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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......

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......

Gilt trading norms eased

Retail investors will now be able to use government securities for hypothecation and lease like other debt papers.They can also hold the papers in a dematerialised form and effect nominations under......

  People speak for framework convention on tobacco control

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Q. What is the theme of this year's "World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) being observed on May 31?
:  A. "The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control"As with any other treaty, the WHO FCTC confers legal obligations on its Parties that...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-theme-of-this-years-world-no-tobacco-day-wntd-be//answers/19915167

  Web results for Framework Convention On Tobacco Control
Vadodara's swanky central bus stand now also tobacco-free

VADODARA: The airport-like central bus depot that is also among the showcase projects in the city is now tobacco-free too. The bus station was... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/vadodara/Vadodaras-swanky-central-bus-stand-now-also-tobacco-free/articleshow/40973110.cms
UPDATE 5-WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

(Adds details from briefing, activist comment, London byline) * Concern at Big Tobacco's control of $3 billion market * WHO urges minimising toxins... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/update-5-who-urges-stiff-regulatory-curbs-on-e-cigarettes-news-health-oi1aElhdghdbb.html
Goverment to raise smoking age to 25?

Soon it may be illegal to smoke under 25 years of age. To encourage smokers to stub the habit, the Union health ministry is also considering... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/goverment-raise-smoking-age-25-781
Modi govt's all-out war on tobacco, cigarettes

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modiled NDA government has virtually declared war on tobacco. After raising taxes on cigarettes and calling for a... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/tobacco/post-tax-hike-on-cigarettes-tougher-anti-tobacco-law-in-the-offing/articleshow/40352449.cms
E-cigarettes set to be banned in India soon

New Delhi: E-cigarettes (electronic nicotine delivery systems-ENDS), the new fad among tobacco users, are all set to be banned in India.... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140818/nation-current-affairs/article/e-cigarettes-set-be-banned-india-soon

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