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[India] Smokeless tobacco spells doom in Bengal

Smoking is injurious to health, but chewing (tobacco) can be equally disastrous. Baruipur resident Dipankar Chatterjee learnt it the hard way a few months back.
Times of India
added Sep 17, 2012 15:06

[India] 'Ban tobacco altogether to prevent gutkha addiction'

De-addiction experts in the state have welcomed the gutkha ban but believe that it will hardly be a deterrent to addicts. They admit that gutkha will no longer be easily available but because of this prohibition, many will realise that they are indeed ad
DNA India (in)
added Sep 14, 2012 08:03

[India] Gowda advises tobacco growers against distress sale

Former prime minister H D Deve Gowda on Wednesday appealed to tobacco growers of the State not to panic and resort to distress sale of their produce, yielding to pressure from merchants.
Deccan Herald (in)
added Sep 12, 2012 18:59

VIDEO: Gutka chewing tobacco ban widens to 12 states in India

Following the reclassification of gutka - a form of chewing tobacco - as a foodstuff, 12 states in India have now banned its sale, production and distribution.
BBC Online
added Sep 12, 2012 15:05

[India] Concerns overdone for ITC

Relatively inelastic cigarettes business with strong pricing power will help drive growth
Business Standard (in)
added Sep 11, 2012 15:13

[India] Smoking scenes to be allowed in movies with mandatory warning

The Central Government has told the Supreme Court that by September 14, it will bring in a notification which will make a warning against smoking mandatory in movies.
CNN-IBN (in)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:19

Pro-tobacco forces 'stronger in developing nations like India'

"Governments around the world need to start giving economic and regulatory advantages to agricultural products that promote health instead of to products like tobacco that kill people," Gary A. Giovino, lead author of the study from the University at Buf
Newstrack India (in)
added Aug 19, 2012 13:12

Indian female smokers outpuff males

Smoking is eight times more prevalent among Indian men than women. However, an average Indian female smoker puffs more cigarettes a day (7) than male (6.1).
Times of India
added Aug 16, 2012 21:10

[Australia, India] ITC’s cigarette biz huffs and puffs, FMCG is burning cash

, investors and smokers, here’s some bad news for you: There is heightened global pressure on the cigarette industry with Australia, the UK, Canada and Russia taking stringent action that can cap cigarette sales and dilute brand franchise. (in)
added Aug 13, 2012 15:08

[India] Haryana government to ban food articles containing nicotine and tobacco with effect from August 15

Haryana government has decided to clamp a complete ban on food articles containing nicotine and tobacco in public interest with effect from August 15, 2012 all over the state. The ban, covering all such food products as contain tobacco and nicotine, and
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:01
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