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Cigarette Makers Drag Indian Equities Lower on Surprise Tax Hike

Declines in India’s cigarette makers, led by ITC Ltd., sent the nation’s benchmark stock index to its steepest decline in seven months. The S&P BSE Sensex Index closed 1.1 percent lower, dropping from Monday’s record level. The benchmark has climbed to m
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2017 14:10
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[Asia, India] Sirsa gives proof of ill-effects of hookah smoking to NGT

Sirsa today submitted evidence to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairman on the disastrous effects of hookah smoking on health and environment. During a hearing as desired by the NGT for submission of evidence of the ill-effects of hookah smoking, the
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:53
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[Africa, India] Group seeks probe of Nigerian delegation to treaty talks on tobacco

ERA/FoEN made the call following a Reuters’ investigation released recently, which revealed that Philip Morris International (PMI) had been running a secret global campaign to undermine the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 18, 2017 14:17
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[Asia] Special Report: Philip Morris takes aim at young people in India, and health officials are fuming

Indian government officials say Philip Morris is using methods that flout the nation's tobacco-control regulations. These include tobacco shop displays as well as the free distribution of Marlboro – the world's best-selling cigarette brand – at nightclubs
Reuters
added Jul 18, 2017 14:08
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[Asia] BRIEF-Golden Tobacco says Indiabulls Housing Finance issued sale notice for co's property in Mumbai

Reuters
added Jul 17, 2017 20:24
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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] 'One of India’s finest creatives’ Rajiv Rao leaves Ogilvy after 18 years

“In 2002, I had the joy of partnering him as a copywriter to create the legendary ‘Second hand smoke kills’ campaign for Cancer Patients Aid Association. This campaign won India’s first double Gold at Cannes.
Mumbrella Asia
added Jul 12, 2017 09:29
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[India] COP7 ISSUE BRIEF: International Trade and Investment

[PMI]'s positions and strategy for trade aspects of tobacco control ahead of the 2016 global tobacco control treaty conference...Anti-tobacco advocates and the WHO have long sought to assert the primacy of health policies over international trade and inve
DocumentCloud.org
added Jul 13, 2017 19:25
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[Asia, India] Health department wants tobacco firm to build government hospitals

BENGALURU: A recent move by the Karnataka health and family welfare department exploring a partnership with a tobacco major to build super specialty government hospitals has sparked a controversy, with public health activists terming it a case of conflict
Times of India
added Jul 11, 2017 21:56
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[Asia, India] Special postal cover spreads awareness on effects of tobacco use

The postal cover which costs Rs 25, along with a stamp, intends to create awareness among members of the public on the hazards caused by the use of tobacco. “We usually forget the importance of the day as soon as it is over. But a postal cover will rema
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jul 10, 2017 22:17
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