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[Asia, India] Experts oppose any move to prohibit e-cigarette

A group of experts today raised concerns over any move to prohibit e-cigarette, saying such a development can harm millions of people globally. They claimed there were widespread rumour in social media that delegations of a few countries with little or
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[Asia, India] 90% OF LUNG CANCER PATIENTS ARE SMOKERS

Lung cancer is the leading cancer amongst men in Kerala despite a ban on smoking in public places and several anti-tobacco awareness campaigns, show the latest estimates by the National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research (NCDIR) of the Indian Co
The Indian Panorama
added Jun 24, 2016 16:17
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[Asia, India] Plain packaging will boost illegal cigarette trade: Tobacco body

Tobacco Institute of India (TII) said on Monday. “The government has implemented 85 per cent pictorial warnings in India. These excessively large warnings are anti-farmer and anti-Indian brands and will lead to unrelenting growth in smuggled international
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 30, 2016 19:46
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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers facing heat of beedi companies' protest

Thousands of tobacco producing farmers in Nippani area of the district have fixed into financial crises this year, following the stand taken by the all India level beedi manufacturers association protesting the circular of union health ministry instructin
Times of India
added Apr 24, 2016 23:43
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[Asia, India] State vows strict tobacco fight

The state will strictly implement the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) that mandates display of the the statutory warning on 85 per cent of the surface area of cigarette packets on both sides graphically and literally.
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Apr 22, 2016 16:35
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[Asia] For the first time, an Indian cigarette brand will cover its packets with bigger health warnings

A 75- year-old cigarette maker has broken ranks with its peers to print larger health warnings on tobacco products as ordered by the Indian government. Golden Tobacco Company, the Gujarat-based manufacturer of Panama and Golden Gold Flake cigarettes, wi
Quartz
added Apr 13, 2016 14:44
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[Asia, India, Uae: Dubai] Cigarette story: Smuggled, untaxed & readily available

Dubai continues to be the source for cigarette smuggling to India. Officials said that highest number of foreign cigarette hauls were seen in Mumbai ports, due to which consignments are of ten diverted to ICTT, Chennai, Colombo and Krishnapatnam in Andhr
Times of India
added Jan 17, 2016 16:36
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[Asia, India] e-cigarettes classified as drug

Electronic cigarettes come under the classification of drugs and hence necessary permission must be sought by the manufacturer under Drug and Cosmetics Act for its sale, the State government has informed the Madras High Court. Tamil Nadu Directorate of
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 7, 2015 22:43
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[Asia, India] Butt of budget, again

The government has hiked cigarette excise duty by an average of 13%. The increase is 12% in the regular slabs and 22% in micro cigarettes (<65 mm sticks). This is the fourth consecutive year of steep hikes in cigarette taxation, a first in the past 20 ye
Financial Express (in)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:26
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[Asia, India] More Tax Means More Contraband Cigarette Intake: ITC

The more you tax cigarettes, the more is consumption of contraband tobacco products, said ITC chairman Y C Deveshwar while expressing hopes of a "moderate budget" this year. It may be noted that ITC's revenue from cigarettes grew by marginal 0.62 per ce
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 2, 2015 18:48
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