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[Asia, India] Get ready for plain packaging of tobacco products

in the case of India, small and locally produced bidis are being displaced by cheap manufactured cigarettes, says a March 14, 2015 paper in The Lancet. Despite tremendous pressure from tobacco companies India stood its ground by introducing pictorial war
The Hindu Online (in)
added May 29, 2016 20:06
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[Asia, India] 'Keep out of review panel MPs with interest in tobacco industry'

The Advocacy Forum for Tobacco Control has written to the Lok Sabha Speaker highlighting how the term of committee on reviewing tobacco control policies has been extended for another year, but no members were changed, including beedi baron Shyam Charan
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 26, 2015 23:26
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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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UPDATE 2-FDA orders Jash to stop sales of four tobacco products

said on Friday it has ordered Jash International to stop selling four tobacco products that it said do not meet regulatory standards. The agency gave Jash multiple opportunities to provide the FDA with the information it required to determine whether its
Reuters
added Feb 21, 2014 14:44
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Tobacco has killed 100 million young men in India in 100 years

The startling figures are part of a report released recently by the Union South-East Asia Office, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, in the Capital. ... the share of bidi-related deaths was a staggering 77 million.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2013 11:39
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[India] Smoking a cause of 100 million deaths in 100 years: Study

Nearly 45 trillion bidis and cigarettes manufactured over the past 100 years in the country are expected to be responsible for nearly 100 million deaths of adult Indians, a recent study has found. "Our calculations are derived from using the most conser
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 25, 2012 13:03
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[India] South Kanara Beedi Workers' Federation demands implementation of minimum wages

IndiaMART InterMESH Limited (in)
added May 27, 2012 13:40
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[Asia, India] SRINIVAS: GST, bidis and tobacco laws

the government has decided to levy additional cess over tobacco products... Even NGOs should educate bidi workers about their right to earn livelihood under the government schemes so that their health and societal health is protected. Only then can we en
The Hans India (in)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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[Asia] India Acts to Save Lives by Taxing Cigarettes, Bidis at Highest Rate

The GST negotiations in India featured intensive lobbying by every sector of the tobacco industry, including major cigarette companies, bidi “barons” and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. By subjecting tobacco to the highest GST rate, the government of In
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:41
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[Asia, India] Study wants stricter norms to combat bidi smoking

A recent "Lancet" study has recommended stricter controls and regulation to dissuade people from smoking bidies, which it said, caused health problems including respiratory ailments. Severe respiratory impairment, significant cardio-respiratory condition
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:50
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