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[Asia] UPDATE 2-India finalises four rates for new sales tax

* Tobacco & luxury cars to attract 28 pct rate, plus cess . . . The new tax would also include a separate central "cess" that will be levied on tobacco products, luxury cars and aerated drinks, charged on top of the 28 percent tax bracket.
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14

[Asia, India, Pakistan] A tobacco-free world?

The WHO conference goes under the name COP7... The tobacco farmers may not have a loud voice, and it is said that in Pakistan alone, there are some 70,000 of them, and that means when we include their families, that in the range of one million people dep
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 3, 2016 15:13

[Asia, Cambodia, Vietnam] Tobacco turns over a new leaf

Agriculture officials and struggling smallholder tobacco farmers are cautiously hopeful that tariff exemptions granted under a new trade agreement with Vietnam will lift sagging demand for their crops. Khann Samban, director of industrial crops at the M
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14

[Asia, India] Proposed 26 pct sin rate on Tobacco to negatively impact revenue, public health

26 percent Sin rate will be well below the rate required to maintain a revenue neutral position for tobacco and will significantly reduce tax burden on ALL tobacco products since the existing average VAT rates themselves are higher than 26 percent on most
ANI (in)
added Nov 3, 2016 15:24

[Asia, India] Health Department, Leh organizes workshop on Tobacco Control Programme

The National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) was recently launched in the month of June in Leh with the setting up of district tobacco control cell at SNM Hospital, Leh and in Kashmir division of J&K state Leh is among the 5 districts selected for this
Scoop News (in)
added Nov 3, 2016 15:15

[Asia, Mid-east] That was a close shave! Iraqi men get rid of their beards and enjoy openly smoking cigarettes as they celebrate being rescued from ISIS

Elsewhere, men also lit up celebratory cigarettes, enjoying their first taste of smoking since it was also banned by the terror group two years ago.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2016 21:47

[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Shisha the biggest smoking threat to health, Abu Dhabi study shows

The New York University Abu Dhabi Public Health Research Centre research discovered that shisha can pollute an entire house and those in rooms where smoking is not taking place are not safe. Dr Scott Sherman, the principal investigator at the centre and
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:11

[Asia, China] Thirteen restaurant chains in Beijing warned for not enforcing smoking ban

The restaurant chains, including steamed bun restaurant Qingfeng and Haidilao Hot Pot, each received more than five complaints, though one chain received as many as 48. Inspectors and volunteers will launch raids from next week, and will hand out punishm
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 2, 2016 15:04
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[Asia, China] ARCHIVE: Chinese Cigarette Brands Enter No-advertising Era

Cigarette brands in China, under the system of state tobacco monopoly, have entered a no-advertising era as a result of the interim measures for management over advertising on the internet (hereinafter referred as “the measures”) announced by the general
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 19:03

[Asia, India] MOONEY: Taxpayer-funded UN anti-tobacco convention closes out the press

By pushing for excessive levels of taxation and burdensome regulations, the FCTC's efforts could very well give rise to organized criminal activity... A critical turning point in FCTC history came in 2012 when it created the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit
Washington DC Examiner
added Nov 7, 2016 15:34
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