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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......

Stop smoking or an early death awaits you

Health Minister Ambumani Ramadoss may ask Shah Rukh Khan not to smoke in public and many offices may have banished smokers from puffing indoors but India confronts a smoking epidemic. During the......

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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What goes around comes around

A national conference on tobacco was organised at the Tata Memorial Hospital where a cancer patient shared his views The saying 'what goes... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/city-news/what-goes-around-comes-around/article_126888
Soon, toll-free helpline, counsellors for tobacco users

MUMBAI: Tobacco users will soon have the support of a centralized helpline and counselors to get rid of their addiction. The Union health ministry,... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Soon-toll-free-helpline-counsellors-for-tobacco-users/articleshow/45529518.cms
Oral cancer not the only risk for those who chew tobacco

Contrary to the prevailing notion that chewing tobacco only increases the risk of oral cancer, a study that looked at different researches... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/mumbai/oral-cancer-not-the-only-risk-for-those-who-chew-tobacco/article1-1296568.aspx
Health dept's drive against public smoking goes for a toss

Even after being declared a smoke-free district in February this year, Jalandhar has failed to live up to the reputation with the health department... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/jalandhar/health-dept-s-drive-against-public-smoking-goes-for-a-toss/article1-1296256.aspx
US college students believe hookah safer than cigarette

Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health examined the prevalence of hookah use and described social and... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/us-college-students-believe-hookah-safer-than-cigarette-114121200628_1.html

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