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[Asia] Smoking cigarettes dropped by 10% in Indian men in 30 years

Indian men are smoking 10% less than what they used to about 30 years ago, according to a new research...However, only 14% of Indians smoke tobacco, of which merely 5.7% smoke cigarettes, say Government of India’s Global Adult Tobacco Survey. The percent
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:07

Indian men smoking like never before

More people are smoking in India now, 110 million, compared to just 74.5 million smokers over three decades back, claimed a study published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA). India, with 12.1 million women smokers in 2012, compared t
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 8, 2014 06:12

[Canada] Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma decision against tobacco company

The nation's high court rejected an appeal from a Canadian company that claimed the state couldn't collect payments for cigarettes sold to Indian tribal members. ... Without comment, the high court let stand a decision by the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appe
The Oklahoman
added Dec 4, 2013 05:28

[New York] 2009 federal law didn't halt cigarette deliveries from NY Indian tribes, shipping records show

As recently as last spring, one group of about 20 website operators on Seneca Nation territory was still delivering 1.7 tons of untaxed cigarettes a week to destinations around the U.S., according to shipping records obtained by lawyers for New York City
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2013 14:33

Tobacco Shop at Yesterland

A traditional cigar store Indian stood in front of the Tobacco Shop on Main Street when the shop opened. When the Tobacco Shop went away, the Indian stayed. And he's still there today--an ornamental resident of Main Street who reminds long-time Disneylan
Yesterland, a theme park on the Web
added Nov 19, 2013 02:07

[Asia, India] 'Voice of Tobacco Victims' state chapter opening Tuesday

Tobacco victims would share their experiences on how tobacco use affected them and their families. With this, Kerala will be one among the five Indian states to have a dedicated VoTV state chapter. In this state chapter, senior doctors will come together
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 11, 2013 05:37

[Asia, India] I want to be a smoker when I grow up!

In a recent study that was conducted across six nations, it was found that 30% of Indian children wanted to become smokers when they grew up — a disturbing and alarming trend. Padmini Somani, who works with an NGO that aims to prevent children from smoki
Times of India
added Oct 26, 2013 19:54

[Nebraska, New York] State court upholds seizure of untaxed cigarettes

A midlevel court on Thursday upheld the seizure of a truckload of untaxed cigarettes in northern New York, a shipment that was ordered by an Indian tribe in Nebraska from a manufacturer on the St. Regis Mohawk reservation. The four Appellate Division ju
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 25, 2013 03:54

Coburn Amendments to the Family Smoking and Prevention Act: Amendment 1227: This amendment expands on the provision in this bill that applies these regulations to Indian Tribes and eliminates a provision that would restrict the Secretary’s ability to imp

Purpose: To ensure the applicability of all of the provisions in this legislation to Indian Tribes. The bill’s authors clearly intended for the FDA’s tobacco regulations to apply to all tobacco manufacturers and retailers. Unfortunately, the bill curren
US Senator Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK)
added Oct 24, 2013 12:38

[Florida] AVT Develops Automated Stores for Seminole E-Cigarette Program

a leader in automated retailing systems, micro-stores and kiosk has launched a pilot program of their new Electronic Cigarette Machine, developed for the Seminole Indian Tribe in Florida.
PR Newswire
added Oct 21, 2013 15:26
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