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[Asia, Bangladesh] 2.5pc surcharge on tobacco products

The government has proposed to impose a surcharge of 2.5pc on incomes from tobacco products including cigarettes, bidi, zarda and gul. Finance Minister AMA Muhith said this on Thursday, when delivering his budget speech for the fiscal year 2017-18. Cigar
The New Nation (bd)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:11
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[Asia] Bangladesh to increase tobacco tax in next fiscal year

“We are aiming to remove bidi from Bangladesh in two years,” Muhith said, after a meeting with the chiefs of parliamentary standing committees in Dhaka. Muhith made the same pledge on Mar 30 arguing that bidi, a type of cheap cigarette, was “very dangero
Customs Today (pk)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:09
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[Asia, India] Experts for hiking taxes on all tobacco products

Ahead of the crucial GST council meeting that will discuss the categorization of tobacco products on Saturday, experts with the Tobacco Free Kerala umbrella have appealed to the Union finance minister to include all tobacco products, including beedis, in
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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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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