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Make all Public Places 100% Smoke-free to Protect Public Health
Sys-Con Media

Second hand smoke in public places. How effective has the ban ...

While the government banned smoking in public places in 2008, the data from Global Adult Tobacco Survey India Report indicates the effectiveness of this ban in different states if India. The image above shows the percentage of people all over India who reported being exposed to second had smoke in different public places. Explore the interactive map above to see the percentage of people exposed to second hand smoke, percentage of active smokers and the percentage of people who observed ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Millennium Post

How India’s tax system helps heavily taxed cigarettes flourish

Cigarette-smokers comprise 39% of India’s smokers according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2010, but–as the first part of this series explained–they are taxed up to 210 times more than smokers of bidis, whose manufacturers tend to have ...
 India Infoline1 day ago Cigarettes flourish despite soaring taxes  Millennium Post1 day ago How India's Tax System Helps Heavily Taxed Cigarettes Flourish  New Indian Express1 day ago How Indian Government's Tax System Helps Heavily Taxed Cigarettes Flourish  MedIndia1 day ago
MedIndia

Thousands of People in the World Die Each Year from Using Smokeless Tobacco

A study that assessed the global impact of smokeless tobacco consumption on adults reveals that more than a quarter of a million people in the world die each year from using smokeless tobacco, and India bears three-fourths of the burden. ...
 MedIndia1 week ago Most deaths caused by smokeless tobacco in India  OdishaSunTimes.com1 week ago Tobacco: Blazing Developments  Convenience Store/Petroleum2 weeks ago
Stuff.co.nz

Tobacco company wants survey insights into Australian children and teens

A global tobacco giant is using Australia's freedom of information laws to obtain data from surveys by thousands of Victorian school children and teenagers that reveal their attitudes to smoking and alcohol. Public health advocates believe "Big ...
 Stuff.co.nz2 weeks ago Tobacco company wants schools survey for insights into children, teens  Melbourne Age2 weeks ago Tobacco Ban: State calls for stricter measures, school heads to be accountable  Indian Express1 month ago
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Bandung students menaced by widespread tobacco ads

A recent joint survey conducted by academics and antismoking activists in Bandung has found that students in the West Java capital city are prone to being exposed to cigarette advertisements, which have been widely placed near schools. A team of ...
 Jakarta Post1 month ago
TheStreet.com

Three out of 4 American adults favor making 21 the minimum age of sale for tobacco products

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three out of 4 American adults—including 7 in 10 cigarette smokers—favor raising the minimum age of sale for all tobacco products to 21, according to an article by CDC published in the American Journal of Preventive ...
 TickerTech.com1 month ago
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Businesstech.co.za

A Systematic Review of Tobacco Smoking Prevalence and Description of Tobacco Control Strategies in Sub-Saharan African Countries; 2007 to 2014

Abstract Objective To systematically review current smoking prevalence among adults in sub-Saharan Africa from 2007 to May 2014 and to describe the context of tobacco control strategies in these countries. Data Sources Five databases, ...
 Plosone.org1 month ago One in four South Africans are obese: research  Businesstech.co.za1 month ago Is South Africa 'Fattest Nation' in Sub-Saharan Africa?  AllAfrica.com1 month ago Is SA the fattest nation in sub-Saharan Africa, with a third of people obese?  Polity.org.za1 month ago
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NDTV

Quit Smoking: India Is The Second Largest Consumer Of Tobacco

NEW DELHI: India is the second largest consumer of tobacco after China and 8-9 lakh deaths can be attributed to it each year, said the government. "India is the second largest consumer of tobacco after China. As per the report of Tobacco Control ...
 Silicon India1 month ago 'India second largest consumer of tobacco'  Press Trust of India1 month ago

Action plan on tobacco control proposed

An action plan on tobacco control was proposed in collaboration with the Health Department, The International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, New Delhi, and Jipmer, as part of the deliberations of a recently-concluded workshop ...
 The Hindu1 month ago JIPMER Issues Anti-tobacco Action Plan  New Indian Express2 months ago
Irish Independent

Irish study to find best way to quit smoking for good

One is a global empire with testimonials from Anjelica Houston, Anthony Hopkins and Richard Branson. These stars claim to be among the millions of smokers around the world who have kicked the habit thanks to the advice of a former 100-a-day smoker ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago
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