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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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[Asia, India] Sale of tobacco products banned in HC premises

The sale of cigarettes and tobacco products inside the Delhi High Court complex has been banned since June 16 this year, the court was informed today. This decision was today communicated to a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Har
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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[Asia, India] SRINIVAS: GST, bidis and tobacco laws

the government has decided to levy additional cess over tobacco products... Even NGOs should educate bidi workers about their right to earn livelihood under the government schemes so that their health and societal health is protected. Only then can we en
The Hans India (in)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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[Asia, India] 20 lakh users in state quit tobacco in a decade: Study

At least 20 lakh people in Karnataka have overcome their tobacco addiction — cigarettes, beedis and chewing tobacco — in the past 10 years... India has over eight million fewer tobacco consumers today than seven years ago despite the population growth. T
Times of India
added Jul 5, 2017 17:27
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[India] Nasha Mukti Yuva Sankalp urges govt to implement the anti tobacco legislation during the Asian Athletic Championship

memorandum to the Commissioner cum Secretary, Department of Sports and Youth Services and Director Health Services, Government of Odisha appealing to implement the anti tobacco legislation COTPA, 2003 during the Asian Athletic Championship to be held in B
Orissa Diary (in)
added Jul 4, 2017 03:28
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[Asia, India] Revenue Department Removes Additional Excise Duty On Cigarettes, Tobacco

The finance ministry has removed additional excise duty on tobacco, pan masala and cigarettes with effect from July 1, following the GST implementation. The revenue department also "rescind" the central excise notification dated February 27, 2010, which
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jul 3, 2017 17:53
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[Asia, India] Ice Cream, Tobacco Makers Can’t Opt For GST Composition Scheme

Ice cream, pan masala and tobacco manufacturers cannot opt for GST composition scheme under which businesses are allowed to pay lower tax rate if their turnover does not exceed Rs 75 lakh.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 1, 2017 16:14
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[Asia, India] Drive to stop tobacco sale near Delhi schools

After the schools reopen, local residents will have to assist them in ensuring that tobacco products are not sold nears schools. Strict legal action will be initiated against those who engage in selling these products near schools.
Indian Express
added Jun 30, 2017 13:42
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[Asia, India] Claims of vaping as safer alternative go up in smoke

A new study in JAMA Pediatrics states that usage of e-cigarettes leads to greater risk of a person taking to smoking. A metanalysis and systematic review of nine studies comprising 17, 389 adolescents and young adults in the age group of 14-30 threw up t
DNA India (in)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47
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