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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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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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[Asia, India] Effect steep hike in prices of tobacco products: Harsh Vardhan to Arun Jaitley

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asking him to effect a "steep hike" in prices of tobacco products, saying they are a "menace" to society and the costlier they become the better.
Financial Express (in)
added Jun 22, 2014 20:29
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[Asia] 10 per cent hike on tobacco products to reduce consumption: Public Health Foundation of India

Key findings from PHFI study on "An Empirical Study of India's Fiscal Policies against Tobacco: A State Level Analysis" was released by Union Health Secretary Luv Verma today. The study highlighted that a 10 per cent increase in bidi prices will lead
The Economic Times (India)
added Jun 9, 2014 11:24
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