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[Asia, India] Delhi: Govt will enforce tobacco ban more strictly

Eighteen months after a Delhi government ban, state food inspectors will finally be able to take action against companies or vendors selling pan masala along with chewing tobacco, which can be mixed to form gutkha by the consumers.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 27, 2016 01:34

[Asia] China's Smog Is as Deadly as Smoking, New Research Claims

Air pollution could be the cause of 1 in 3 deaths in China, new academic research suggests, making everyday life about as deadly as smoking cigarettes in some parts of the country.
TIME Magazine
added Dec 26, 2016 18:37

[Asia, India] Airlines ban carriage of power banks in check-in baggage

Various airlines on Friday said passengers will not be permitted to carry power banks and e-cigarettes in their check-in baggage for safety purposes. "We are trying to educate passengers on the new regulation that power banks and e-cigarettes are not all
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 26, 2016 15:45

[Asia, India] Tobacco Use among Men in Punjab registers sharp decline from 33.8% to 19.2% (NFHS-4) : Vini Mahajan

the Government has been strictly implementing the various laws and provisions related to Tobacco/Nicotine control. Due to these efforts, now State of Punjab has lowest prevalence of tobacco use in country according to the National Family Health Survey-4 ( (in)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:50

[Asia] Cigarettes and Cigars Market in China: Business Report 2016 - Research and Markets

Cigarettes and Cigars market is analyzed by different parameters including domestic production and consumption. Future market development is also estimated / The report presents profiles of leading producers and lists major suppliers in the country
Business Wire
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40

[Asia, India] 12 lakh smuggled cigarettes seized in Tamil Nadu

. The cigarettes were smuggled into India from the UAE camouflaged as A4 size papers. Kerala-based smuggling gangs are believed to be behind it and investigations are underway to nab the smugglers. Based on a specific information that foreign brand cigare
Times of India
added Dec 21, 2016 18:48

[Asia, India] Chandigarh shows poor compliance with Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act

CITY BEAUTIFUL, which was declared the first smoke-free city of India in 2007, has shown poor compliance with the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) in a survey conducted to find descriptive evaluation of the Act. While the survey revealed
Indian Express (in)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:16

[Asia, Pakistan] FBR confiscates huge amount of illegal tobacco

Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation FBR conducted a raid on unregistered cigarette manufacturing unit in Buner that is run by Waheed Khan without having the federal excise certificate. The officers eventually seized the four Federal excise duty
Daily Times (pk)
added Dec 17, 2016 15:49

[Asia, Pakistan] FBR finds illegal cigarette manufacturing unit in Buner

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has found un-registered cigarette manufacturing unit in district Buner but investigations underway by the tax machinery showed that machines of this manufacturing unit have been allegedly purchased from formal players s
The News (pk)
added Dec 17, 2016 03:00


Hookah bar owners in the city have a hard time digesting the fact that their line of business has now been deemed illegal by the state government. The owners had invested lakhs in developing the infrastructure and ambience, after the Supreme Court had pe
Ahmedabad Mirror (in)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:11
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