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Holy smoke! 11.2 per cent of world smokers are in India

According to a new study, China, India, Indonesia, USA, Russia have the largest number of smokers.   More than one in 10 deaths globally was caused due to smoking in 2015 and over 50 per cent......

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......

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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Philip Morris takes aim at young people in India, and health officials are fuming

By Aditya Kalra, Paritosh Bansal, Tom Lasseter and Duff Wilson NEW DELHI (Reuters) - S. K. Arora spent more than three years trudging through the... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/special-report-philip-morris-takes-aim-at-young-people-in-india-and-health-officials-are-fuming-news-crime-rhssFIhhgecjf.html
Nadda gets WHO award for India's tobacco control initiatives

Union Health Minister J P Nadda was today conferred the WHO Director-General's Special Recognition Award for accelerating India's tobacco control... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/nadda-gets-who-award-for-india-s-tobacco-control-initiatives-117060800769_1.html

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