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[Bangladesh] Bidi workers protest discriminations between bidi and cigarette

Increase in taxes on bidi would hamper the sector including women employment, bidi workers of different factories claimed yesterday. From a view exchange meeting on “Diary of Bidi workers” in the capital’s CIRDAP auditorium, speakers made the comment an
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added May 5, 2013 20:28
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Unfiltered tobacco products avoid regulation in India

UPI
added May 6, 2012 19:02
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[Asia] Muhith says bidi, cheap cigarettes will be phased out in Bangladesh

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has vowed to phase out bidi and cheap cigarettes, which he says make up 80 percent of Bangladesh’s tobacco market. “We have decided along with some of the bidiwalas that bidi will be out of Bangladesh (sic),” he told reporte
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:25
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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 Island (lk)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:31
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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers facing heat of beedi companies' protest

Thousands of tobacco producing farmers in Nippani area of the district have fixed into financial crises this year, following the stand taken by the all India level beedi manufacturers association protesting the circular of union health ministry instructin
Times of India
added Apr 24, 2016 23:43
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[Asia, India] Exclude tobacco companies from CSR regime, PIL in Madras high court pleads

Cigarette, beedi and kattha manufacturers should be kept out of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, as it would help them promote their brands and earn good will, they should instead be asked to pay their CSR contributions directly to s
Times of India
added Apr 7, 2014 15:57
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[Asia, Nevada] Cigarettes From India Toxic?

Regulators admit that it is unlikely they will ever be able to stop young people from illegally experimenting with tobacco. However they say FDA can and will continue to do something in the way of regulations when companies wish to hide ingredients in pr
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Feb 23, 2014 16:19
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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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[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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FDA Issues 1st Ban Under Tobacco Control Act ($$)

In order to pass, companies must show that their products are “substantially equivalent” to other products that are eligible under the act, according to the agency. The agency said that it will not take any enforcement action for roughly a month agains
Law360
added Feb 23, 2014 15:51
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