Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with India 7,256 headlines found

18 Views

Uniform rate of cigarette excise under GST in India [FREE FULL TEXT]

The implementation of GST is a golden opportunity for India to adopt best practices in related areas of taxation. A uniform excise on cigarettes as described here would be an essential component of an efficient and effective tax system for India.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
18 Views

[Asia, India] Despite ban, many e-commerce sites still selling e-cigarettes

Four days after the state government banned sale of e-cigarettes, one can still buy them online. With leading e-commerce companies not complying with the ban, top sources in the department of health and family welfare said the commissioner would write
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jun 19, 2016 12:18
18 Views

[Asia, India] Karnataka bans e-cigarettes; beedis, cigarettes under govt scanner too

disallows the sale, distribution, procurement and advertisement of e-cigarettes in the state. "If e-cigarettes are sold through a website, the government will ban such website,'' UT Khader, the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, was quoted by DNA as
IBT - International Business Times
added Jun 18, 2016 11:39
18 Views

[Asia, India] Despite rule, tobacco products still lack 85% warning pics

Though two weeks have passed since a Supreme Court directive, tobacco products being sold in the city are openly flouting the new rule that mandates 85% pictorial warnings on both sides of the packets. Investigation by TOI revealed that barring Raja Tobac
Times of India
added May 20, 2016 01:32
18 Views

[Asia] Exclusive: In health warning showdown, tobacco industry turns to India's top court

India's tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the country's highest court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against cigarette makers in the past.
Reuters
added Apr 14, 2016 15:30
18 Views

[Asia, China] India's $10 Billion Cigarette Market in Trouble After Mandatory 85 Percent Pictorial Warning

The top three cigarette consuming countries - the US, China and Japan who account for 51 percent of global cigarette consumption - have only text-based warnings (about 30 percent in size) and have not adopted pictorial warnings.
China Topix
added Apr 2, 2016 00:55
18 Views

[Asia, India] ITC drops over 3% on fears over likely hike in excise duties on cigarettes

The Economic Times (India)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:42
18 Views

[Asia, India] Smoking dips 10% in 2 yrs, but women smokers up sharply

According to the latest data given by the health ministry in Parliament, cigarette consumption in 2014-15 was 93.2 billion sticks - 10 billion less than in 2012-13. Production fell from 117 billion sticks to 105.3 billion in the same period.
Times of India
added Dec 28, 2015 06:17
18 Views

[Asia, India] Post tax hike on cigarettes, tougher anti-tobacco law in the offing

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government has virtually declared war on tobacco. After raising taxes on cigarettes and calling for a countrywide ban on sale of tobacco products, the Centre is now planning to introduce tougher provisions under law to curb tobac
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:35
18 Views

[Asia] AUDIO: India introduces health warnings on tobacco products

Now an opposition MP has introduced a private members bill - based on plain packing legislation passed in Australia - calling for a total ban on logos and designs on tobacco packaging.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:22
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines