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Illegal hookah bars to be raided, police tell Court


August 29th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) City restaurants running hookah bars illegally will be raided, police told the Delhi High Court Wednesday.A division bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and ... Read more...

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Civic agencies get court notice on illegal hookah bars


August 1st, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to civic agencies on a plea seeking action against restaurants which are running hookah bars illegally.NGO World Lung ... Read more...

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‘Indians increasingly unaware of lung diseases’


June 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indians exhibit a "worrying lack of understanding" and concern about lung diseases - that kill nearly four million people globally every year, said a study ... Read more...

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Consider making police stations tobacco-free: Delhi High Court


June 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) To curb the sale of tobacco around educational institutions, the Delhi High Court has asked the police commissioner to set up a precedent and consider ... Read more...

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Indonesian resort island of Bali bans smoking in all public places


November 29th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The provincial legislature on the Indonesian resort island of Bali has passed a new law which will soon ban smoking in all public places, the Jakarta Globe ... Read more...

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Goverment kicks off campaign against bidis


July 28th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government Thursday launched a nationwide campaign through the mass media to make people aware of the ill-effects of smoking bidis, an official said.Developed with ... Read more...

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Punish cops for tobacco shops near schools, says court


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Delhi Police commissioner to initiate departmental inquiry against local police officers if any outlet was found selling tobacco products illegally ... Read more...

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Say Yes To Life: Say No To Tobacco


May 27th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla - CNS The theme of this year's World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is "Gender and tobacco with an emphasis on marketing to women." It is designed to draw ... Read more...

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Argentines are Latin America’s biggest smokers


December 14th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 14 (EFE) Argentina tops the list of countries that smoke the most in Latin America, consuming 1,014 cigarettes annually for every inhabitant over age 15, media reports said Sunday, ... Read more...

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By 2015, 2 million people would die annually from tobacco-induced cancers


August 26th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): By 2015, at least 2.1 million people will die each year because of tobacco-induced cancers, revealed The Tobacco Atlas, Third Edition.Published by the American Cancer Society and World ... Read more...

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Tobacco health warnings will be strictly implemented: Delhi government


May 29th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Kiran Walia Friday said that tobacco health warnings will be strictly implemented in the state. "Packaging industries will also be warned to follow the guidelines ... Read more...

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India and China tops the list of World’s biggest tobacco users


March 10th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The world's biggest tobacco users are India and China, according to new research which highlights concerns about increasing death rates in developing countries and smoking by women.Statistics compiled by the American Cancer ... Read more...

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Ramadoss launches campaign on passive smoking


September 30th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Indian Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Tuesday launched a media campaign against passive smoking as part of efforts to increase awareness about rules banning smoking in public nationwide ... Read more...

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Delhi University hosts campaign against tobacco


May 30th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi University (DU) Friday buzzed with slogans against tobacco as students and teachers along with police officials and members of an NGO took out a campaign ... Read more...

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Delhi University to march against tobacco Friday


May 28th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Carrying on their anti-smoking campaign, students, teachers and officials of Delhi University (DU), who have already turned the campus into a no-smoking zone, will hold a march ... Read more...

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