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Second hand smoke in public places. How effective has the ban been?

While the government banned smoking in public places in 2008, the data from Global Adult Tobacco Survey India Report indicates the effectiveness of this ban in different states if India. The......

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Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. This girl's tongue is so long she can lick her eye A teenager from Michigan wants to be the new record world record holder......

The Junk Food Conundrum

Should junk food be sold in Indian schools? Dinesh C Sharma on the Delhi high court case, the outcome of which will impact millions of school children in urban areas throughout the country In the......

About 2 crore students in Bihar say no to tobacco

Sourabh Ranjan, Abhisek Singh, Talha Hussain , Anjula Anthony and Sarah Imran, are school students in Bihar who have taken a pledge against the use of tobacco.They are five of more than two crore......

Maharashtra bans sale of gutkha, pan masala

The ban on gutkha and pan masala across Maharashtra came into effect from on Friday. The state government on Friday issued a notification banning sale and consumption of gutkha and paan masala in......

How India's tax system helps cigarettes flourish

Cigarette companies have substantial wriggle room thanks to India's complex tax structure, which categorises them by length and filter, points out Charu Bahri/IndiaSpend. In March 2015 - in......

Pictorial warnings on tobacco products soon

After a prolonged delay, government will soon notify new pictorial warnings on tobacco products, which will be "harsher" in case of chewing tobacco as it has been found more harmful than smoking.......

Entire text of finance minister's Budget Speech

Budget 2010-11 provided considerable relief to income tax payers by raising the slabs at two levels but hiked the central excise duty on non-petroleum products across the board from 8 to 10 per......
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Global tobacco survey findings hailed

GUWAHATI, July 16 - City-based Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) has welcomed the recent findings of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jul1717/city055
Special postal cover spreads awareness on effects of tobacco use

A special postal cover that highlights the ill effects of tobacco was released in the state on Monday. The postal cover which costs Rs 25, along... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/622030/special-postal-cover-spreads-awareness.html
Young India finds tobacco products less appealing

The latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey finds tobacco users have reduced by 81 lakh, and that pictorial warnings are very effective ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-young-india-finds-tobacco-products-less-appealing-2466101
Tobacco use in India down from 34.6% of adult population to 28.6%

The prevalence of tobacco use has gone down by six percentage points from 34.6 per cent of the country's adult population in 2009-10 to 28.6 per... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/tobacco-use-in-india-down-from-34-6-of-adult-population-to-28-6-117060801142_1.html
Tobacco, smoking scourge in the society

India is the second largest consumer of tobacco and related products. The country records over 8 to 9 lakh deaths every year due to tobacco-related... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/tobacco-smoking-scourge-in-the-society-117053100882_1.html

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