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[Asia, India] Study wants stricter norms to combat bidi smoking

A recent "Lancet" study has recommended stricter controls and regulation to dissuade people from smoking bidies, which it said, caused health problems including respiratory ailments. Severe respiratory impairment, significant cardio-respiratory condition
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:50
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[Asia, India] Bidis more harmful than cigarettes; stricter norms needed to control smoking

Severe respiratory impairment, significant cardio-respiratory conditions and follow-up mortality were found among bidi smokers as against cigarette smokers and non-smokers, said a study in Lancet Global Health journal. The largest-ever prospective inter
Hindustan Times (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:15
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Muhith plans tobacco tax hike for next fiscal year

The government plans to hike taxes on tobacco again next fiscal year to discourage its consumption. Tobacco is less taxed in Bangladesh than in other countries, according to Finance Minister AMA Muhith. “We are aiming to remove bidi from Bangladesh in
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:32
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[Asia, India] IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI (PDF)

We accordingly direct the Registrar General to place a copy of this order before the Chamber Allotment Committee of Delhi High Court so as to enable the Committee to look into the issue whether Shop No. H which is granted the licence for running a Pan
Bar & Bench (in)
added Apr 12, 2017 20:18
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[Asia] Bangladesh to increase tobacco tax in next fiscal year

“We are aiming to remove bidi from Bangladesh in two years,” Muhith said, after a meeting with the chiefs of parliamentary standing committees in Dhaka. Muhith made the same pledge on Mar 30 arguing that bidi, a type of cheap cigarette, was “very dangero
Customs Today (pk)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:09
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[Asia, India] Social Humour: Twitterati spots photo of a man leisurely smoking beedi, turns it into a viral meme

Twitterati found something quirky in this photo of what appears to be an old man smoking beedi and made it quirkier through funny captions. The rest as they say is history.
Times of India
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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[Asia] Rights over leaves, flowers give Indian tribal groups more reason to stay put

Women labourers make bidis (shredded tobacco hand-rolled in tendu leaves) in Baliyamuni village, about 190 km (118 miles) south from the northeastern city of Siliguri
Reuters
added Mar 1, 2017 05:45
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[Asia, India] Experts for hiking taxes on all tobacco products

Ahead of the crucial GST council meeting that will discuss the categorization of tobacco products on Saturday, experts with the Tobacco Free Kerala umbrella have appealed to the Union finance minister to include all tobacco products, including beedis, in
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, India] Health groups ask Jaitley to include all tobacco products in demerit goods category

Ahead of a crucial GST council meeting, public health groups have asked finance minister Arun Jaitley to place all tobacco products especially bidis, in the demerit goods category. All tobacco products including bidis should be taxed at uniformly high rat
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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[Asia, India] Health group urges for higher taxes on bidi products under GST

Several public health groups, including the Voluntary Health Association of India, on Thursday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to ensure that all tobacco products especially bidis are taxed at uniformly high rates under the new GST framework. The
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:30
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