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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......

MPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warnings

Some questions cited concerns that larger warnings can hurt tobacco farmers and boost illicit trade. A parliamentary panel reviewing whether to put larger health warnings on cigarette packets has......

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......
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Dutch Activists Calling for an End to Smokers' Corner in Cafes, Bars

Despite a general ban on smoking in restaurants, pubs and bars introduced in 2008, more than 25% of the Netherlands' cafes still have an enclosed... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/dutch-activists-calling-for-an-end-to-smokers-corner-in-cafes-bars-161100-1.htm
Use of arecanut as mouth freshner likely to open up new market

If the move by Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative Ltd. (CAMPCO) to export processed tender arecanut to China for... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Mangalore/use-of-arecanut-as-mouth-freshner-likely-to-open-up-new-market/article8762783.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Benchmarks trade in red; Nifty slips below 8,200 mark

SENSEX 26794.38 30.92 0.12% NIFTY 8217.15 13.55 0.17% After witnessing a sharp fall in previous session, Indian equity... ...

http://www.finalaya.com/News/Benchmarks-trade-in-red-Nifty-slips-below-8200-mark-N473187.aspx
Niti Aayog not in favour of DIPP's proposal to completely ban FDI in the tobacco sector

SENSEX 26726.05 37.41 0.14% NIFTY 8198.55 5.05 0.06% The National Institution for Transforming India (Niti) Aayog has raised... ...

http://www.finalaya.com/News/Niti-Aayog-not-in-favour-of-DIPPs-proposal-to-completely-ban-FDI-in-the-tobacco-sector-N473157.aspx
Phase-out of tobacco subsidies still on paper

BENGALURU: DESPITE India's obligations under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control by 2020, the government still continues to provide... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/Phase-out-of-tobacco-subsidies-still-on-paper/2016/06/10/article3474773.ece

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