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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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Graphic Photos on Tobacco Packets Save Lives

Global studies reveal that large, graphic health warnings on tobacco packets in China would increase awareness about the harms of smoking, help to... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/graphic-photos-on-tobacco-packets-save-lives-134597-1.htm
No smoking signages to dot polling booths

The high rate of consumption of tobacco leads to more than 10 lakh deaths every year in the country. District election officials have been... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/pune/no-smoking-signages-to-dot-polling-booths/
EC bans smoking inside polling stations

The Election Commission today issued instructions to all its Returning Officers in Delhi to ensure no smoking inside polling stations. The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/ec-bans-smoking-inside-polling-stations-114040901388_1.html
VHAA appeals for smoke-free elections in Assam

The Voluntary Health Association of Assam (VHAA) has urged the Chief Electoral Officer of the state to prohibit smoking in all polling booths... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/vhaa-appeals-for-smoke-free-elections-in-assam-114040300499_1.html
NGO Puts a Smoking Ban in All Polling Booths in Assam

In Assam, a leading non-profit organisation working in the field of public health has requested poll officials to prohibit smoking in all polling... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/ngo-puts-a-smoking-ban-in-all-polling-booths-in-assam-134169-1.htm

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