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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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Awareness drives, pictorial warnings didn't go up in smoke after all

The consumption of tobacco products has significantly come down in the state as per the report of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey for 2016-2017.... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/653171/awareness-drives-pictorial-warnings-didnt.html
HC order on pictorial warning on tobacco products a setback

Health experts today said the implementation of a Karnataka High Court order--striking down the 2014 amendment rules that mandated 85 per cent... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/hc-order-on-pictorial-warning-on-tobacco-products-a-setback-118010700631_1.html
Licence to ‘KILL’?

Rajasthan once again edged other states of the country in its efforts to control tobacco use by introducing vendor licensing, for the first time... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/jaipur/report-licence-to-kill-2573511
Centre planning to put toll-free 'quitline' number on tobacco

The Centre is working on issuing a new set of enhanced pictorial and text warnings and planning to print the national toll-free anti-smoking... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/646101/centre-planning-put-toll-free.html
Tobacco use rises in Assam, Tripura, says report

Tobacco use has increased in Assam, Tripura and Manipur against an overall decline in the country between 2009-2017, according to the regional... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/tobacco-use-rises-in-assam-tripura-says-report-117112500199_1.html

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