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[Asia] Philip Morris to fund fight against illegal cigarette trade in India

With illicit cigarettes capturing a fifth of the Indian cigarette market, a global tobacco major has said it will fund proposals under its $100 million global initiative to support third-party projects dedicated to the fight against illegal trade.
The Economic Times (India)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
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[Asia, India] Licence Mandatory For Selling Tobacco Products: Health Ministry

As per the fresh orders of the Union Health ministry, only shops with a licence or shops authorised through municipal authority will be able to sell tobacco products and not other items like candies, chips etc. A letter by the ministry in this regards wa
india.com (in)
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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[Asia, India] Stop targeting organisations working for tobacco control, hospital tells MHA

as the home ministry trains its guns on organisations working in tobacco control – the latest on the list is Bloomberg Philanthropies – a senior doctor from the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital has written to home minister Rajnath Singh against targeting of
Indian Express
added Sep 12, 2017 03:05
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Smoke-free GCC? Why a new heat-not-burn cigarette may make smoking less harmful

One of the biggest tobacco companies in the world is hoping to introduce a ‘smoke-free’ cigarette to the GCC that will encourage the region’s four-million smokers to switch to a potentially less harmful product.... to stand for ‘I-Quit-Ordinary-Smoking’,
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:32
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[Asia] The Ambiguity surrounding Tobacco advertising in India

the industry has now shifted focus to advertising at point of sale outlets i.e., a place in the wholesale or retail environment where tobacco products are sold, like retail shops and tobacco kiosks. As reported on July 19, 2017, by a leading Indian news d
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:47
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[Asia, India] ITC's 64 mm budget brand cigarette sales to go up in GST regime

Sales of ITC Ltd’s 64 mm cigarette is likely to go up as people are projected to downgrade purchase of the 69 mm category post the recent 6-7 per cent price hike after GST roll-out. Although analysts project the company is likely to suffer a decline in i
Business Standard (in)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:07
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[Asia, USA] Indian Cigarette Makers May Feel The Heat As U.S. Proposes Nicotine Cut

U.S. regulator’s policy would be a deterrent for new smokers, said Sanjay Manyal, equity research analyst... However, a policy like this to get implemented may take time and its impact on the Indian tobacco industry can be assessed only after regulation d
Bloomberg News
added Jul 31, 2017 23:23
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[Asia] China’s 2.4 Trillion Cigarette Habit Is Actually Progress

While figures from Euromonitor International showed 2.4 trillion cigarettes were smoked last year, that marks the second straight annual decline. China has been raising taxes and toughening anti-smoking laws, and Euromonitor expects the numbers to keep dr
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2017 15:11
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[Asia, Israel] 'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

When the current contract expires at the end of the year, cigarettes will no longer be sold at Shekem (the IDF canteen chain). It is expected that soon afterward they will no longer be sold at training bases or any IDF base. During the discussion, the u
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 12, 2017 09:30
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[Asia, Bangladesh] ISLAM: Relentless fight against tobacco

we see people smoking randomly in public places. Smoking is surely creating an extra burden on our health system as various smoking-related health problems take away a good chunk of our medical expenses. It is sad to see that poor people like day workers
Financial Express (bd)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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