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Wednesday, 30th May 2012

Dial In To Quit: 275 Million Indian Tobacco Users Now Have Access To A National Quit Line

On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day, NicoretteĀ®, the global leader in tobacco cessation products, announced the launch of a National Tobacco Cessation Quit Line-1800 227787. More...

  • Published on May 30, 12

Tuesday, 13th Mar 2012

Study shows smoking prevention school programs in India are cost-effective

In a milestone study carried in India to economically analyze tobacco prevention school programs, it is found that such programs provide large benefits, in terms of health, per rupee invested in comparison to alternative investments in health. This cost effectiveness analysis makes the case for upscaling such interventions in Indian schools by policymakers in the health an... More...

  • Published on Mar 13, 12

Thursday, 11th Aug 2011

Smokers can now use Facebook to kick the butt

NicoretteĀ® to launch the first Facebook Application to help Indians gain in dependence from tobacco More...

  • Published on Aug 11, 11

Monday, 15th Nov 2010

Godfrey Phillips Bravery National Awards 2010 awarded

Godfrey Phillips Bravery National Awards 2010 awarded - Twelve exceptional persons from across the country received awards in the 6 different categories mainly Physical, Social Acts of Courage, Mind of steel, Amodini Women's Award and Social Lifetime Achievement Award - The Awards were presented by Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Justice Leila Seth More...

  • Published on Nov 15, 10

Wednesday, 10th Nov 2010

'ITC's Classmate Ideas for India Challenge' swings into action with Youngsters in Guwahati ideating for India

As India's youth become a formidable force with the potential to transform the future of the nation, ITC's Classmate Ideas for India Challenge pulls together the city finalists from Guwahati as the students in Guwahati presented their innovations for the development and growth of the country. ITC, one of India's largest multi-business conglomerates, completed a 100 years o... More...

  • Published on Nov 10, 10

Monday, 6th Sep 2010

Dharampal Satyapal Group Organises Blood donation camp in partnership with the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS)

CSR initiatives where the employees of the organization donated blood along with the senior management with a true belief that "When you donate blood, you give the most precious gift to someone else - The gift of life!" More...

  • Published on Sep 6, 10

Wednesday, 26th Nov 2008

Civil society decries the government's decision of repeated deferment of pictorial health warnings on tobacco products packages

Civil society organizations and tobacco control advocates in India strongly condemn the recent decision of the Group of Ministers (GOM) to defer the implementation of pictorial health warnings on tobacco product packages which was to come in to effect from November 30, 2008. More...

  • Published on Nov 26, 08

Wednesday, 23rd Jul 2008

Citizens behind the success of "Smoke-Free Chandigarh"

Not only the city residents, but even the tourists appreciate the smoke-free hotels and restaurants of Chandigarh. Even if there be some amount of enforcement problem with smoking in certain public places but one must not forget that Chandigarh is the only place in the whole country where all restaurants and hotels provide completely smoke-free environment. Having smoke-fr... More...

  • Published on Jul 23, 08

Monday, 19th May 2008

Awards for tobacco control announced

Burning Brain Society (BBS), a leading civil society organisation working on public health and civil rights has announced annual awards for people working on tobacco control. Awards in eight categories to be given to Police, State Government, District Administration, Journalists, NGO's, Social Workers, Schools and Business Houses More...

  • Published on May 19, 08

Monday, 18th Jun 2007

JTI Launches WINSTON in India

Japan Tobacco International (JTI), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the world has announced the launch of their premium quality, global brand, Winston in India. The brand, offering rich full flavor cigarettes, will be available in Bangalore, Kerala and Mumbai. More...

  • Published on Jun 18, 07