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[Asia, India] ‘QuitLine’ on cigarette packs helps quit smoking

Along with the QuitLine, a helpline number to quit smoking, the government has asked the tobacco manufactures to put two set of pictorial warnings.
Asian Age (in)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:03
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[Asia, India] Tobacco products to carry ‘Quitline’ number

Replacing the existing images on tobacco products, the Union Health Ministry has now released a new set of pictorial health warnings that are to be displayed on both sides of packets of cigarettes, bidis, and chewing tobacco with effect from September 1,
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:11
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[Asia, Pakistan] Lowering taxes on cigarettes dangerous: health ministry

The ministry has rather requested the FBR to do away with the strange and complex taxation on tobacco products introduced last year which introduced a third tier taxation in imposition of Federal Excise Duty and as a result, the prices of cigarettes were
The News (pk)
added Apr 5, 2018 04:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Research says illegal cigarette sales less than 9%

A research study carried out recently has discovered that maximum illicit cigarette sales does not amount to more than nine per cent in Pakistan... It shows that tobacco industry claims of more than 40% spurious cigarette sales were unfounded. This means
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 5, 2018 04:26
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[Asia, India] Quitline no, enhanced warnings on tobacco packs from Sept

me September, all products and cigarette packs will have a national toll-free number printed on them to assist users to quit, besides warnings, including enhanced pictorial images and text messages, covering 85 per cent of the packet area.
Times of India
added Apr 4, 2018 17:12
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[Asia, Mid-east] Turkey Biggest Tobacco Exporter to Iran

Turkey, with more than $42.35 million, was the biggest exporter of tobacco to Iran during the 11 months to Feb. 19. According to the latest figures released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, a total of about 16,100 tons of tobacco w
Financial Tribune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:57
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[Asia, India] Setting A Wrong Example: Ajay Devgn SLAMMED BRUTALLY As He Posts Picture With Son Yug

Netizens slammed Ajay Devgn left & right for smoking next to his son and setting a wrong example. Many of his fans sounded upset and also schooled the actor to quit smoking.
Filmibeat
added Apr 4, 2018 16:56
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of loose cigarettes remains unchecked despite Govt’s ban

Most shopkeepers in Lahore are still selling loose cigarettes to their loyal and trustworthy customers in a secret manner while they have also increased the price of loose cigarettes due to the newly emerged ‘black market’ in this case. The sale of loose
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers seek incentives, low tax rates

A representative of the tobacco growers on Saturday asked government to provide incentives and lower taxes on tobacco production to give relief to the farmers. “Tobacco contributes to federal exchequer in shape of sales tax and federal excise duty (FED)
The News (pk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] elimination of third slab on cigarette price proposed

The official said that ministry has raised its concerns on the third slab introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) last year for specific tobacco brands which reduced their price and increased the consumption. “Pakistan is moving towards adopting ‘T
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:42
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