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govt plans to put toll-free 'quitline' number on tobacco packets




the centre is working on issuing a new set of enhanced pictorial and text warnings and planning to print the national toll-free anti-smoking helpline number on the packets of all tobacco products to amplify the message. the national tobacco cessation quitline-1800 227787 is a dedicated toll-free num...



81l indians quit tobacco in 7 yrs




almost 81 lakh indians quit tobacco in the last seven years, showcasing the impact of anti-tobacco campaigns.the campaigns, however, had only a limited reach among the people from a poor socio-economic background as khaini (smokeless tobacco) and bidi continue to rule the roost in small towns and co...



81 lakh indians quit tobacco in the last seven years




almost 81 lakh indians quit tobacco in the last seven years, showcasing the impact of the anti-tobacco campaigns undertaken by public health outfits.the campaigns, however, had only a limited reach among people from poor socio-economic background as khaini (smokeless tobacco) and bidi continue to ru...



bangladeshi man arrested for selling illegal tobacco | news




a 52-year-old bangladeshi man was arrested for possession and distribution of contraband cigarettes and tobacco monday in the area of aghios dimitrios in southern athens.after a search of the suspect’s home, police found and confiscated 8,965 cigarette packets and 1,120 packages containing tobacco...



smoking in movies may negatively affect teens, cdc says




depictions of people using tobacco in top-grossing movies grew by 80% from 2015 to 2016, according to a new study.the report, published by the centers for disease control and prevention, found tobacco use in movies jumped up a total of 72% from 2010 to 2016. although the number of movies that showed...



fewer dutch graduates smoke but the tobacco industry is thriving




despite government efforts to discourage smoking, the netherlands still has a considerable tobacco-related industry and the number of producers and wholesalers has remain virtually unchanged over the past 10 years.according to figures from data company bolddata, the netherlands currently has 80 toba...



what the new tobacco and cigarette packaging laws mean




new laws that standardise the appearance of tobacco packets and limit the range of products on offer come into force next month after a bid to halt the legislation was thrown out by the supreme court.what was the supreme court ruling about?four tobacco giants took legal action in a last-ditch attemp...



tobacco hurts more than just your lungs - it damages communities growing it




the kipembawe division is hidden in the southern highlands of south-west tanzania, a long seven-hour drive north from the city of mbeya. the scenery is stunning, yet when you look closer you can see that tobacco plants dominate agricultural areas, and the sound of trees being felled is a constant ba...



tobacco consumption: why bidi, not cigarette, is bigger challenge for india




over the last weekend, tobacco advertisements were again seen across us media channels after decades of being banned. however, this time around, it was not by choice but by a court-imposed order to advertise the deadly effects of smoking. the move provides a grim reminder to potential and existing c...



copper hydroxide nanoparticles provide protection against toxic oxygen radicals




chemists at johannes gutenberg university mainz (jgu) have developed a technique that reduces the toxic effects of commercially available cigarettes. in spite of the fact that the world health organization (who) estimates that some 6 million people die every year as a consequence of tobacco consumpt...



who’s response to philip morris’ new $80m research foundation: shove it




enlargegetty | ullstein bildshare this storythe world health organization (who) is fuming over philip morris international's (pmi) efforts to go smokeless—and the second-hand moves it's using to do it.as cigarette sales decline worldwide, the tobacco giant is scrambling to restructure and embrace...



millions battle floods in east




the flood situation in bihar and assam worsened as 36 people lost their lives while over 1 crore remain affected in the deluge that has battered rail and road networks, and forced lakhs out of their inundated homes into relief camps.bihar recorded 26 more deaths, taking the toll to 98. the deluge ha...



australia wins landmark tobacco wto packaging case, reports




geneva: a landmark australian law on restrictive tobacco packaging has been upheld at the world trade organisation after a five-year legal battle, bloomberg news reported on thursday, citing two people familiar with the situation.such a ruling from the wto has been widely anticipated as giving a gre...



australia wins landmark tobacco wto packaging case, reports




geneva: a landmark australian law on restrictive tobacco packaging has been upheld at the world trade organisation after a five-year legal battle, bloomberg news reported on thursday, citing two people familiar with the situation.such a ruling from the wto has been widely anticipated as giving a gre...



tobacco remains a good investment, say dutch pension funds




more than 50% of dutch instutional investors continue to invest in tobacco, according to a report published by trouw on tuesday.‘many investors say that smoking is legal  and therefore they see no reason to change their policy,’ said researcher hester holtland in a report by the investors for s...



tobacco remains a good investment, say dutch pension funds




more than 50% of dutch institutional investors continue to invest in tobacco, according to a report published by trouw on tuesday.‘many investors say that smoking is legal  and therefore they see no reason to change their policy,’ said researcher hester holtland in a report by the investors for...



irish sun - plain cigarette packaging laws to be implemented today




all logos and forms of branding will be removed from packs this makes ireland the fourth country in the world to remove all brandingaustralia, the u.k. and france have already introduced the lawdublin, ireland - starting saturday, ireland is set to implement plain cigarette packaging laws, becoming ...



tobacco consumption: going up in smoke




in a reassuring move, the delhi government has warned of legal action against tobacco companies if they violate laws and advertise at outlets selling their products~by ramesh menonwe all know how tobacco companies sneak in surrogate advertising as they are not allowed to advertise their products. bu...



delhi govt tells tobacco companies to remove ads




aditya kalra | reuters  |  new delhi  july 24, 2017 last updated at 01:48 ist



new wiki site to unmask dealings of tobacco industry in sri lanka




a major new online project, tobaccounmasked, designed to reveal the activities and influences of the tobacco industry on public health policy, has been launched in sri lanka on the back of the success of tobaccotactics – an initiative first established by the university's tobacco control research ...



tobacco giant philip morris' smoke-free product under legal cloud in nz




tobacco giant philip morris has hit a major legal hurdle in its attempt to introduce a new smoke-free tobacco product to the australasian market.the new zealand government has laid charges against the company for allegedly importing and selling tobacco cigarettes that are heated in an electronic dev...



britain follows australia's lead on plain packaging for tobacco




britain has introduced tough new rules which mean cigarettes and tobacco products must be sold in plain green packets and feature prominent, graphic health warnings. public health experts in britain have long advocated for tighter controls on the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products, often cit...



fda embraces vaping in surprise move against big tobacco




after years of worry and doomsday conspiracy theories, the federal & drug administration has just tossed a curveball into the tobacco industry, announcing plans to help support e-cigarettes and other ‘innovations’ that are less harmful than traditional cigarettes. the move aims to reduce the num...



fda embraces vaping in surprise move against big tobacco




after years of worry and doomsday conspiracy theories, the federal drug administration has just tossed a curveball into the tobacco industry, announcing plans to help support e-cigarettes and other ‘innovations’ that are less harmful than traditional cigarettes. the move aims to reduce the numbe...



national study looks at tobacco advertising and susceptibility to use tobacco am




among 12- to 17-year-olds who have never used tobacco products, nearly half were considered receptive to tobacco marketing if they were able to recall or liked at least one advertisement, report a coalition of behavioral scientists in a new national study. receptivity to tobacco ads is associated wi...