Headlines Tagged with Asia — 3,958 headlines found
increasing the prices of cigarettes has caused proliferation of illicit cigarettes smuggled from nearby countries and the consumption of beedi among low income groups. The beedi industry is under-regulated and therefore under-priced, says the latest ann
Sep 12, 2017 The Island (lk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:21
as the home ministry trains its guns on organisations working in tobacco control – the latest on the list is Bloomberg Philanthropies – a senior doctor from the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital has written to home minister Rajnath Singh against targeting of
Sep 8, 2017 Indian Express
added Sep 12, 2017 03:05
ITC’s cigarette business remains impacted by regulatory pressures in terms of sharp tax hikes and other anti-tobacco measures, which has led to pressure on volumes and Ebit growth. Other businesses i.e., FMCG, paper, hotels and agri, should see gradual up
Sep 11, 2017 Financial Express (in)
added Sep 11, 2017 02:47
Cigarette production dropped 35 per cent in 2016-17 to 34 billion sticks from 53bn sticks a year ago. Pakistan has been one of the top producers of cigarettes due to vast availability of tobacco in the country particularly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Sep 7, 2017 DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
Children at an elementary school in Tel Aviv received a civics lesson outside the classroom when they filed a class-action lawsuit against Avidar Security Services, whose guard at the school was constantly smoking. And they won the case.
Sep 8, 2017 Jerusalem Post
added Sep 8, 2017 15:15
Kailash Sharma, director of academics at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, has cited leaked government and tobacco industry documents to seek a probe into whether a Union home ministry note allegedly depicting tobacco control as an unhealthy activity
Sep 6, 2017 The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:08
Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Punjab, Maharashtra and Kerala, have prohibited sales of e-cigarettes, while tobacco cigarettes remain legal.
Sep 3, 2017 Zee News (in)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:42
Even as US-based charity Bloomberg Philanthropies is still being "watched"...three of its recipient NGOs have been denied renewal of registration under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) or had their registration cancelled over the past year.
Sep 3, 2017 Times of India
added Sep 4, 2017 11:33
The UAE Government has announced an excise tax on tobacco and at 100 per cent of the existing price. How effective can this be...the combination with other instruments should not be discounted, as it has often proven to be critical in the overall success
Sep 4, 2017 Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:22
Banning e-cigarettes may deprive Indian smokers of a substantially less harmful alternative, which can be against public health and can result in adverse consequences, experts have warned. Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Pun
Sep 3, 2017 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 3, 2017 20:31