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[UK] India steps up tobacco warnings to combat nearly 1m deaths ($$)

new rules to embolden the health warnings on tobacco packets and make the country one of the world’s strictest in terms of tobacco labelling. But while regulators try to crack down on branded cigarettes and similar products, there is still a vast unregul
Financial Times blogs
added Oct 23, 2014 13:53
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[Asia, India, Russia] TAURO: Towards tobacco control…Better Late Than Never

Will India also say yes to not only tax, but to tax sufficiently high, and include all tobacco products including those that are specifically the leading causes of illness and death in this part of the world – beedi, pan masala and raw tobacco? Here is
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:35
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[Asia, India] Punjab sees rise in number of tobacco users

men who smoke in cities of the state has climbed to 14.2% while the figure is 10.5% for rural areas. Besides, 10.2% men use other forms of tobacco to get the kick.
Times of India
added Sep 17, 2014 14:28
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[Asia, India, Florida] ROY: The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict: Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In India I am used to being in a group where I am the only person not smoking. Without ash trays in the house a social life seemed impossible. I have hung out with friends in a bar where everyone is lighting up under a No Smoking sign. No one gives me a
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:35
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[Asia, India] Letters: Clearing the smoke

As a result of high and discriminatory taxes on cigarettes, illegal cigarettes - comprising both smuggled and domestic-tax-evaded cigarettes - are now a significant 19 per cent of total industry resulting in revenue loss of Rs 6,000 crore to the excheque
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 21, 2014 02:42
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[Asia, India] QUANTUM LEAP: Tobacco tax won't make a difference unless it includes bidis

Budget Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has increased specific excise duty on cigarettes in the range of 11 to 72 per cent, while duty on pan masala and unmanufactured tobacco has been raised marginally. It is bit intriguing that excise duty on gutkha too h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:42
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[Asia, India] Tobacco use up as paan and bidis escape sin tax

While roughly half of the retail price of cigarettes is due to taxes, bidis are taxed at very low levels.
Financial Express (in)
added Jul 10, 2014 03:11
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] The biggest killer cigarette or beedi?

Most common reasons for beedi usage were “support for late night jobs”, “to get rid of the tiredness”, “to pass time”, etc which were linked to their occupations. This implies that the beedi users are trapped in the common myths attached to tobacco smokin
The Nation (lk)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:18
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Implementation of graphic health warning labels on tobacco products in India: the interplay between the cigarette and the bidi industries

As other developing countries with high rates of alternate forms of tobacco use establish and enforce GHWL laws, the tobacco control advocacy community can use pressure on the multinational cigarette industry as an indirect tool to force implementation of
Tobacco Control
added Jun 24, 2014 12:28
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Implementation of graphic health warning labels on tobacco products in India: the interplay between the cigarette and the bidi industries (PDF)

led to graphical health warning labels (GHWL) on all tobacco products in India...Implementation of graphic health warning labels on tobacco products in India: the interplay between the cigarette and the bidi industries (PDF)
Tobacco Control
added Jun 23, 2014 12:35
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