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[UK] Women smokers linked to rise in lung cancer as figures show tobacco products cause 30% of cancerous tumors in India

lung cancer and cervical cancer are still the most common cancers in the country. The latest report compiled from cancer registries across India by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has revealed that tobacco accounts for around a third (30 pe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2016 22:33
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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] 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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[India] Rajasthan Govt Cuts Tax On Tobacco, Its Products By 20-30%

The Rajasthan government has reduced value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products (excluding bidi) by 20-30 per cent, effective 12 June. The state government was of opinion that it is expedient in public interest to reduce the VAT on tobacco and its
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 21, 2015 16:39
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[Asia, India] Tobacco firms may get 2 months to sell stock with 40 per cent warning

In what could be a major relief to tobacco manufactures, the ministry of law has suggested to the ministry of health to give a grace period of two months to tobacco manufacturers for clearing the remainder of the stocks carrying 40 per cent pictorial warn
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Apr 30, 2016 20:32
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[Asia, India] 'High taxation leading to growth of illegal cigarettes'

The Tobacco Institute of India said that as a result of discriminatory taxation, the share of legal cigarette industry in total tobacco consumption in the country has declined to 11 per cent at present, from 21 per cent in 1981-82.
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 19, 2016 18:28
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[Asia, India] 'Indulge' fest to treat capital's whisky, cigar lovers

Indulge, a whisky and cigar festival to be held here next month, will feature an array of the greatest whiskies paired with a selection of cigars. Dramz Whiskey Bar and Lounge will host the fest February 6-7. In its maiden edition, Indulge will feature 4
Times of India
added Jan 30, 2016 21:37
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[Asia, India] Tobacco warnings: Bidi baron Shyama Charan Gupta renominated to parliamentary panel

Notwithstanding concerns over members with conflicting interests being part of parliamentary panels, bidi baron Shyama Charan Gupta has been nominated to the reconstituted panel looking into the issue of increasing size of pictorial warnings on tobacco pr
The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 8, 2015 11:11
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[Asia, India] ITC shares slump 4 per cent as govt proposes ban on sale of loose cigarettes

PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:37
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[India] HALF of Delhi's schoolkids use tobacco, study finds

Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has found that at least half the school student population in Delhi consumes tobacco in some form. The survey, which claims that high consumption of tobacco among school children is on the rise, says stress is a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 13, 2014 12:26
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