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[Asia, India] Delhi government cracks down on city’s hookah bars, asks police, municipal corporations to cancel licences

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that hookah smoking was not allowed in either non-smoking or even smoking zones in the national capital. Jain has said Delhi Police and municipal corporations should immediately cancel the licences of restaurants
Financial Express (in)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:55
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[Asia, India] ITC: Done in by the cigarette cess hike, but not out yet

What seemed like a windfall for ITC, in the form of a stable tax regime and a lower tax outgo under GST, went wrong after a sharp hike in the cess on cigarettes
livemint.com (in)
added Oct 30, 2017 02:02
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[Asia, India] ITC Q2 net profit up 5.6 per cent y-o-y at 2,639.84 crore

The growth in profit and revenue was buoyed by the growth in non cigarette FMCG business, increase in agri business and strong performance in hotel business. Cigarette business of the company remained subdued this quarter for sharp increase in tax incide
Indian Express (in)
added Oct 30, 2017 02:03
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[India] HC declares anti-tobacco Act ultra vires

Gauhati High Court today declared the existing anti-tobacco law in the State as ultra vires.The Court of Justice Ujjal Bhuyan and Paran Phukan today struck down the Assam Health (prohibition of manufacturing, advertisement, trade, storage, distribution, s
Assam Tribune (in)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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India's ITC Sept-qtr profit up about 6 pct

Reuters
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[India] ITC Ltd says hotels performance hurt by highway liquor ban in qtr‍​‍​

Says hotels performance hurt by highway liquor ban in quarter ‍​‍​.Says legal cigarette industry volumes under severe pressure due to sharp increase in tax incidence under GST‍​.Says on FMCG, offtake in retail channel has normalised progressively through
Reuters
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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BRIEF-ITC Ltd says taxation policy not suitable for India

* Says taxation policy of country‍​ largely cigarette-centric, based on western models of tobacco taxation * Taxation policy not suitable for India
Reuters
added Oct 29, 2017 18:30
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Uniform rate of cigarette excise under GST in India [FREE FULL TEXT]

The implementation of GST is a golden opportunity for India to adopt best practices in related areas of taxation. A uniform excise on cigarettes as described here would be an essential component of an efficient and effective tax system for India.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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[India] Diwali festivities left you breathless? That's because taking in lungfuls of Delhi's toxic air is like smoking FIFTY cigarettes a day, warn doctors

Just 48 hours after the Diwali festivities, cases of respiratory illnesses at city hospitals have shot up by about 30 per cent with patients complaining of chest congestion, breathlessness and coughing. Delhi's top medical institutes are witnessing a m
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 18:54
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] It’s my personal life: Mahira Khan breaks silence on controversial pictures with Ranbir

After weeks of silence following the targeted hate and bashing at her when pictures of her smoking with Bollywood actor Ranbir went viral... "PS: Both smoking and hate are injurious to health.”
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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