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[Asia, India] ITC felled by govt’s capricious turn on GST

The press statement sends a different message. It says that a “lower tax incidence” may be welcome for other goods but is unacceptable in goods such as cigarettes. This is very strange. If companies did not pass lower taxes the anti-profiteering rules s
livemint.com (in)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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[UK] Towards a smoke-free generation: tobacco control plan for England

Outlining plans to reduce smoking in England, with the aim of creating a smoke-free generation.
GOV.UK
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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Cigarette Makers Drag Indian Equities Lower on Surprise Tax Hike

Declines in India’s cigarette makers, led by ITC Ltd., sent the nation’s benchmark stock index to its steepest decline in seven months. The S&P BSE Sensex Index closed 1.1 percent lower, dropping from Monday’s record level. The benchmark has climbed to m
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2017 14:10
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LGBT Smoking Rates Twice That of Straights — UIC Prof Has Ways To Help

Gays and lesbians smoke at twice the rate of straight people, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher notes in a paper that offers five ideas to reduce the trend. The paper, produced by a team led by UIC clinical psychologist Phoenix Matthews, sai
DNAinfo
added Jul 18, 2017 13:36
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[UK] ASH Welcomes New Tobacco Control Plan for England: Funding needed for it to succeed

“Funding must be found if the Government is to achieve its vision of a “smokefree generation”. The tobacco industry should be made to pay a through a licence fee on the ‘polluter pays’ principle. Tobacco manufacturers are some of the most profitable comp
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:12
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[UK] Towards a Smokefree Generation / A Tobacco Control Plan for England (PDF)

Our vision is nothing less than to create a smokefree generation, To do this we need to shift emphasis from action at the national level -legislation and mandation of services to focused, local action, supporting smokers, particularly in disadvantaged g
GOV.UK
added Jul 18, 2017 13:10
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GALLUP DAILY: SMOKING

The Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index tracks daily the percentage of U.S. adults who say they smoke. Monthly results are based on telephone interviews with approximately 15,000 national adults; the margin of error is ±1 percentage point.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 18, 2017 13:01
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In U.S., Majority of Smokers Feel Discriminated Against

56% of smokers believe they are discriminated against 17% who are overweight say they are victims of discrimination Discrimination against overweight essentially unchanged since 2003
Gallup Organization
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[UK] England 'on track' to stamp out smoking

The government has set out an ambitious plan to make England, in effect, smoke-free in the next few decades... Public Health England's chief executive Duncan Selbie said the country was at a "pivotal point" where the end was in sight and a smoke-free gen
BBC Online
added Jul 18, 2017 13:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ilocos farmers won’t abandon tobacco despite Sin Tax -- mayor

Tobacco production is not expected to dwindle almost five years since the Sin Tax reforms became law, with the government intending to discourage smoking, a mayor from the Ilocos region, a key growing area, said. Some 52% of the total tobacco farmers in
Business World (ph)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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