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The World Health Organization unveils a new global strategy to scale up the tobacco control agenda over the next few years and to “prevent further interference by tobacco industry” in public health policies. more

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Results from a Global Adult Tobacco Survey report has shown the use of tobacco has declined in the last 8 years. more

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Though the overall global consumption of tobacco is decreasing, certain parts of the industry are growing. more

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The Bihar state government, led by chief minister Nitish Kumar, is moving forward to impose a blanket ban on tobacco consumption two years after it imposed total prohibition. more

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Tamil Nadu is the only South Indian state to report a higher prevalence of tobacco usage across different age groups when compared to GATS 1. more

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From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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