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[Asia, India] Mumbai: 25% students between 10 and 19 addicted to smoking

A survey conducted by the Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mazgaon, in association with the Manipal University, has revealed that 25 per cent of the students, between 10 and 19, studying in city municipal and private schools, are getting increasingly habituated
Free Press Journal (in)
added Nov 7, 2017 04:00
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[Asia, India] Restaurants in Delhi serving nicotine Hookah as herbal Hookah: Delhi government

Delhi State Tobacco Control Cell of Delhi government has conducted raids in various parts of Delhi and found significant amount of nicotine after analyzing samples. According to the Delhi government, Hookah bar and restaurants are selling these Hookah ill
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 1, 2017 16:29
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[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: Tobacco ban fiasco

Activists believe Dispur should now move the Supreme Court, and thereby bring to centrestage the question of banning tobacco use in all forms. Whether the State government does so remains to be seen, but it needs to undertake awareness drives at school le
The Sentinel (in)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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[Asia, India] Gauhati High Court sets aside Assam government’s anti-tobacco law

The Gauhati High Court has struck down an anti-tobacco law passed by the Assam government, declaring it ultra vires (beyond the state’s powers), The Assam Tribune reported. The Assam Health (Prohibition of Manufacturing, Advertisement, Trade, Storage, D
Scroll.in (in)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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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
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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