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[Asia] Scary cigarette labels won't stop Indians smoking

But they say the government has to do much more -- including raising tobacco taxes, and cracking down on bidis, the thin, hand-rolled cigarettes most Indians smoke. Known as "the poor man's cigarette," bidis are bundled together with string and sold for
CNN/Money
added Apr 21, 2016 10:48
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[Asia] Size matters? Pictorial warnings on tobacco packs put India in a fix

“The recommendations of the parliamentary committee are not binding but we cannot turn a blind eye to the demands of farmers and the millions dependent on the tobacco industry,” said a health ministry official, who did not want to be named. “Reducing the
Hindustan Times (in)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:13
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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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[Canada, India] Second Hand Smoke: Creepy Dual-Smoker Ads (PHOTOS)

A recent ad campaign commissioned by cancer care network Health Care Global Enterprises, is sending a creepy, yet powerful message to those who smoke around children: If you smoke they smoke.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 21, 2013 00:10
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[India] 'WHO contemplating ban on tobacco worldwide'

"The World Health Organisation (WHO) is contemplating on banning tobacco and its products all over the world in a few years' time," said Union Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare Sudip Bandhopadhyay and adviced the farmers cultivating tobacco t
Star of Mysore (in)
added Jul 6, 2012 04:58
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[Asia, India] Ban on FDI in tobacco sector hailed

Federation of All India Farmers’ Associations (FAIFA) have welcomed the Centre’s decision to ban Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector. All major multi-national cigarette companies are willing to invest significantly to improve the presen
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 11, 2016 14:43
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[Asia] Indian Marlboro-maker falls amid government plan to ban FDI

Shares in India's licensed producer of Marlboro-branded cigarettes fell 17 per cent on Tuesday on news of a government plan to ban all foreign direct investment and licensing of foreign brands in the tobacco sector.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 26, 2016 18:39
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[Asia] Trends in bidi and cigarette smoking in India from 1998 to 2015, by age, gender and education (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings: The age-standardised prevalence of any smoking in men at ages 15–69 years fell from about 27% in 1998 to 24% in 2010, but rose at ages 15– 29 years. During this period, cigarette smoking in men became about twofold more prevalent at ages 15– 69
British Medical Journal
added Mar 8, 2016 04:44
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[Asia, India] Delhi govt removes DDC member for 'smoking cigars in office

Delhi Dialogue Commission Former Member Secretary Ashish Joshi refuted allegations after Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government removed his from the board for allegedly ‘smoking cigars and chewing tobacco in office premises’.
ANI (in)
added May 10, 2015 11:22
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[India] ITC: smoking the competition ($$)

Indian cigarette maker’s share price has almost doubled in five years
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 20, 2013 16:59
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