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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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[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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[India] Tobacco board opposes FCTC draft guidelines

The draft guidelines and recommendations of the World Health Organisation?s FCTC will be discussed at the fifth Conference of Parties at Seoul . . . "We will observe 'World Tobacco Growers Day' on October 29 this year as a day of protesting against the
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 21, 2012 16:51
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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] Mizo people highest tobacco consumers in country

Mizoram has the highest rate of tobacco consumption in the country with a record of 67.2 per cent of its population using different kinds of tobacco products, Dr Jane R Ralte, Nodal Officer of Mizoram State Tobacco Control Society said, while quoting the
Assam Tribune (in)
added Dec 13, 2015 20:17
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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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[Asia] Pakistan, India and Bangladesh: experts find cigarette tax structures complicated

Another local tax expert was of the view that cigarette excise duty structure in South Asia region including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are relatively complicated and reflect the different market dynamics in various countries. Multiple categories (br
Business Recorder (pk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:34
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[Asia, India] 800 govt schools declared tobacco-free

As many as 800 government schools in the national Capital have been declared tobacco-free which means no tobacco vendor would now be seen in a 100-metre radius of these institutes. After sending out 32 letters to the Director of Education (DoE), the Delh
DNA India (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12
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[Asia, India] MANUEL: Bonding With Pierce Brosnan—Over Cigars, Not Paan Masala!

in an interview scheduled over just eight minutes, in which I was to bring out the bon vivant in Brosnan, and find out what he liked to eat and drink, that's what we did. Smoked cigars. He had been smoking cigars since he was nine! "I got hooked onto the
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 17, 2016 17:28
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