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[Asia] Indian bride spots groom chewing tobacco, refuses to marry him

However, while he was entering the wedding arena, the bride spotted him chewing “gutka” and immediately decided to cancel the wedding. Friends and relatives of the bride tried to convince her to change her mind, but she refused.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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[Asia, India] Farmers seek rollback of 5% GST on raw tobacco

The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA) on Wednesday urged the government to rollback 5 per cent GST imposed on raw tobacco, saying “the move will severely endanger the livelihood of tobacco growers”.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:04
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[Asia, India] Proposed 18% GST on purchase of unmanufactured tobacco riles farmers

Hitherto, traders and manufacturers were exempted from paying any tax while purchasing tobacco from auction platforms. The introduction of 18% GST on unmanufactured tobacco will indirectly hit farmers, said Javare Gowda, president, Virginia Flue Cured (V
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:09
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[Asia, India] 81 lakh lesser tobacco consumers since 2010

India has 81 lakh lesser tobacco users today than it had in 2010 with the overall prevalence of tobacco use falling significantly by six percentage points in the past seven years. Relative reduction measured by the fall in the number of people consuming
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:02
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[Asia, India] Growers in Prakasam dt. say ‘no’ to GST on tobacco

took objection to the Centre’s decision to impose 5% GST on tobacco leaves and 28% on unmanufactured tobacco. Farmers from 12 auction platforms in the Southern Black Soil (SBS) and the Southern Light Soil (SLS) regions, at a meeting here, feared fall in
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:32
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[Asia] 81L Indians quit tobacco in 7 yrs

Almost 81 lakh Indians quit tobacco in the last seven years, showcasing the impact of anti-tobacco campaigns. The campaigns, however, had only a limited reach among the people from a poor socio-economic background as khaini (smokeless tobacco) and bidi
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:16
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[Asia] Young India finds tobacco products less appealing

The latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey finds tobacco users have reduced by 81 lakh, and that pictorial warnings are very effective India has witnessed an overall decline in the number of tobacco users in past seven years, especially among the age group
DNA India (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:05
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[Asia, India] HOOKAH SMOKING MORE CANCEROUS THAN CIGARETTES, SAYS DAK

President of DAK Dr. Nisar ul Hassan in a statement here said hookah smoke contains higher levels of cancer-causing chemicals than cigarette smoke thus increasing the cancer risk by several fold. Known as “Jajeer”, hookah is a water pipe that has since
B Live News (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:33
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[Asia] Health Minister J P Nadda gets WHO award for India's tobacco control initiatives

Union Health Minister J P Nadda was today conferred the WHO Director-General's Special Recognition Award for accelerating India's tobacco control initiatives and taking bold measures to protect people against hazards of tobacco use.
Zee News (in)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:18
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[Asia] India Acts to Save Lives by Taxing Cigarettes, Bidis at Highest Rate

The GST negotiations in India featured intensive lobbying by every sector of the tobacco industry, including major cigarette companies, bidi “barons” and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. By subjecting tobacco to the highest GST rate, the government of In
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:41
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