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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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Anti-tobacco forum against regularising unlicensed crop

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Activists say the State's move will send a wrong signal to the cultivators that the governmentis not... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/antitobacco-forum-against-regularising-unlicensed-crop/article7034490.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
WHO

India needs to draft a comprehensive tax policy for all tobacco products if it wants to cut down the easy access to the plethora of low-cost and... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/India-Needs-Comprehensive-Tax-Policy-for-Curbing-Tobacco-Use-WHO/887112
Firewalling Health Policy From Tobacco Industry Requires More Work

To protect public health policy from tobacco industry interference, considerable progress has been made in different countries globally, but... ...

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Nepal Receives Bloomberg Philanthropies Award For Tobacco Control

Nepal has been honored with the prestigious Bloomberg Philanthropies Award for Global Tobacco Control at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/nepal-receives-bloomberg-philanthropies-award-for-tobacco-control-147559-1.htm
Will it spiral domino effect on other nations?

Bobby Ramakant, Citizen News Service (CNS) South Asian region has very high levels of tobacco use, and thus not surprisingly, rates of... ...

http://www.mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=local&newsid=557997

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