the front of the pack in a bid to discourage their consumption. Rejecting reservations of tobacco companies, the......

Colleagues' smoke can kill you

Offering alarming new evidence of dangers of inhaling second-hand smoke, a new study shows that non-smoking employees absorb a potent carcinogen not considered safe at any level while working at......

From Jan 1, no smoking on television

From January 1, 2006, it may be no longer be possible for anyone to make use of cigarettes and other tobacco products on screen or in TV programmes. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is......

India accepts proposal to ban sale of single cigarettes

The health ministry has accepted the recommendation of an internal panel to ban the sale of single cigarettes, Health Minister JP Nadda said in a statement in the upper house on Tuesday. The World......

Govt may soon ban FDI in cigarette manufacturing

The commerce and industry ministry has recommended a ban on foreign direct investment in cigarette manufacturing and allied products involving tobacco, an official said. "We have sent the note to......

Tobacco Board to submit Rs 125-cr rehab plan soon

The Tobacco Board will submit a Rs 125-crore (Rs 1.25 billion) proposal to the Commerce Ministry in the next 10 days to rehabilitate farmers who would switch to other crops, as part of a move to......

Tobacco curbs: India leads alternative crop plan

Today -- two days before the 148 nations' meet on global tobacco treaty comes to an end in Bangkok -- India demonstrated leadershipon behalf of countries in South-East Asian Region to integrate......

WHO wants worldwide ban on tobacco ads

Cross-border advertising, among the few remaining means available to cigarette companies to advertise, without violating laws, is something the World Health Organisation has trained its sights on......
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Cancer Patients Aid Association Appeals to Reduce Production of Tobacco By 2020

The High Court directed the Center and the Karnataka government to take steps to reduce demand and supply of tobacco products. The court also... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/ngo-litigates-to-reduce-production-of-tobacco-by-2020-cut-down-incentives-for-cultivators-149588-1.htm
HC

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The High Court of Karnataka on Monday asked the State and Union governments to deliberate in coordination... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/frame-policy-to-rehabilitate-tobacco-industry-workers-hc/article7272800.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Cut subsidy, incentives to tobacco growers, HC tells State, Centre

The High Court on Monday directed the State and Central governments to bring out a policy to cut down the subsidy and other incentives provided to... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/481083/cut-subsidy-incentives-tobacco-growers.html
China bans indoor smoking in Beijing; fines upto $1600

Cigarettes sale fetch about $145 billion annually and tobacco is a prime crop on which millions of Chinese farmers depend. China's... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-china-bans-indoor-smoking-in-beijing-fines-upto-1600-2091454
Study

Passive smoking (PS), also called second-hand smoke (SHS) or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), is inhaling of tobacco smoke by persons who are in... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/passive-smoking-too-can-cause-serious-fertility-problems-among-women-study/15906840.shtml

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