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[India] Rajasthan Govt Cuts Tax On Tobacco, Its Products By 20-30%

The Rajasthan government has reduced value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products (excluding bidi) by 20-30 per cent, effective 12 June. The state government was of opinion that it is expedient in public interest to reduce the VAT on tobacco and its
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 21, 2015 16:39
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Estimated impact of the GST on tobacco products in India

To examine the potential impact of the goods and services tax (GST)...for cigarettes, the specific cess constitutes the majority of tax revenue, and therefore, it must be revised regularly to protect revenue and keep real prices from falling. In addition,
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:32
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India's health ministry calls for halting sales of e-cigarettes, smoking devices

called on Tuesday for stopping the sale or import of electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco devices that companies like Philip Morris International Inc were planning to launch in the country.
Reuters
added Aug 29, 2018 07:04
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[Asia, India] Tobacco firms may get 2 months to sell stock with 40 per cent warning

In what could be a major relief to tobacco manufactures, the ministry of law has suggested to the ministry of health to give a grace period of two months to tobacco manufacturers for clearing the remainder of the stocks carrying 40 per cent pictorial warn
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Apr 30, 2016 20:32
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[Asia, India] 'High taxation leading to growth of illegal cigarettes'

The Tobacco Institute of India said that as a result of discriminatory taxation, the share of legal cigarette industry in total tobacco consumption in the country has declined to 11 per cent at present, from 21 per cent in 1981-82.
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 19, 2016 18:28
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[Asia, India] Tobacco warnings: Bidi baron Shyama Charan Gupta renominated to parliamentary panel

Notwithstanding concerns over members with conflicting interests being part of parliamentary panels, bidi baron Shyama Charan Gupta has been nominated to the reconstituted panel looking into the issue of increasing size of pictorial warnings on tobacco pr
The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 8, 2015 11:11
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[Asia, India] ITC shares slump 4 per cent as govt proposes ban on sale of loose cigarettes

PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:37
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[India] HALF of Delhi's schoolkids use tobacco, study finds

Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has found that at least half the school student population in Delhi consumes tobacco in some form. The survey, which claims that high consumption of tobacco among school children is on the rise, says stress is a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 13, 2014 12:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] Stopping tobacco industry interference: using The Union Toolkit on FCTC Article 5.3

The group developed plans for implementing government directives and codes of conduct aimed at ending conflicts of interest. Participants on the final day made the “Jaipur Promise” – a commitment to reverse the one million tobacco deaths every year by
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 16, 2013 22:29
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[Asia] World No Tobacco Day 2013: India takes a close look at tobacco companies

World Health Organization and activists are criticizing tobacco companies' efforts at corporate social responsibility as thinly veiled marketing schemes ... This is "a classic example of how tobacco companies are using corporate social responsibility (C
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 1, 2013 10:46
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