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In India, pictorial warnings don't deter smokers

The current pictorial health warnings used on Indian tobacco products are ineffective compared to the pictorial warnings mandated in 2006 and present international health warnings, as per a recent......

Tobacco manufacture may be banned soon

Describing All India Institute of Medical Sciences Director P Venugopal as one of the best doctors, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has said that not all doctors make good......

Who's who in the Congress's infamous 25

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan came down heavily on Congress leaders for "persistently and willfully obstructing the House" and suspended them for 5 days. The members who have been punished......

BJP MP says 60 cigarettes a day didn't kill someone he knows; sparks fresh row

Amidst a raging controversy over remarks on smoking by a Bharatiya Janata Party MP who is a 'beedi' baron, another Member of Parliament from the party Ram Prasad Sarmah on Friday waded into the......

Cigarette row: BJP tries to blow smoke

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday dismissed Bharatiya Janata Party member of Parliament Dilip Gandhi's remarks that all studies linking cancer to tobacco have come from abroad and that......

Pictorial warnings: ITC, GPI shut cigarette plants

India's tobacco majors ITC and Godfrey Phillips India (GPI) have stopped production of cigarettes in view of uncertainty over the sort of pictorial warnings that needed to be carried on tobacco......

5 Golden Peacocks for Indian firms

Symbolising their growing economic clout, Indian companies have won five of the seven Golden Peacock Awards instituted by World Council for Corporate Governance for their outstanding......

India bans smoking in public places

In a major public health measure, the ban on smoking in 'public places', direct and indirect advertising of all tobacco products and their sale to minors came into force on Saturday in the country......

Gold smugglers switching over to cigarettes, currencies

In the past 18 months, the department of revenue intelligence has seized 50 containers of cigarettes, valued at nearly Rs 200 crore With the channel set three years ago to import gold illegally......

MPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warnings

Some questions cited concerns that larger warnings can hurt tobacco farmers and boost illicit trade. A parliamentary panel reviewing whether to put larger health warnings on cigarette packets has......

Formula One under pressure end alcohol sponsorship

Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda sports an alcohol company sponsorship. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images Formula One was accused of sending out a mixed message on alcohol at the......

India-England trophy can't be named after Tiger Pataudi

The BCCI's decision to turn down a proposal to name the trophy for the India-England Test series after the legendary Tiger Pataudi prompts Faisal Shariff to dwell on the legacy behind the......
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Dhaka declaration on tobacco control hailed

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, Feb 8 - The Voluntary Health Association of Assam (VHAA) has welcomed the Dhaka Declaration on Sustainable Development... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=feb0916/city055
A simple blood test may now detect 5 types of cancers

This could well be a breakthrough in detecting cancer at an early stage. Researchers from the National Institute of Health (NIH) in the US have... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/health-and-fitness/a-simple-blood-test-may-now-detect-5-types-of-cancers/story-Jz7k45wo3HkQ0hZ3P3iQ2H.html
For sugar tax supporters, 2016 may be the sweet spot

By Martinne Geller LONDON (Reuters) - 2016 could be the year of the sugar tax, as several large nations consider levies on sweetened food and... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/sugar-tax-supporters-2016-may-sweet-spot-144744849--finance.html
Docs for curbing tobacco product ads

Nagpur: While tobacco products have always been discussed as potential carcinogens, not much is discussed about products like pan masala, zarda,... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/nagpur/Docs-for-curbing-tobacco-product-ads/articleshow/50893666.cms
Areca nut use making oral cancer fight tough

Nagpur: Until a few years ago, Buddhist priests in Sri Lanka used to give their sermons with mouthfuls of areca nut. Nowadays, in their sermons... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/nagpur/Areca-nut-use-making-oral-cancer-fight-tough/articleshow/50893677.cms

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