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[Asia] Decline in tobacco users in India: Healthy sign but smoke signals still worrying

β€œIt is significant that there is a downward trend but really there has been no dramatic decrease. What about smokeless tobacco users, bidi smokers, khaini chewers and others who are using it continuously?’’ he asked. "Alarming" smoking habits found in p
Indian Express (in)
added Mar 10, 2016 15:42
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[Asia] India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

The bidis outsell their filtered, paper-bound rivals by eight to one, giving the industry's bosses a financial and political clout that critics say accounts for the recent shelving of plans for larger health warnings...more than 70 percent of the workers
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:28
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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, India] Kerala district leads in enforcing anti-tobacco laws

A Kerala district, known to be a bidi manufacturing hub, leads in enforcing tobacco control law in the state, says police. The figures put out by Kerala Police for the period January-December 2013 show that 12,647 fines for violating the law were levied
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 23, 2014 16:14
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Misbranded and Adulterated NSE Tobacco Products

To legally sell a new FDA-regulated tobacco product in the United States, you must receive a written order from FDA permitting the sale of a new tobacco product under one of three pathways. (Read more about each of these pathways.)
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 23, 2014 16:10
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A cross-country study of cigarette prices and affordability: evidence from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey

In this sample of countries, cigarettes are most affordable in Russia, which has the most room for tobacco tax increase. Affordability is also relatively high in Brazil and China for cigarettes, and in India and Bangladesh for bidis.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 5, 2012 16:25
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[India] Interactive billboard detects smokers, warns of the harms that cigarettes and bidis bring in Gurgaon

the billboard will detect a smoker lighting a cigarette or bidi in front of the it and respond by launching a short video. The video shows the real-time effects of tobacco smoke on the heart and lungs of the smoker and people nearby, who are exposed to s
APNnews (in)
added May 30, 2018 16:27
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Govt.’s war on tobacco increases smuggling of cigarettes and beedi consumption

increasing the prices of cigarettes has caused proliferation of illicit cigarettes smuggled from nearby countries and the consumption of beedi among low income groups. The beedi industry is under-regulated and therefore under-priced, says the latest ann
The Island (lk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:21
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[Asia, India] Gujarat Tobacco Producers Face Music Over New Pictorial Rules

Gujarat, which accounts around 48 per cent of total farm land under tobacco cultivation, is witnessing piling up of unsold crops following suspension of production by cigarette and bidi makers after the government mandated 85 per cent pictorial warning.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 15, 2016 16:01
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[Asia, India] 'Beedi' Baron Gupta Absent at Meeting of Parliamentary Panel on Tobacco

'Beedi' baron Shyama Charan Gupta, whose membership of a parliamentary committee on tobacco has kicked up a row over conflict of interest, was not present at a meeting of the panel today during which members raised concerns over the issue.
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 15:02
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