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[Asia, India] ITC jumps on likely hold on loose cigarette ban

on reports that the government has indicated that it is in favour of wider consultations before bringing any amendments to the existing laws to restrict the sale of loose cigarettes. Steel Authority of India (Sail) dropped after the government announced t
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:42
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[India] MEHROTRA: A pointless smokescreen: The government is on a slippery slope with ham-handed attempts at censorship

Woody Allen has refused to screen his film with disclaimers ... Blue Jasmine has only two slight scenes which feature cigarettes in them. It's not a film that condones smoking ... The government is in desperate need of clarity on these related issues. The
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2013 23:14
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[Asia, India] Chandigarh's tobacco-free status discussed

Tobacco control advocates from across India gathered in the city on Wednesday to discuss the experiences of the first smoke-free city in the country. The focus of the workshop is to protect non-smokers from the exposure to second-hand smoke and protect m
Hindustan Times (in)
added Oct 9, 2013 12:49
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[India] DUELLA: Tobacco Kills: Part 2 | Newslaundry

Is the government of India doing anything to take on the tobacco industry? The Supreme Court of India doesn’t think so – and in July 2013, reprimanded the government for colluding with the tobacco industry and its lobbyists. “Every day, every moment, peo
Newslaundry (in)
added Sep 13, 2013 15:35
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[Asia, India] High duties on cigarette will lead to tax evasion: Tobacco Institute

The Union Budget's proposed steep hike in excise duties on cigarettes, ranging from 11 per cent to 72 per cent, is likely to accelerate smuggling and tax evasion by domestic trade, according to the Tobacco Institute of India (TII).
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Jul 13, 2014 19:41
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[Asia, India] A killer habit

Even as Woody Allen opposes the use of Government’s anti-tobacco campaign disclaimers in his film, Nandita Murukutla of World Lung Foundation, the campaign collaborator, tells us that it is an important effort in a country that has millions of tobacco us
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 9, 2013 12:45
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[India, Minnesota] DUELLA: TOBACCO KILLS: DON’T BE DUPED*

Roberta Walburn – lead litigator ... Some Ministry of Health officials say it is premature to talk about an endgame in India. They are not alone. “The use of the term ‘endgame’ implies that conditions are in place to be certain that the end of tobacco us
Newslaundry (in)
added Sep 13, 2013 15:32
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[India] ARCHIVE: Letter Voodoo cigarillos: bidis in disguise?

The distinction between a cigarillo and a cigarette has important legal and financial implications. Since the wrapper of a cigarillo contains tobacco, cigarillos are taxed at the same rate as small cigars. In 2002, the US federal tax rate for small cigar
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2015 15:02
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[Asia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka] Pakistan outdoes India in Tobacco control: WHO

Pakistan along with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has implemented superior strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco in comparison with India, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41
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[Europe, India] WHO chief accuses tobacco giant of 'sabotaging' EU health bill

The World Health Organisation chief on Wednesday accused tobacco giant Philip Morris of seeking to "sabotage" a proposed EU measure to clamp down on tobacco industry marketing aimed at women and youngsters. The planned Tobacco Products Directive, or TPD,
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 11, 2013 14:05
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