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[Asia, India] QUANTUM LEAP: Tobacco tax won't make a difference unless it includes bidis

Budget Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has increased specific excise duty on cigarettes in the range of 11 to 72 per cent, while duty on pan masala and unmanufactured tobacco has been raised marginally. It is bit intriguing that excise duty on gutkha too h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:42
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[Asia, India] Tobacco use up as paan and bidis escape sin tax

While roughly half of the retail price of cigarettes is due to taxes, bidis are taxed at very low levels.
Financial Express (in)
added Jul 10, 2014 03:11
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] The biggest killer cigarette or beedi?

Most common reasons for beedi usage were “support for late night jobs”, “to get rid of the tiredness”, “to pass time”, etc which were linked to their occupations. This implies that the beedi users are trapped in the common myths attached to tobacco smokin
The Nation (lk)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:18
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Implementation of graphic health warning labels on tobacco products in India: the interplay between the cigarette and the bidi industries

As other developing countries with high rates of alternate forms of tobacco use establish and enforce GHWL laws, the tobacco control advocacy community can use pressure on the multinational cigarette industry as an indirect tool to force implementation of
Tobacco Control
added Jun 24, 2014 12:28
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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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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] 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] 10 per cent hike on tobacco products to reduce consumption: Public Health Foundation of India

Key findings from PHFI study on "An Empirical Study of India's Fiscal Policies against Tobacco: A State Level Analysis" was released by Union Health Secretary Luv Verma today. The study highlighted that a 10 per cent increase in bidi prices will lead
The Economic Times (India)
added Jun 9, 2014 11:24
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco tax raise demanded for public health

Md Oli Ahad, a Programme Officer of SERAC’s said, "Every year we lose 2,912 crore BDT after bidi consumption which could be used to generate employment for many. Besides, the annual expenses after bidi smoking can be converted into purchasing 485 crore e
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 20, 2014 14:11
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William A. Collins: Meanwhile, the war on tobacco limps ahead

(TPP), one of President Barack Obama’s big priorities, may give new spark to tobacco companies. It could make it easier for companies in the cigarette business to sue whole nations that have had the temerity to impose annoying restrictions. And do you r
Bemidji (MN) Pioneer
added Apr 25, 2014 15:56
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