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[Asia, Bahrain, Mid-east] MP to propose tax hike on alcohol and tobacco

Alcohol and tobacco should be taxed as high as 10 per cent and the revenue generated should be directed towards the growth of youth and sports clubs in the country, said parliamentarian Ghazi Al Rahma. He said he has plans to update his earlier proposal
DT News - News of Bahrain (bh)
added Mar 21, 2017 14:01
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[Asia, Bahrain, Mid-east] MP to propose tax hike on alcohol and tobacco

Alcohol and tobacco should be taxed as high as 10 per cent and the revenue generated should be directed towards the growth of youth and sports clubs in the country, said parliamentarian Ghazi Al Rahma. He said he has plans to update his earlier proposal
DT News - News of Bahrain (bh)
added Mar 14, 2017 23:59
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking at eateries a realistic way to protect nonsmokers’ health

Damage to people’s health caused by passive smoking, the inhaling of other people’s cigarette smoke, should not be left unaddressed. Measures should be advanced steadily in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Mar 14, 2017 15:50
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[Asia, Nepal] Provision requiring license to sell tobacco products comes into force from today

The government has enforced the provision of acquiring a license to sell tobacco and tobacco products from Tuesday. With this, sale of tobacco products will be allowed only from license-holding outlets.
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Mar 14, 2017 14:37
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[Asia, India] BRIEF-Golden Tobacco says ITAT quashed CIT orders to principal demand of 331.4 mln rupees

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal quashed CIT orders in respect of assessment year 1984-85 to 1986-87 to principal demand of INR 331.4 million
Reuters
added Mar 14, 2017 14:34
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[Asia] An Overview of the E-Cigarette Market

While the US and Europe are leading the way, other regions are showing strong growth in the vapor segment. Asian countries particularly are becoming important players, with China, Malaysia, and South Korea featuring in the top 20 markets globally for ret
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 19:01
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[Asia, Israel] Tobacco company files suit against Health Ministry

Dubek...filed a suit in the High Court of Justice against the Health Ministry on Monday for showing “favoritism” to the international tobacco company Philip Morris, which is marketing its no-smoke heated- tobacco cigarette iQOS.
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 16:22
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[Asia, Israel] NON-PROFIT: REMOVE HEALTH MINISTER’S AUTHORITY ON TOBACCO

Avir Naki, a nonprofit...has petitioned the attorney-general...because of Litzman’s “personal connection” to a number of issues relating to tobacco. They include the “handing over of envelopes with cash” by journalists at Channel 2, who said they were r
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 14:08
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[Asia, India] Cigarette sector poised for 5% growth on stable VAT

Thanks to stable tax rates on the cigarette industry across the states in the country and the Centre's recent seemingly soft stance on the sector, the cigarette industry in India is poised for a five per cent volume growth in the coming fiscal year.
Business Standard (in)
added Mar 14, 2017 16:43
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The looming threat of Asian tobacco companies to global health

“While companies like British American Tobacco and Philip Morris, traditionally known as ‘Big Tobacco’, have been rightfully targeted by tobacco control efforts to date, on the horizon are several companies based in Asia ‘going global’ with their busines
Simon Fraser University (ca)
added Mar 14, 2017 16:41
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