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[Asia, India] Udupi: Bidi workers protest against ban on tobacco products

Hundreds of Bidi workers, beedi contractors, members of Centre of Indian Trade Unions and All India Trade Union Congress jointly staged a massive protest against central government's ban on tobacco products near DC's office on Tuesday, March 17.
Daijiworld.com (in)
added Mar 17, 2015 15:03
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Teen tobacco users likely to use it in multiple forms

A national survey of U.S. middle and high school students finds that those who use tobacco or nicotine products are likely to also use more than one type of product. About 15 percent of the adolescents reported smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes, bidis, h
Reuters
added Feb 5, 2015 06:31
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[Asia, Pakistan] 23rd cardio conference: Doctors suggest to enforce ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces

She was speaking at the 23rd Annual Cardio Conference, organised by the Pakistan Cardiac Society and American College of Cardiology – Pakistan Chapter. Cardiovascular diseases are a group of ailments that involve either the heart or the blood vessels, in
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 28, 2014 17:27
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[Asia, India] SHANKAR: Ashes to Ashes is Selective

The government action to restrict cigarettes, however laudable, is discriminating. Cigarettes being ostracised as beedis escape government wrath...Little is done to control industrial pollution, which is a greater health hazard.
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 30, 2014 15:25
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Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2013

22.9% of high school students reported current use of a tobacco product, including 12.6% who reported current use of two or more tobacco products. Among all high school students, cigarettes (12.7%) and cigars (11.9%) were the most commonly reported tobacc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 13, 2014 14:31
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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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