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[Asia, India] Only 6 out of 21 states didn't violate anti-tobacco ad laws in 2012-13

Andhra Pradesh led in the number of violations of the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 (COTPA) with prosecution of 71,705 persons and c
Indian Television Dot Com (in)
added Aug 4, 2014 20:32

[Asia, India] ITC Q1 Sales Jump on Demand for Smaller Smokes, Consumer Goods

ITC, India's largest cigarette maker, reported a better-than-expected 25 per cent rise in quarterly sales as demand for smaller and cheaper cigarettes grew and its consumer goods business put in a stronger performance.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jul 29, 2014 13:40

[Asia] Tobacco Consumption High among Indian Females: Government

The use of smokeless forms of tobacco is more prevalent (18.4 percent) among females than smoking forms (2.9 percent), Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan pointed out in Rajya Sabha. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (
IBT - International Business Times
added Jul 29, 2014 01:46

[Africa, India, Nigeria] Betty Abah: Our threatened 'pikins' and the tobacco profiteers

We must summon the courage to go the way of other Africa countries such as Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Togo among others that passed effective smoke-free laws. We must summon the courage to say ‘no, not again, not our children, soulless Big Tobacco’.
DailyPost (ng)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:28

[India] Better alternatives to tobacco cultivation exist: Health minister

Vardhan said Saturday that getting people to quit smoking will not impoverish farmers in tobacco growing regions but will rather help them earn more and free themselves ...ministry is willing to share with the government and all concerned groups the findi
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 12, 2014 15:23

[Asia, India] Can ITC's FMCG business come to the rescue as cigarettes falter?

Fearing a disruptive tax regime for cigarettes, the market has re-rated shares of ITC, expecting a decline in cigarette volumes and earnings. While the stock has fallen 12% over the last month and a half, its multiples have compressed over the last year.
Business Standard (in)
added Jun 30, 2014 12:52

[Asia, India] Experts welcome age limit bar for purchasing tobacco

cancer experts and anti-tobacco government bodies feel that the Union health ministry's proposal to raise the minimum age of purchasing tobacco to 25 years will act as a powerful deterrent ... As per the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (2010) that is carried
Times of India
added Jun 21, 2014 14:10

[Asia, India] Government planning massive campaign to make Delhi tobacco free

On the eve of No Tabacco Day, Delhi Government today issued several instructions to discourage its consumption and said a massive campaign will be launched to make the national capital a tobacco free state. Chief Secretary SK Srivastava today convened a
The Economic Times (India)
added May 30, 2014 04:04

[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco sign campaign begins

With the approach of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, the District Tobacco Control Cell (DTCC) has initiated a signature campaign to support a proposal to increase taxes on tobacco products. A large chunk of Assam's adult population remains addicted to tob
Times of India
added May 24, 2014 13:34

[Asia, India] Polling booths in Delhi to be smoke-free zones

Health activists in the city have welcomed the Delhi Chief Electoral Officer’s instructions to all district electoral officers-cum-district magistrates to ensure prohibition of smoking at booths. The district electoral officers have also been asked to di
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 10, 2014 10:02
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