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[Asia, India] No more tobacco on trains

‘Toilet smokers’ in trains beware! The state railway police is launching a drive against this menace in trains and will conduct aw­areness programmes against tobacco use.
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Sep 3, 2013 03:12
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[India] The Endgame for Tobacco from September 10-12, 2013

The Conference is a call for collective resolution to fight tobacco through global cohesion and integration of tobacco control into broader health and development agendas for the achievement of our common health and development goals. With India making c
International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco (in)
added Apr 13, 2013 16:36
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[Asia] India raises tax on cigarettes

India has raised the total tax on cigarettes resulting in an increase of as much as 792 rupees ($12.31) for every 1,000 cigarettes, adding about 50 billion rupees ($777 million) in revenues for the government, finance minister Arun Jaitley said. The high
Reuters
added Jul 17, 2017 17:12
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[Asia, India] Thailand on front lines of tobacco control

Thailand has won praise from a United Nations conference on tobacco control for its success in fighting off legal challenges from the tobacco industry in the last two years. Thailand requires some of the world's largest pictorial warnings and is moving
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:20
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[Africa, Asia, India] Algeria, Among First Countries to Sign Tobacco Control Convention

Algeria signed the WHO framework convention in 2006 and included it in its laws, said the minister at the opening of the preparatory meeting of the Conference of the Parties... Some 150 representatives from 47 African countries attend this two-day prepa
All-Africa.com
added Oct 11, 2016 20:27
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[Asia] India cigarette maker ITC's CEO Deveshwar to step down next year

ITC's board had "strongly urged" Deveshwar to continue as CEO, but he wanted the company to have a younger leader, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday. The company did not name a successor to Deveshwar. Deveshwar, 69, joined ITC in 1968, accordi
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2016 19:30
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[Asia, India] FDI proposal raises Prakasam tobacco growers’ hopes

Farmers in traditional tobacco-growing areas in Prakasam district, which accounts for more than 50% of the State’s production, are jubilant as the Centre mulls over allowing Foreign Direct Investment in cigarette manufacturing. India, which is now being
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 10, 2018 22:42
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[Asia, India] "Not possible to print bigger warnings", says Beedi makers after cigarette production halts

Beedi manufacturers across India on Thursday joined cigarette makers in stopping production, saying it's "not possible to print" warnings covering 85% of packets as required under a new government rule.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 7, 2016 18:37
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[Asia, India] This cigar claims to be healthy

Rocky Patel cigars are not even close to being unhealthy. ..it’s a process of around four-five years. So it’s rid of all the nicotine, tar, magnesium and potassium. There are no chemical additives and they are not addictive.
GQ Magazine
added Feb 11, 2016 19:14
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[Asia] Japan Tobacco eyes stake in Godfrey Phillips India

Japan Tobacco (JT), the world’s third-largest listed tobacco company, is in talks to acquire a part of the promoter’s stake in Godfrey Phillips India (GPI), reports a business daily. The KK Modi Group, which owns ~47% in GPI, is also believed to be in t
India Infoline.com
added Jan 13, 2016 07:01
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