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[Asia, Nepal] Licence must for tobacco business from mid-March

A Cabinet meeting, on Thursday, passed the proposal of the Ministry of Health to allow only authorised licence holders to sell tobacco products from mid-March. This means that no vendor or trader will be allowed to sell tobacco products without obtaining
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Mar 14, 2017 14:38
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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, Bangladesh] Inspiring women professionals honoured

Winners of the Inspiring Women Award 2017 pose...at Le Méridien hotel in Dhaka on the occasion of International Women's Day....Farhana Chowdhury, area manager of [BAT] Bangladesh, was crowned as the Aspiring Woman Leader.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:11
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco cultivation goes unchecked again in Bandarban

Tobacco cultivation in Bandarban hill district raises hackles again as some companies are managing to manoeuvre a web of incentives in cash and kind to attract marginal farmers. The companies have aggressively been expanding their businesses even on gove
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:05
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[Asia, Bangladesh] New policy to cut tobacco farming

As part of its efforts to bring tobacco consumption to zero by 2040, the government has drafted a policy to inspire tobacco farmers to go for alternatives crops. The National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare re
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:04
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[Asia, Singapore] SENG: Smoking is an archaic habit with no place in modern society

Singapore should begin thinking about eliminating smoking completely. We would not be the first country to endorse and adopt this approach. New Zealand, Finland, Canada, Sweden and France have all endorsed the goal of achieving a smoke-free society in th
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 11, 2017 20:51
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[Asia] The Article 16 of the FCTC is to be implemented in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is to ban sale of single cigarette and mini packs (packets less than 20 cigarettes) very soon, states the Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. "We have won the fight against the use of tobacco and smoking, but we have a long way to go t
Asian Tribune
added Mar 11, 2017 00:26
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[Asia, India] 42 percent female smoke in Tripura: Health minister

Tripura health minister Badal Choudhury said about 42 percentage of girls and women of Tripura have become habituated in smoking, which is emerged as major health concern for the state government. Addressing ASHA workers on the celebration of Internatio
netindia123 (in)
added Mar 11, 2017 00:08
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[Asia, India] Pan Masala Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022

IMARC's latest study "Pan Masala Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022" has segmented the pan masala market on the basis of types and importing countries. Among the various types of pan masala available i
PR Newswire
added Mar 10, 2017 23:42
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