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[Asia, India] 'Double standard' BJP wrong to demand more time on tobacco consumption decision: Sibal

Congress leader Kapil Sibal said on Thursday that it reflected the BJP's double standards. "They have (Charan) their own 'beedi business' and obviously the sale of beedi will have to be increased. And, Modi ji will continue with his silence," he said.
Business Standard (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:29
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[Asia, India] Beedi 'smoking gun' on Parliament panel

A parliamentary panel that has asked the health ministry to keep in abeyance a plan to expand the size of pictorial warnings against tobacco includes a BJP member of parliament who has financial stakes in the beediindustry.
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Apr 5, 2015 14:33
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[Asia] Smoketeers Investing in Empire of Death Instead of Modi's Make in India Must Face Fire

CHAWLA: But for Gupta, Gandhi and Sarmah, no indigenous evidence exists linking cancer with tobacco use. It is evident that this putrid perception arises from their business activities, since two of them are in the tobacco industry. It begs the ethical qu
New Indian Express (in)
added Apr 5, 2015 13:28
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[Asia, India] Call to govt to junk beedi baron's tips

New Delhi, April 3: The presence of an MP with financial interests in the tobacco industry on a parliamentary panel examining tobacco regulations is unethical and unacceptable, a Supreme Court lawyer said today.
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Apr 4, 2015 13:21
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[Asia] VIDEO: 'No Proof That Tobacco Causes Cancer': MPs Make India a Laughing Stock

more MPs from the BJP and the Congress come out and say there is no proof of a link between tobacco and cancer, while a beedi baron sits on a Parliamentary panel that wants the government to be kind to the beedi industry. Have these MPs make India a laugh
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Apr 3, 2015 23:16
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[Asia, India] 'No link between tobacco and cancer,' says BJP MP & beedi baron Shyam Charan Gupta

A controversy broke out on Thursday over remarks by 'beedi' baron and a parliamentary committee member from BJP Shyam Charan Gupta suggesting "nil" effect of smoking, evoking sharp reaction from Opposition parties which sought his removal from the panel.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:40
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[Asia, India] Udupi: Bidi workers protest against ban on tobacco products

Hundreds of Bidi workers, beedi contractors, members of Centre of Indian Trade Unions and All India Trade Union Congress jointly staged a massive protest against central government's ban on tobacco products near DC's office on Tuesday, March 17.
Daijiworld.com (in)
added Mar 17, 2015 15:03
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Teen tobacco users likely to use it in multiple forms

A national survey of U.S. middle and high school students finds that those who use tobacco or nicotine products are likely to also use more than one type of product. About 15 percent of the adolescents reported smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes, bidis, h
Reuters
added Feb 5, 2015 06:31
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[Asia, Pakistan] 23rd cardio conference: Doctors suggest to enforce ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces

She was speaking at the 23rd Annual Cardio Conference, organised by the Pakistan Cardiac Society and American College of Cardiology – Pakistan Chapter. Cardiovascular diseases are a group of ailments that involve either the heart or the blood vessels, in
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 28, 2014 17:27
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[Asia, India] SHANKAR: Ashes to Ashes is Selective

The government action to restrict cigarettes, however laudable, is discriminating. Cigarettes being ostracised as beedis escape government wrath...Little is done to control industrial pollution, which is a greater health hazard.
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 30, 2014 15:25
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