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Brazil bans smoking in public spaces


December 16th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 16 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has signed a law banning smoking in public spaces.Smoking in all enclosed public spaces is forbidden in the new law, ... Read more...

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British doctors want ban on smoking in cars


November 16th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Doctors in Britain have called for a ban on smoking in cars, claiming it exposes people to 23 times more toxins than found in pubs.A report ... Read more...

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ITC subsidiary faces double whammy in Nepal


August 21st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) After being forced to shut down its state-of-the-art garments factory built in eastern Nepal due to workers' militancy and vandalism, ITC's subsidiary in Nepal now faces ... Read more...

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Gates to raise awareness in China about passive smoking


June 12th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has undertaken a new mission - to raise awareness in China about the dangers of passive smoking.Gates is partnering Robin ... Read more...

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Mumbai cabbies say no to tobacco


May 31st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) More than 50,000 taxi drivers here lent their support to the 'Smoke Free Mumbai' campaign on World No Tobacco Day Tuesday and pledged to ensure that ... Read more...

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All US workplaces could be smoke-free by 2020


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that by 2020 there could be smoke-free workplaces across the US.The prediction reflects the impact of decades ... Read more...

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Tobacco carcinogen levels high in kids living with smokers


November 10th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study has found that tobacco-related carcinogens are found in the urine of 90 percent of children who lived in a home where at least one parent ... Read more...

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Greece imposes smoking ban in enclosed public spaces


September 1st, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by BNO News
ATHENS, GREECE (BNO NEWS) – Greece imposed on Wednesday a new law banning smoking in enclosed public spaces, after previous attempts to impose partial bans failed.According to the Kathimerini newspaper the ban ... Read more...

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No ban on smoking in British parks


July 29th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Smoking in parks and cars will not be banned in Britain as the government has decided against the planned review of anti-tobacco laws. "We have studied the smoke-free legislation ... Read more...

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Pentagon says won’t ban smoking for troops in war zone


July 16th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that it won't ban troops from smoking in war zones, despite a recent study recommending a tobacco-free military.The study by the Institute of Medicine ... Read more...

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Ramadoss to challenge court’’s decision lifting the ban on smoking in films


January 29th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss has said that he will challenge the decision of the court overturning a central ban on ... Read more...

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Court lifts ban on smoking in films, upholds filmmakers rights (Lead)


January 23rd, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed the central government's notification banning smoking in films on grounds that it violates the fundamental rights of filmmakers, bringing much relief ... Read more...

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Bollywood exults as smoking ban in movies lifted


January 23rd, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) With the Delhi High Court removing the ban on smoking in films, you can now again catch your favourite actors puffing away without landing in trouble. Filmmakers ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court allows smoking in films


January 23rd, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 23, (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday struck down the Central Government''s plea of banning smoking scenes in films, saying onscreen smoking is a part of the ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court quashes ban on smoking in films


January 23rd, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed the central government's notification banning smoking in films on grounds that it violates the fundamental rights of filmmakers.A single judge ... Read more...

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Smoking scenes in films against public interest: government


November 22nd, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The central government Friday told the Delhi High Court that smoking scenes in films and television programmes are against public interest.A large number of people get affected ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb cannot smoke in Writers Building, asserts Ramadoss


September 16th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya cannot smoke in any public places including the state secretariat Writers' Building from Oct 2 when a general ban will come ... Read more...

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Arnie against banning smoking from films for kids


July 12th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Actor-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger scoffs at the suggestion that smoking should be banned from films aimed at children.The Terminator star agrees that repeatedly warning kids about the ... Read more...

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