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NGO welcomes ‘A’ certificate for ‘Heroine’


September 7th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An NGO Friday welcomed the Central Board of Film Certification's decision to give an 'A' certificate to the upcoming movie 'Heroine', saying the move ... Read more...

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NGO asks Bhandarkar to comply with smoking rule


September 4th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) An NGO working in the field of healthcare Tuesday asked Madhur Bhandarkar, the producer of Hindi movie "Heroine", to comply with rules against showing ... Read more...

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Three Tamil Nadu teachers held for beating student (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Three teachers of a private school in Tamil Nadu were arrested for beating up a Class 9 student, police said Saturday. They were earlier suspended by ... 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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Remove tobacco ads from Metro: NGO tells DMRC


June 1st, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) An anti-tobacco advocacy group, raising concern over display of tobacco product advertisements in Delhi Metro, has asked the DMRC chief to take them off."Indirect/surrogate advertisements ... Read more...

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Maharashtra plans anti-tobacco awareness in schools


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Concerned over the growing tobacco product consumption among the youths, the Maharashtra government has decided to introduce a tobacco awareness course as a subject in schools, ... Read more...

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Smokeless cigarettes less harmful


February 21st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Smokers can greatly cut down the risk of disease and death by replacing cigarettes with their smokeless version.They provide a much safer alternative to smokers, because ... Read more...

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Australia froths at Indian mouthwash advertisement


February 7th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 7 (IANS) The Australian cricket body has ordered the removal of a boundary-rope advertisement of an Indian mouthwash in Hindi after health authorities launched a probe over its ... Read more...

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Chewing tobacco joins ‘banned foods’ as oral cancer cases rise


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Chewing tobacco, like gutka and paan masala, has been included among banned "food products" in the government's new food safety guidelines. The move has been ... Read more...

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Gutka pouches worth Rs.one million seized in Goa


June 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 4 (IANS) The food and drugs administration (FDA) department of Goa Saturday arrested a couple and seized nearly Rs.1 million worth gutka pouches from them, police said.The couple, ... Read more...

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Delhi to host national consultation on smokeless tobacco


March 29th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A two-day national consultation will be held here April 4-5 by the ministry of health and family welfare in association with the World Health Organisation ... Read more...

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NGO seeks ban on tobacco ads during World Cup (Lead)


March 28th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) An NGO Monday sought a ban on tobacco advertisements during the cricket World Cup, saying these will have an adverse effect on the minds of ... Read more...

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NGO seeks ban on tobacco ad during World Cup


March 28th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) An NGO Monday sought to ban tobacco advertisements during the cricket World Cup, saying these will have an adverse effect on the minds of the people.New ... Read more...

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Best Indian city in tobacco control to tighten laws


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 23 (IANS) Chandigarh, which has been declared the best Indian city in terms of tobacco control by an international study, is preparing to further tighten laws around tobacco ... Read more...

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No sale of gutka, pan masala in pouches from March 2011


December 7th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) In a major setback for manufacturers of gutka (chewing tobacco) and pan masala, the Supreme Court Tuesday imposed a ban, from March 2011, on these products' sale ... Read more...

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New pictorial warnings on tobacco products in effect


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1(IANS) Tobacco products in the country must carry a new set of pictorial warnings depicting a cancer-stricken mouth from Dec 1, a notification by the ministry of health ... Read more...

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New tobacco pictorial warnings from Dec 1


November 10th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday said the new pictorial warnings on tobacco product packs will be effective from Dec 1."The effective date for ... Read more...

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‘Sleepwalking’ Swedish man acquitted of drunken driving charges


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sweden, Nov 02 (ANI): A Swedish man has been acquitted of drunken driving charges after a court could not rule out the possibility that he could have been asleep when he got ... Read more...

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Smokeless tobacco products not safe: Study


September 14th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): Smokeless tobacco products are not safe or effective alternatives for people who want to quit smoking, say experts.According to analysis of several studies, long-term use of smokeless tobacco ... Read more...

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Tobacco product placements still prominent in teen films


April 29th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29(ANI): Tobacco imagery continues to feature in films rated suitable for kids and young teens, even though significant decline has been witnessed in cinematic presentation of smoking over the past ... Read more...

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Tobacco giants use Facebook to contravene bans


April 25th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, April 25 (ANI): A new Australian study has found that tobacco giants are using Facebook to promote cigarettes, contravening bans and international conventions.The study, conducted by University of Sydney researchers, ... Read more...

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Tobacco in candy form can lead to accidental poisoning in kids: Study


April 19th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A study has found that a tobacco company's new, dissolvable nicotine pellet, which resembles popular candies, could lead to accidental nicotine poisoning in children.According to the study from ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves national tobacco control programme


January 28th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The union Cabinet Thursday approved the national tobacco control programme (NTCP) at a cost of Rs.182 crore, which aims at creating public awareness against tobacco use, setting ... Read more...

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ITC third quarter net profit up 27 percent


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Cigarettes-to-hotels major ITC's net profit of Rs.1,144.17 crore (Rs.11.44 billion/$248 million) for the quarter ended Dec 31 rose 27 percent from Rs.903.21 crore posted in the year-ago period, ... Read more...

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Smokers being mislead by branding on cigarette packets


September 7th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, September 7 (ANI): Branding on cigarette packets is being done in such a manner that they mislead smokers into believing some products to be less harmful than others, according to a ... Read more...

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Tobacco firms flouting pictorial warning law, shows survey


August 25th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Several tobacco companies across India are not carrying the mandatory pictorial warning, a new survey has revealed. The Advocacy Forum for Tobacco Control (AFTC) said that ... Read more...

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Compulsory pictorial warnings implemented on tobacco products


May 31st, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 31(ANI): Now smokers would be forced to think twice before lighting a cigarette, as the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules 2008 are being implemented from ... Read more...

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WHO calls for pictorial warnings on tobacco products


May 29th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) Friday urged 12 Southeast Asian countries, including India, to focus on "tobacco health warnings" that combines text with pictures in order to ... Read more...

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Top 10 most read stories on Thaindian News in 2008


January 2nd, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
The Sexy Miley Cyrus: Pictures with the friend : The 3 pictures of Miley Cyrus that have created a controversy can be found here and here and here. The pictures are intimate, ... Read more...

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Government bows down to tobacco industry pressure


November 28th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI/Business Wire India): The tobacco control community and public health organizations strongly condemn the shocking decision taken at a meeting of the GoM on November 24 to ... Read more...

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Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs in Britain


September 28th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Pictures showing gruesome effects of smoking on the body will replace text warnings on cigarette packets in Britain from Oct 1.The images - which include pictures of rotting ... Read more...

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ITC challenges smoking ban`


September 24th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) ITC Ltd Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court challenging the central government's notification that slapped a ban on smoking in all public places and other establishments from ... Read more...

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Anti tobacco measures to get major boost


September 16th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 16 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss today said that more resources will be chanalled for tobacco control and for this purpose money ... Read more...

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Flavorchase.com reap on cheap cigarette grand prizes


June 3rd, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by David M N James
Web based smokers sweepstake flavorchase.com is running an online sweepstake with daily prizes including a Mini Maglite 2-Cell AA Flashlight with a market value of $9.49. The sweepstakes from Philip Morris requires ... Read more...

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Protagonists call for strict legislation to ban tobacco products in the country


May 31st, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by admin
Salem (Tamil Nadu)/ New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Anti-tobacco campaigners in parts of the country hit streets shouting slogans to ban tobacco products on Saturday to mark 'World No Tobacco Day'.Activists ... Read more...

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