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[Asia, India] Tobacco Crop Size Fixed at 120m kg

The Tobacco Board, at its board meeting in Hyderabad on Friday, decided to fix crop size for 2015-16 at 120 million kg for AP basing on the indents received from the Indian Tobacco Association as against 172 million kg fixed for 2014-15.
New Indian Express (in)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41

[Asia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka] Pakistan outdoes India in Tobacco control: WHO

Pakistan along with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has implemented superior strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco in comparison with India, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41

[Asia, India] Court directs New Delhi to implement bigger smoking warnings

has directed the federal government to immediately implement a rule for bigger health warnings on tobacco packaging, months after the measure was put on hold... A court order, issued by the High Court of Rajasthan state last week and seen by Reuters on Fr
added Jul 10, 2015 13:38

[Asia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka] Neighbours outdo India in tobacco control, says WHO

Three of India’s next door neighbours — Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka — adopted better tobacco control strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) report released on Tuesday.
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15

[Asia, India] Tobacco board eyes global markets to boost slow trade

In a big push, global companies will be allowed set offices in Guntur and for India to participate in tobacco auctions and leaf processes, a top official of the Tobacco board said. “Tobacco board will look to aid in export promotion with the support of
Financial Chronicle (in)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:54

[Asia, India] HC stay govt's move to suspend tobacco notification

Rajasthan High Court today stayed a decision of the state government suspending a notification whereby the cigarette and tobacco product manufacturing companies were required to publish big pictures on product cases depicting ill effects of smoking and ch
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:42

[Asia, India] Tobacco ind lost Rs 13130 cr to illicit trade in 2014: report

Industry lobby Ficci has said that losses arising due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes, that has been on the rise since domestic taxes on cigarettes hit the roof, have touched Rs 13,130 crore in 2014, up from Rs 8,965 crore in 2012.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:32

[Asia, India] SINGH: You can stop smoking! Replace nicotine to help you so

In general, more inclusive treatments are more effective in producing long-term abstinence from tobacco, and combined therapies raise the absolute percentage of smokers who remain abstinent. Use of nicotine chewing gum as a substitute over long term ma (in)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:19

[Asia, India] Nicotine added in list of poisons in Haryana: Vij

"It (Nicotine) is found in beedi, cigarettes and tobacco," he said....the number of the enlisted poisons under the Rules has increased to 20. He said that now those selling Nicotine would have to follow the same rules which were applicable to those in
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 26, 2015 12:17

[Asia, India] Transport dept initiates anti-tobacco campaign in Assam

Commissioner of Transport J Balaji though a letter dated June 18 requested all DTOs to take necessary steps for making public places like bus stands, parking places, all public conveyances, halting places, including Transport offices as No Smoking Area/Zo
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 25, 2015 14:56
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