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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 (in)
added Oct 30, 2017 02:02

India's ITC Sept-qtr profit up about 6 pct

added Oct 29, 2017 18:31

[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
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31

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
added Oct 29, 2017 18:30

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

[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

[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

[India, Pakistan] Why does ISI want Dawood Ibrahim to sell cigarettes

An Intelligence Bureau report states that Pakistan has instructed Dawood Ibrahim to step up sale of illicit cigarettes to fund operations in Kashmir....Pakistan wants the D-Gang to boost this trade in a bid to finance terror operations in Kashmir. The pro (in)
added Oct 20, 2017 18:27

[Asia, India] Minister K J George announced the launch of a new initiative to make Bengaluru smoke-free

today announced the launch of a new initiative to make Bengaluru smoke-free as part of the city’s involvement in the Partnership for Healthy Cities. It is a global network of cities committed to reducing noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries. The P
India Education Diary (in)
added Oct 17, 2017 16:44

[USA] THOMAS: Big Tobacco went up against the US and lost. Now it’s India’s turn to fight back

Fifty years on, thanks to various initiatives, that number has declined to just over 15%... This has saved the lives of over 8 million Americans, it says. This is particularly relevant to India, where big tobacco firms such as Philip Morris have spotted a
added Oct 17, 2017 13:35
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