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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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[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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[Asia, India] Chandigarh imposes complete ban on nicotine sale

The high court, while disposing a public interest litigation by the Burning Brain Society, had observed that the menace of nicotine could not be resolved only by closing down offending hookah bars. Punjab and Haryana, along with the Union Territory of
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 28, 2015 08:37
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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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[China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam] ADB: High tobacco prices save lives

Smoking-related deaths in Thailand and four other Asian countries where tobacco use is amongst the highest in the world would drop by 20% if cigarette prices were doubled by increased taxation, according to an Asian Development Bank study relased on Tue
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 13, 2012 09:59
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[Asia, India] Govt should not terrorise cigarette buyers, says ITC chief Deveshwar

Diversified Indian business conglomerate ITC's chairman, Y C Deveshwar, on Friday said the government must have a 25-year plan to curtail smoking as there were 48 million people dependent on the tobacco sector and they would have to get alternative emplo
Business Standard (in)
added May 1, 2016 20:41
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[Asia] India's ITC says it to resume cigarette production amid health warning row

ITC Ltd said it would resume production at its factories "consequent upon" a favorable court order, two weeks after it decided to shutter its plants over the government's stringent new packaging rules. India ordered that from April 1, 85 percent of a cig
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2016 11:08
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[India] Videos - Delhi govt removes DDC member for 'smoking cigars in office premises', Ashish Joshi refutes allegati

Joshi refuted allegations after Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government removed his from the board for allegedly 'smoking cigars and chewing tobacco in office premises'...Joshi maintained that he sure smokes cigars but not in the office premises. He said tha
Newstrack India (in)
added May 14, 2015 00:23
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[India] ‘Child’ and ‘Dhuan’ new Anti-Tobacco health spots

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is replacing these spots with two new spots titled ‘Child’ and ‘Dhuan’ to be effective from 2nd October 2013. These spots have been dubbed in 16 Indian languages for a pan India coverage.
NVO-Northern Voices Online (in)
added Oct 1, 2013 03:31
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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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