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exceeded the combined annual state and central government expenditure on health care by 12 percent in 2011. Taxes on cigarettes rise - not enough - but they do. Bidis are the problem A 10 percent price increase on tobacco products could cut consumption
Sep 1, 2015 New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 17, 2015 14:00
While some take smoking as fashion, others take it as a style quotient of the tinsel town. But there are many, who sincerely want to let go the tendency but are not able to and are addicted to this life-threatening habit. Here is the list of top five B
Aug 11, 2015 newsx (in)
added Aug 11, 2015 11:48
"I said: "I don’t think you’re going to stop smoking and therefore I’ve no intention of coming to see you again.'...later discovered that the Iraqi dictator had shot dead his minister of health after a similar disagreement.
Aug 9, 2015 The [London, UK] Express
added Aug 10, 2015 09:56
Aug 7, 2015 GGRAsia (mo)
added Aug 7, 2015 10:04
ITC Ltd posted a subdued 3.61 percent rise in net profit at Rs 2,265.44 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, due to pressure on cigarette sales and sluggish demand for other FMCG products.
Jul 30, 2015 PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:01
Chandigarh...government has become the first state to have constituted an empowered committee to deal with the tobacco industry’s interference in public health policies...would mainly focus on the implementation of Section 5.3 of the WHO Framework Conven
Jul 19, 2015 Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:42
the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is promoting Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) to help people quit smoking. The therapy uses low nicotine (major constituent of cigarettes) products, thereby cutting down on the craving and easing the sympt
Jul 17, 2015 India Today Magazine (in)
added Jul 17, 2015 13:11
Three of India’s next door neighbours — Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka — adopted better tobacco control strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) report released on Tuesday.
Jul 9, 2015 Deccan Herald (in)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
Industry lobby Ficci has said that losses arising due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes, that has been on the rise since domestic taxes on cigarettes hit the roof, have touched Rs 13,130 crore in 2014, up from Rs 8,965 crore in 2012.
Jul 3, 2015 PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:32
Health officials in the Indian city of Kanpur announced on Sunday during celebration of World Anti-Tobacco Day that the city is now tobacco-free. According to Dr. RP Yadav, Kanpur's chief medical officer, the city will strictly implement the guidelines
Jun 1, 2015 Tech Times
added Jun 1, 2015 15:33