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[Asia, India] Golden Tobacco receives notice under SARFEAESI Act

Golden Tobacco has received notice from consortium of banks led by Canara Bank for one of its property situated at Guntur. Canara Bank on behalf of the consortium banks issued a notice on December 28, 2016 under section 13(4) of the SARFEAESI Act, 2002 f (in)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:25
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Cigarettes sale ban within army premises effective from 1st January 2017

In this small country, there are some people who are making a big show off - pretending that they are the heroes of preventing cigarette was Dr. Danushka Dissanayake, attached to the Sri Lanka Army, who initiated his efforts to lay the foundation st
Asian Tribune
added Jan 2, 2017 00:15
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[Asia, Pakistan] More than 402 awareness sessions conducted to control tobacco use

Tobacco Control Cell (TCC) of the Ministry of National Health Services has conducted more than 402 awareness and capacity building sessions for law enforcement... these included policy and legislation level interventions, ban on import of Sheesha (tobacco
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:09

[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Hike cigarette tax to cut down on smoking, says official

prices should be doubled in Oman so they remain out of reach for most people, a senior official at the Ministry of Health said. “A pack of cigarettes, which now costs OMR1, should be made OMR2, or more, so that people will think twice before buying them.
Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:09

[Asia, Azerbaijan, Germany] JTI Establishes a Precedent for Fighting Contraband Tobacco in 2017

JTI has developed a very successful program to address illicit tobacco. More specifically in Azerbaijan it approached the problem head on. Presently contraband constitutes some 13% of the tobacco market which consists of the sale of one billion cigarette
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jan 1, 2017 18:34

[Asia, Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to impose 100 percent value added tax on tobacco

Saudi Arabia’s decision to impose 100 percent value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products will bring down the number of smokers in the country, said Dr. Mohammed Yamani, chairman of the board of directors of Naqa, an NGO that helps smokers kick the
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jan 1, 2017 13:35

[Asia, Thailand] Smuggled cigarettes worth B50m seized

Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 30, 2016 23:02

[Asia, China] Beijing public smoking ban sees significant effect

A newly released report shows Beijing has seen a significant drop in the number of smokers by 200 thousand since the city brought in a strict smoking ban less than two years ago, The Paper reports. According to a report on tobacco use among adults, the s (cn)
added Dec 30, 2016 17:05

[Asia] China to Ban Smoking in Public By the End of the Year

It seems that public smoking will reach an end in 2017, at least in parts of China. A new law prohibiting public smoking in Beijing is now in effect. With over 300 million smokers, more than a million Chinese die from illnesses caused by smoking each yea
Counsel & Heal
added Dec 30, 2016 06:14

[Asia] Is Smoking Illegal In China? Country Considers Nationwide Ban On Public Smoking

China, which consumes roughly 40 percent of the world’s cigarettes, according to a report from the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, may expand on the smoking ban that was instituted in Beijing. The city banned public smoking in restaurants a
IBT - International Business Times
added Dec 30, 2016 06:13
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