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[Asia, India] GOODCHILD/BEKEDAM: Include bidis in GST regime

The government should ensure that all tobacco products, including bidis and smokeless tobacco, are taxed at the highest rate of the Goods and Services Tax
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 20:55
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[Africa, Asia, Cambodia] FARMERS AND OTHER VICTIMS OF TOBACCO (PDF)

CHILD LABOUR IN TOBACCO GROWING VIOLATES CHILDREN’S’ RIGHTS / BIDI ROLLING: TRAPPED A IN CYCLE OF SILENCE / ALTERNATIVE CROPS PROVIDE A BETTER FUTURE FOR TANZANIAN TOBACCO FARMERS / HEALTH SACRIFICED IN TOBACCO FARMING IN BANGLADESH
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 11, 2016 22:21
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[Asia, India] Ex-min's widow hits out at tobacco sector

The widow of former state FDA minister Satish Pednekar, who died of oral cancer in 2011, has written to the prime minister's officer (PMO) and the home minister asking for 'surgical strikes' on the tobacco industry. Sumitra Pednekar has urged the governme
Times of India
added Nov 5, 2016 01:55
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[Asia, India] 'Include bidi makers in delegation to anti-tobacco meet'

Bidi manufacturers and stakeholders should be included in the Indian delegation to a global anti-tobacco conference to be held here, an industry association has demanded. "As a representative body of Bidi Manufacturers, AIBIF has requested the Governme
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Beedi smoking grows as price stick hurts cigarettes

While cigarettes have increasingly come under fire over health issues, triggering a sizable seven-rupee price revision per stick last week, the more deleterious beedi smoking has witnessed a disturbing spike that has translated into a windfall to the tra
The [Sri Lanka] Island (lk)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:31
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[Asia, India] Ban on sale of loose cigarettes comes into effect in Himachal Pradesh

'HP prohibition of sale of loose cigarettes/beedis and regulation of ‘retail business’ of cigarettes and other tobacco products Bill 2016' was passed during the Monsoon session of the Assembly and has been notified after getting assent from Governor. The
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 8, 2016 21:26
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[UK] Sniffer dogs to be used in Trading Standards illegal tobacco crackdown in Southampton

The dogs are being employed as part of a high profile campaign called ‘Keep It Out’ led by Trading Standards officers from Hampshire, Southampton and Portsmouth Councils supported by local Public Health teams. Illegal tobacco products are either cigaret
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 13:59
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[Asia] Have Socioeconomic Inequalities in Tobacco Use in India Increased Over Time? Trends From the National Sample Surveys (2000–2012) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implications: We found “resilient” tobacco patterns in the last decade despite prevention interventions. SES continues to be inversely associated with tobacco products, with the exception of cigarettes. The declines in bidi use may be getting replaced b
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 12, 2016 14:28
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[Asia, India] Karnataka bans e-cigarettes; beedis, cigarettes under govt scanner too

disallows the sale, distribution, procurement and advertisement of e-cigarettes in the state. "If e-cigarettes are sold through a website, the government will ban such website,'' UT Khader, the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, was quoted by DNA as
International Business Times
added Jun 18, 2016 11:39
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[Asia] Beedis account for 48 per cent of India's tobacco consumption

"I have not seen the enlarged warnings as I don't buy packets, but one or two cigarettes at a time," said Vikash Shaw, who smokes about eight cigarettes each day. Terming the enlarged warnings as "futile", Babu Hazra, a daily wage labourer, said: "What
The Hans India (in)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:45
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