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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] Budget failed to stub out low cost of beedis, says anti-tobacco lobby

Beedis consumed disproportionately by the poor have gained little attention from the Ministry of Finance in the Union Budget 2017-18, with no increment in excise duty for the product, the anti-tobacco lobby points out. Beedi smokers make up about 10 per
DNA India (in)
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05
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[Asia, India] Smoking kills! Ajmer patient dies of bidi fire

A patient undergoing treatment at a government hospital was burnt alive in a fire ignited by him on Thursday morning. After the morning round of doctors, the patient, Nathu Singh, 49, went to the store of the hospital to smoke a bidi and accidentally set
Times of India
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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[India] Shocking footage shows child coughing and spluttering after being encouraged to smoke cigarette by adults who can be heard laughing and cheering as they watch on

The most shocking aspect of the video is that a child smoking appears to be some form of entertainment for those watching, who cheer and clap in the background. The video was shared on YouTube by Tamil Nadu People's Forum for Tobacco Control, who have c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 20, 2015 22:28
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[Asia, India] RAISINA TATTLE: Jibe at Singhvi over tobacco U-turn

“Cong spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi appeared for a gutka manufacturer in Del HC to oppose the ban on cheweable tobacco. Cong stand unknown”, an AAP government spokesperson tweeted.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 17:28
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[Asia] ARORA: As India waits for proof, 3500 succumb to tobacco daily

The parliamentary committee's observations and leniency towards the tobacco industry stakeholders does not bode well for the health of our nation and public health advocates strongly demand that health warnings should be enforced without any further dela
Deccan Herald (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 06:00
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[Asia] Smoking cigarettes dropped by 10% in Indian men in 30 years

Indian men are smoking 10% less than what they used to about 30 years ago, according to a new research...However, only 14% of Indians smoke tobacco, of which merely 5.7% smoke cigarettes, say Government of India’s Global Adult Tobacco Survey. The percent
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:07
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[India] 66% women, nearly 60% men exposed to passive smoking

At least 49% men and 17% women use tobacco in some form or the other in Uttar Pradesh. The use of tobacco through gutkha and bidis is higher in comparison to cigarettes. However, the worrisome part is that 66.1% women and 59.7% women are exposed to harmf
Times of India
added Jun 28, 2012 12:23
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Gainfully employed? An inquiry into bidi-dependent livelihoods in Bangladesh [FREE FULL TEXT]

Volume 21, Issue 3 Tob Control 2012;21:313-317 doi:10.1136/tc.2011.043000
Tobacco Control
added May 22, 2012 01:52
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[India] Beedi smoking may hurt a bit more

Business Line (The Hindu)
added Mar 22, 2012 00:00
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