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[Asia, India] Punjab prohibits sale of processed, flavoured tobacco and nicotine products for 1 year

The Punjab Government has prohibited the manufacture, storage, sale or distribution of gutkha, pan masala, processed/flavoured/scented chewing tobacco and any other food products containing tobacco or nicotine as ingredients, whether packaged or unpackage
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:11
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[Asia, India] Smoke-free city status, a far off dream

While the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products is banned in the 100-metre periphery of educational institutes along with smoking at public places, in the absence of any check, this is being done openly. The large number of cigarette vends can be
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:33
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[Asia, India] Pan Masala Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017 - 2022 - Research and Markets

Pan Masala Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022 has segmented the pan masala market on the basis of types and importing countries. Among the various types of pan masala available in the Indian market, p
Business Wire
added Feb 21, 2017 19:58
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[Asia, Pakistan] Enforcement of 85pc pictorial health warning on cigarette packs urged

Representatives of various civil society organizations have urged the relevant bodies to act quickly in implementing the new tobacco control rules as early as possible, without any revision. National Coordinator, Coalition for Tobacco Control – Pakistan,
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:54
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[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-tobacco activists urge Senate not to pass tobacco industry tainted legislation

Nadeem Iqbal, CEO of TheNetwork for Consumer Protection, said: “The main thrust of the amendment in the existing tobacco law was to ban tobacco advertisement inside shops that is enticing children to take up smoking.” But it’s intriguing to note, lament
The News (pk)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, India] Major drive against sale of tobacco products

In a major drive carried out within the limits of Kochi Range by the police on Friday against the sale of tobacco products near educational institutions, 175 persons were arrested and 177 cases were registered. The drive witnessed 1,170 raids in which 5
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, India] Yoga can help keep kids away from tobacco: Governor Paul

Uttarakhand governor K K Paul has called for strict enforcement of prohibition on sale of tobacco near educational institutions and public places and said that encouraging yoga in schools could keep children away from bad habits. “Students and youngsters
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, India] Experts for hiking taxes on all tobacco products

Ahead of the crucial GST council meeting that will discuss the categorization of tobacco products on Saturday, experts with the Tobacco Free Kerala umbrella have appealed to the Union finance minister to include all tobacco products, including beedis, in
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, India] Blanket ban on tobacco goods not feasible: Saraf

Jaipur: Health minister Kalicharan Saraf on Thursday said that the state government will not impose complete ban on tobacco products as it is not feasible. Also, it generates revenue for the government.
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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[Asia, India] Health groups ask Jaitley to include all tobacco products in demerit goods category

Ahead of a crucial GST council meeting, public health groups have asked finance minister Arun Jaitley to place all tobacco products especially bidis, in the demerit goods category. All tobacco products including bidis should be taxed at uniformly high rat
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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