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[Asia, India] Residents welcome govt decision to impose ban on sale of tobacco

They also say imposing a ban is not enough, implementation is also important. NK Gosian, principal, Malwa College, said, “It is great that the government has banned the sale of tobacco. The implementation of the ban is a major task for the district admin
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Feb 27, 2017 12:08
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[Asia, India] Punjab prohibits sale of processed, flavoured tobacco and nicotine products for 1 year

The Punjab Government has prohibited the manufacture, storage, sale or distribution of gutkha, pan masala, processed/flavoured/scented chewing tobacco and any other food products containing tobacco or nicotine as ingredients, whether packaged or unpackage
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:11
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[Asia, India] Smoke-free city status, a far off dream

While the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products is banned in the 100-metre periphery of educational institutes along with smoking at public places, in the absence of any check, this is being done openly. The large number of cigarette vends can be
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:33
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[Asia, India] Pan Masala Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017 - 2022 - Research and Markets

Pan Masala Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022 has segmented the pan masala market on the basis of types and importing countries. Among the various types of pan masala available in the Indian market, p
Business Wire
added Feb 21, 2017 19:58
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[Asia, India] Major drive against sale of tobacco products

In a major drive carried out within the limits of Kochi Range by the police on Friday against the sale of tobacco products near educational institutions, 175 persons were arrested and 177 cases were registered. The drive witnessed 1,170 raids in which 5
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, India] Yoga can help keep kids away from tobacco: Governor Paul

Uttarakhand governor K K Paul has called for strict enforcement of prohibition on sale of tobacco near educational institutions and public places and said that encouraging yoga in schools could keep children away from bad habits. “Students and youngsters
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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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] Blanket ban on tobacco goods not feasible: Saraf

Jaipur: Health minister Kalicharan Saraf on Thursday said that the state government will not impose complete ban on tobacco products as it is not feasible. Also, it generates revenue for the government.
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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[Asia, India] Health groups ask Jaitley to include all tobacco products in demerit goods category

Ahead of a crucial GST council meeting, public health groups have asked finance minister Arun Jaitley to place all tobacco products especially bidis, in the demerit goods category. All tobacco products including bidis should be taxed at uniformly high rat
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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[Asia, India] ‘If kids are not in school uniform, how will we know they are minors?', ask Gurgaon tobacco vendors

Gurgaon has stepped up its efforts to prevent minors from smoking or using other tobacco products. In the last eight months, 2,302 challans have been issued in Gurgaon to those violating the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). The data was
Times of India
added Feb 21, 2017 01:55
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