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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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Doctors urge CM to implement gutkha-paan masala ban better in state

On doctor's day, doctors and medical associations have urged chief minister Devendra Fadnavis to enforce the gutkha and paan masala ban effectively... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-doctors-urge-cm-to-implement-gutkha-paan-masala-ban-better-in-state-2230161
Educational Institutes freed from tobacco

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, June 30 - A high-level meeting was held on Tuesday evening at a city hotel under the aegis of HealisSekhsaria Institute... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jul0116/city057
Govt fails to implement ban on loose cigarettes

Even a month after the government enforced an order against selling loose cigarettes, beedis and tobacco, the vendors are openly selling them with... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/jammu-kashmir/governance/govt-fails-to-implement-ban-on-loose-cigarettes/257864.html
Centre launches schemes to prevent lifestyle diseases, emphasises yoga to be disease free

In a bid to tackle the alarming numbers of lifestyle diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disorders in the country, the central health... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-centre-launches-schemes-to-prevent-lifestyle-diseases-emphasises-yoga-to-be-disease-free-2227142
Diabetes Campaign Launched by Health Minister J.P. Nadda

Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Wednesday has inaugurated a campaign on diabetes. Through this initiative, patients can get information and ways to... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/diabetes-campaign-launched-by-health-minister-jp-nadda-161097-1.htm

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