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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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Caught spitting? You may have to clean the roads

Cleaning of government offices, public places and other kind of community service will be the punishment for spitting in public along with a hefty... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/others/Caught-spitting-You-may-have-to-clean-the-roads/articleshow/50878316.cms
Pankaj Chaturvedi

The World Cancer Day is celebrated on February 4 to raise awareness and encourage prevention, detection and management of cancer. The day was... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/column-most-cancers-caused-by-industrial-products-pankaj-chaturvedi-2173672
Sugar tax may be the bitter pill to cut obesity

After years of waiting, the World Health Organisation (WHO) finally took a stand on January 25 and urged governments to levy taxes on... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/sugar-tax-may-be-the-bitter-pill-to-cut-obesity/article8172670.ece
‘Adolescents better at quitting tobacco’

Adolescents who are addicted to tobacco consumption are more receptive to counselling and quitting the addiction than adults, revealed a study. It... ...

http://www.asianage.com/mumbai/adolescents-better-quitting-tobacco-373
NGO urges for strict implementation of Juvenile law

Panaji, Jan 28 : National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (Note) India has urged the North and South Goa authorities to call a meeting of... ...

http://newshence.com/ngo-urges-for-strict-implementation-of-juvenile-law.html

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