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Tobacco in india

Apr 11, 2020 18:51
An analysis of 10 streaming series, published online in Tobacco Control revealed that the extent of tobacco imagery and brand placement in on-demand streaming service content in India is high read more
May 30, 2018 22:25
Dr Rakesh Gupta, consultant, tobacco cessation at a private hospital said e-cigarette has got into the Indian market in the last four years and around 50% of the Indian e-cigarette market is online. read more
Mar 07, 2018 19:37
The Global Adult Tobacco Survey-2017 found that the beedi is the most popular form of smoked tobacco in India, with 7.7% of the adult population using it regularly. read more
Dec 05, 2017 12:06
A study on understand the smoking habits of the youth and their perception of smoking came up with various important findings. read more
Oct 26, 2017 23:50
Rasiklal Dhariwal’s death due to oral cancer has brought the disease into sharp focus as the consumption of gutkha, a known cause of cancer, is widespread in India. read more
Jul 27, 2017 23:34
Speaking on the occasion of World Head and Neck Cancer Day on Thursday, he said people in India were falling prey to oral cancer because of smokeless tobacco and there was an urgent need to spread awareness. read more
May 05, 2016 10:39
Along with written warnings, cigarette and tobacco packets will carry images of diseased lungs and mouth tumours. read more
Jan 30, 2016 12:53
The Supreme Court on Friday took a dig at the youth, saying they were “not bothered” about any warnings regarding the side-effects of tobacco smoking. read more
Sep 29, 2015 16:07
Image will cover 60% of the package surface, and the text warning will cover another 25%. The text will be English and\/or the language the brand is sold under. read more
May 30, 2015 17:19
Tobacco is the only legally-available consumer product that kills half its users when used as directed. It kills one person dies every six seconds, with an average tobacco-user losing seven to eight years prematurely, shows World Health Organisation... read more
Apr 07, 2015 00:30
The health ministry has finalised a proposal to make the dangers of tobacco-use a part of essential reading for school students even as a fierce debate rages over pictorial warnings on packs. read more
Apr 01, 2015 08:00
If you are a tobacco user, the odds are stacked against you. Tobacco kills half of its users, with smoking and smokeless tobacco killing nearly 6 million people worldwide – one death every 6 seconds – each year, says the World Health Organization (W... read more
Oct 15, 2014 14:45
India has made it mandatory for graphic health warnings to cover 85% of tobacco packages on both sides beginning April 1, 2015. The new warnings- with pictures of mouth and throat cancers will cover 60% of the package, and the text warning will be 2... read more
Oct 13, 2014 01:08
Graphic photographs of oral and throat cancers will occupy 65% of tobacco packages — such as cigarette packs — while 15% of the surface will be used for text warnings. Four photos have been shortlisted for the new warnings, expected on packs by April... read more
Jul 22, 2013 22:03
Shops or kiosks selling cigarettes or tobacco products will have to display warnings such as “tobacco causes cancer” or “tobacco kills” prominently on their advertisement boards. Bhadra Sinha reports. read more