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Male Smokers In India Increased By More Than A Third Since ’98

according to a study published in BMJ Global Health. The study also found that cigarettes were replacing the traditional bidi, a small, inexpensive Indian cigarette, possibly due to substantially higher income in India and population growth. China is the
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Mar 8, 2016 04:38
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[Asia, India] Hike in excise duty on tobacco products lauded

As the central government on Monday announced an increase in excise duty on tobacco products by 10-15 percent in the 2016-17 general budget to discourage increasing consumption, people from various strata lauded the decision.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 1, 2016 06:52
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[Asia] Why India Ignores a $16 Billion Smoking-led Health Crisis?

exceeded the combined annual state and central government expenditure on health care by 12 percent in 2011. Taxes on cigarettes rise - not enough - but they do. Bidis are the problem A 10 percent price increase on tobacco products could cut consumption
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 17, 2015 14:00
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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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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] 'Include bidi makers in delegation to anti-tobacco meet'

Bidi manufacturers and stakeholders should be included in the Indian delegation to a global anti-tobacco conference to be held here, an industry association has demanded. "As a representative body of Bidi Manufacturers, AIBIF has requested the Governme
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14
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[Asia, India] Ban on sale of loose cigarettes comes into effect in Himachal Pradesh

'HP prohibition of sale of loose cigarettes/beedis and regulation of ‘retail business’ of cigarettes and other tobacco products Bill 2016' was passed during the Monsoon session of the Assembly and has been notified after getting assent from Governor. The
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 8, 2016 21:26
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[Asia] Have Socioeconomic Inequalities in Tobacco Use in India Increased Over Time? Trends From the National Sample Surveys (2000–2012) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implications: We found “resilient” tobacco patterns in the last decade despite prevention interventions. SES continues to be inversely associated with tobacco products, with the exception of cigarettes. The declines in bidi use may be getting replaced b
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 12, 2016 14:28
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament bans display of tobacco products, including cigarettes, in shops

This is aimed at "de-normalising" tobacco use, and reducing the exposure of non-smokers - especially youths - to the advertising effect of point-of-sale tobacco product displays, Senior Minister of State for Health Dr Amy Khor said in Parliament. The ba
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 14, 2016 18:44
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