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About 10 results for "global adult tobacco survey"

Awareness drives, pictorial warnings didn't go up in smoke aft...

The consumption of tobacco products has significantly come down in the state as per the report of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey for 2016-2017. The report states that overall tobacco use has declined among adults in Karnataka from 28.2% in 2009-2010 to 22.8% ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
DNA

Smokers start earlier, few consider quitting, survey shows

Smokers in Gujarat are now starting to smoke at a much earlier age, while the number of those considering quitting tobacco has fallen, findings of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) reveal. The survey also reveals that the percentage of tobacco users in ...
 DNA1 week ago

Tobacco use rises in Assam, Tripura, says report

Tobacco use has increased in Assam, Tripura and Manipur against an overall decline in the country between 2009-2017, according to the regional report of the second round of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016-17 of North Eastern states.Assam and Tripura ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Tobacco use rises in North Eastern states against an overall decline in the country  Deccan Herald2 months ago Tobacco use among minors highest in NE  The Assam Tribune2 months ago

Oncologists seek implementation of SC order on chewing tobacco

Oncologists are unanimous that 90 per cent of oral cancers could be prevented if the government implement the Supreme Court's order which banned chewing tobacco being sold rampantly in twin packs.The Supreme Court on September 23, 2016 had imposed ban on sale ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
DNA

HC order on pictorial warning on tobacco products a setback

Health experts today said the implementation of a Karnataka High Court order--striking down the 2014 amendment rules that mandated 85 per cent pictorial health warnings on tobacco product packages--was a setback to the government's trendsetting initiatives on ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Karnataka HC order on tobacco ads worries activists  DNA2 months ago

Licence to ‘KILL’?

Rajasthan once again edged other states of the country in its efforts to control tobacco use by introducing vendor licensing, for the first time anywhere in India. Soon, tobacco products will not be sold without licence in Rajasthan as the government has made ...
 DNA1 month ago

Centre planning to put toll-free 'quitline' number on tobacco

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 ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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