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Smoking, Tobacco etc

A woman prepares bidi, a leaf hand-rolled with tobacco at her shop, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Kabiraj Tilla on the outskirts of Agartala.

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A worker, her nails painted with the Cohiba cigar motif, prepares tobacco leaves for the production of cigars in the El Laguito factory, on the sidelines of the Habano Cigar Festival, in Havana, Cuba.

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A worker prepares tobacco leaves for the production of cigars at the El Laguito factory, on the sidelines of the Habano Cigar Festival, in Havana, Cuba. The annual five-day bash brings together cigar sophisticates from around the world, and culminates with a gala dinner, followed by an auction of humidors worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, with the proceeds donated to the public health system.

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Dasi Menakadasi holds a joint while celebrating the legalization of recreational cannabis in Vancouver.

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Students dressed up as skeletons participate in an awareness rally on the occasion of 'World No Tobacco Day', in Kolkata.

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Medical students participate in an anti-tobacco rally to mark the 'World No Tobacco Day', in Karad, Maharashtra.

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Bollywood actors Vivek Oberoi, Anupam Kher, former DG of Maharashtra P S Pasricha and former MP & Philanthropist Priya Dutt attend the ‘Yes To Life & World No Tobacco Day’ press conference, in Mumbai.

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Rikshaw pullers participate in a rally to aware people against smoking, in Kolkata ahead of World No Tobacco day.

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Kurdish men smoke a water pipe in central Irbil, Iraq. In Sept. 2017, Iraq's Kurds celebrated their symbolic vote for independence, but instead of moving forward with negotiations toward a smooth divorce from Baghdad, they have lost their most important oil-producing city to Iraqi troops, squeezing a hurting economy and dashing the hopes of an independent state.

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PMK (Pattali Makkal Katchi) party workers shout slogans and display placards as they stage a protest against Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar for being "lax" in implementing the ban on gutkha, in Chennai.

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Earthen pipes used to smoke ganja or marijuana, are displayed for sale during the Ambubachi Mela at Kamakhya temple, in Gauhati. Hundreds of Hindu holy men have arrived to perform rituals at the temple during the four day long festival that started Thursday.

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People cover their face with mask during an awareness campaign to mark 'World No Tobacco Day', in Bengaluru.

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Villagers pledge to remove the stains of tobacco from their lives and surroundings on the occasion of World No tobacco Day, in Varanasi.

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Social Workers participate in an awareness rally in Kolkata to observe 'World No Tobacco Day'.

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Team members of 'Tauba Karo Tobacco se' pose with a poster of the street play after performing at Delhi Haat. The play marks the 'World No Tobacco Day'.

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People take part in an awareness rally on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day, in Meerut.

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Detal students take part in an awareness rally on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day, in Moradabad.

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Actor Vivek Oberoi at an event to mark World No Tobacco Day to support the campaign "No To Tobacco and Yes To Life", in Mumbai.

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Children taking pledge at the flag-off ceremony of the Mass Awareness Slogan Walkathon, on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day 2017, in New Delhi.

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Union Health minister J P Nadda with MoS Faggan Singh Kulaste and other dignitaries taking pledge at the flag-off ceremony of the Mass Awareness Slogan Walkathon, on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day 2017, in New Delhi.

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Children wear mask during an awareness campaign on 'World No Tobacco Day', in Kolkata.

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Sand artist Manas Sahoo creates a sand sculpture on 'World No Tobacco Day', in Puri.

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An Iranian woman smokes a water pipe during the ancient festival of Sizdeh Bedar, an annual public picnic day on the 13th day of the Iranian new Year, west of Tehran, Iran. Sizdeh Bedar, which comes from the Farsi words for "thirteen" and "day out," is a legacy from Iran's pre-Islamic past that hard-liners in the Islamic Republic never managed to erase from calendars.

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Elderly man enjoying Habel Habel (Hukkah) outside their house on the outskirts of Srinagar. The harsh days of winter came to end in Kashmir Valley due bright sunny days.

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Virginia Redstar of Colville, Washington and a member of the Colville Native American tribe, celebrates upon reaching shore by canoe at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Redstar traveled from Montana with fellow tribal members on canoe for 10 days down the Missouri river to reach the camp

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Megan Toben releases tobacco at the edge of the Cannonball river during a Native American water ceremony at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, North Dakota. According to Native American beliefs, tobacco is used to open a barrier between the physical and the spiritual worlds.

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Tobacco farmers protest against the alleged undemocratic WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Summit 2016, in Greater Noida.

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Students take part in a rally to mark the World No-Tobacco day in Bengaluru.

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People dressed as skeletons and cigarette in a rally to mark World No Tobacco Day, in in Hyderabad.

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Children wear masks during an awareness campaign on 'World No Tobacco' day, in Kolkata.

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Laborers take a break to smoke during their work in a hot afternoon in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

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A man prepares tobacco in his hand before chewing the same in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, pawn and chewable tobacco are displayed for sale at a roadside in New Delhi.

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Tobacco farmers holding a protest demanding immediate roll-back of pictorial warning notification to safeguard livelihoods of millions of farmers, in New Delhi.

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A Naga sadhu, smokes hashish inside his tent during Kumbh Mela, at Trimbakeshwar, in Nasik.

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An awareness rally on World No Smoking Day in Kolkata.

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Visitors take a look at the sand sculpture made on the theme of World No Tobacco Day by sand artist Manas Sahoo at Puri beach.

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Members of Pasumai Thaayagam, an NGO during a protest against Tobacco use to mark the World No Tobacco Day in Chennai.

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Volunteers during a street show against Tobacco use to mark the World No Tobacco Day in Bhubaneswar.

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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with a message “Choice is Yours, Don’t be Late” on the eve of World No-tobacco Day at Puri beach.

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People display a dummy train to demonstrate different stages of cancer on the eve of "World Anti Tobacco Day" in Mumbai.

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A tobacco seller with her child, on Mothers' Day, in Allahabad.

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A boy smokes a cigarette after a bath at a public fountain on a summer day, in New Delhi. New Delhi recorded a maximum of 44 degrees Celsius.

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A devotee smokes marijuana in a procession during the Urs festival at the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer.

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The Delhi High Court today sought response of city government on a plea of manufacturers against ban on sale of chewable tobacco in the national capital from March 30.

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A Kashmiri smokes hookah as he waits for customers at a roadside tea stall in Srinagar.

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TMC member Mukul Roy arrives at Parliament House holding a pack of cigaretteres in New Delhi during the Budget session.

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An awareness campaign to mark 'World Cancer Day' at Marina beach in Chennai.

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A Sadhu smokes a marijuana pipe on a cold morning at Sangam, in Allahabad.

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A man lights a cigar in a cigar club shop in Havana, Cuba. The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing American travellers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their suitcases.

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The health ministry has accepted the recommendation of an internal panel to ban the sale of single cigarette, Health Minister J.P. Nadda said in a statement in the Rajya Sabha.

Graphics by Suraj Wadhwa/ Outlook

Narendra Bisht

A study published by the American Medical Assn says a 30-year survey shows smoking among Indian men is down from 34% to 23%. The ladies, though, show no signs of change, stay at an even 3.2%.

Illustration by Saahil

Ciggie major RJ Reynolds burnt, Florida jury awards a record $23 billion to widow of chain smoker who died of lung cancer at 36. Mike Johnson started smoking at 13.

A shopkeeper displays a packet of cigarettes with an image said to have a likeness to England and Chelsea soccer player John Terry, at a roadside shop in New Delhi.

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A Sadhu at the Kamakhya temple in Gauhati. The annual Ambubachi festival begins on June 22 where hundreds of tantric Sadhus perform rituals at the temple.

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Actor Hiran Chatterjee with Indian footballers Mehtab Hussain (L) and Arnab Mondal (C) breaking a cigarette during an awareness campaign on World No Tobacco Day, in Kolkata.

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Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan flags off a rally on the occasion of ''World No Tobacco Day' in New Delhi.

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Workers prepare beedis in Agartala.

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A woman smokes marijuana during Shivaratri at the Pashupatinath temple in Katmandu, Nepal.

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A participant in the competition for the longest ash is dizzied by the smoke of his cigar during the XVI Cuba Cigar festival, in Havana, Cuba.

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Two-year-old Indonesian boy who smokes 40 cigarettes a day.

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A scene from Woody Allen’s latest film, Blue Jasmine, which was not released in India this Friday as the director objected to anti-tobacco adverts having to be inserted into scenes where characters are shown smoking.

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Cate Blanchett in Woody Allen’s latest film, Blue Jasmine, which was not released in India this Friday as the director objected to anti-tobacco adverts having to be inserted into scenes where characters are shown smoking.

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A villager smokes tobacco during a rally demanding pensions for elderly poor citizens in New Delhi.

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A villager smokes tobacco as he joins other protesters during a rally demanding pension for elderly poor citizens in New Delhi.

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Students holding anti-Tobacco placards during an awareness rally to enlighten the masses about the ill-effects of consuming Tobacco, on the occasion of 'World No Tobacco Day in Jodhpur.

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Why smoke when you can’t chew Gutka producers ride on cigarette’s not being banned

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A Sadhu smokes marijuana during the preparations for the upcoming over-a-month-long Mahakumbh festival in Allahabad.

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A Naga sadhu smokes a chillum on a cold day on the banks of the Ganga river ahead of the Maha Kumbh mela, in Allahabad.

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A Bedouin man smoking sheesha

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In this photo taken on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, Tori, a female orangutan carries her baby at Satwa Taru Jurug zoo in Solo, Central Java, Indonesia. Tori is one of the female orangutans who like to smoke cigarettes given by zoo visitors.

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Packets of cigarettes with an image said to have a likeness to England and Chelsea soccer player John Terry stand on display at a roadside shop in Delhi. Jerry's managers from England and Chelsea teams are set to take legal action against the use of the image, according to news reports. The slightly blurred image has appeared as part of anti-smoking pictorial warnings created by the Directorate of Visual Publicity for use on cigarette packets in the nation.

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Ralegaon Siddhi Village adopted by Anna Hazare, run along his strict militaristic-Gandhian rules of no smoking or chewing tobacco, cable TV or ‘outside’ jobs.

Microsoft founder Bill Gates puts on a green t-shirt with the words "Say No to Involuntary Smoking" during a press conference to promote public health and a smoke free environment in Beijing, China.

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Women prepare bidi, leaf hand-rolled with tobacco at a company in Kannur, as the World observes No Tobacco Day on 31st May.

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Street children wear human skull masks during a 'World No Tobacco Day' awareness rally in Kolkata.

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Volunteers take part in an awareness campaign against tobacco to mark 'World No Tobacco Day' in Hyderabad.

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A man smokes 'bidi', on "World No Tobacco Day" in Allahabad.

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Students wear masks depicting tobacco as demon, in Mumbai. The event was organized to welcome New Year with a pledge to make Mumbai a Tobacco-free city.

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View of an ashtray outside an office building in Madrid. Spain, a country famed for its smoke-filled bars, corner cafes and restaurants, is poised to enact a tough new anti-smoking law, eliminating its status as Western Europe's last country where lighting up in indoor public places is allowed.

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An Egyptian smokes traditional water pipe " Shisha" at a coffee shop in cairo, Egypt. Egypt is implementing a new tax on tobacco products, raising cigarette prices by as much as 40 percent in this heavy smoking nation. Arabic signs reads "there is no God except Allah".

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A young wayside vendor sells tobacco on World Day Against Child Labor, in Kanpur

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A young wayside vendor sells tobacco on World Day Against Child Labor, in Kanpur

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A girl smokes flavored Hookah as a boy looks on at a cafeteria in Bangalore, on 'World No Tobacco Day'.

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A sadhu smokes "bidi," on 'World No Tobacco Day', in Allahabad.

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A worker smokes 'bidi', on World No Tobacco Day, in Allahabad.

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A social activist spreads awareness about the health hazards caused by the consumption of tobacco on the 'World No Tobacco day' in Allahabad.

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A participant looks out of the truck at an anti-tobacco rally in Mumbai on the 'World No Tobacco day'. About 80 percent of the world's estimated 1 billion smokers are men, but more women are picking up the habit in some countries as flavored products and glossy feminine packaging cater to them.

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A man smokes opium in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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A Kashmiri worker smokes as he prepares charcoal heaters at a local bank early morning in Srinagar. A cold wave has engulfed Srinagar resulting in temperatures dropping.

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An elderly Palestinian man exhales smoke as he sits at the entrance of Damascus Gate, in Jerusalem's old city.

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A Cambodian Muslim rolls a cigarette as he visits to Tuol Sleng genocide museum, formerly the Khmer Rouge's S-21 prison, in Phnom Penh. As many as 16,000 people were tortured and later taken away to be killed during the Khmer Rouge's 1975-1979 rule.

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A man puffs a pipe on the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day in Allahabad - but then he may not be smoking tobacco.

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Children wear a mask at an awareness rally observing 'World No Tobacco Day', in Kolkata.

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An old woman smoking 'bidi' a day before the world observes 'No Tobacco Day' in Bikaner. Beginning tomorrow, all tobacco products will have to carry pictorial warnings on the front of the pack in a bid to discourage their consumption.

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Actors Govinda, Javed Jaffery and Sohail Khan at a friendly match between celebrities and doctors promoting "No Tobacco" awareness campaign in Mumbai.

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