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[Asia, India] 40 Years Ago... and now: ITC struggles to kick tobacco

The conglomerate adopted an unremitting focus on diversifying from the mid-seventies but the exercise has not been without controversy and the results have been mixed
Business Standard (in)
added Sep 9, 2014 04:18
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[Asia, India] 'Voice of Tobacco Victims' asks Punjab govt to make cigarettes costlier

"According to Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) India, about 24 lakh people in Punjab use tobacco and about 14 lakh use smokeless tobacco. Of these tobacco users, over 9 lakh will die untimely death due to tobacco and a major part of those dying from ca
Times of India
added Sep 8, 2014 11:38
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[Asia, India] Tobacco causes huge economic burden on users: Study

According to a study conducted by Public Health Foundation of India and WHO, the total economic costs attributed to tobacco use in Rajasthan amounted to Rs 1,160 crore in 2011 per person aged between 35-69, of which 70% was direct medical costs and 31% wa
Times of India
added Sep 8, 2014 05:19
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[Asia, India] 12 percent teens consume tobacco in Uttarakhand: Survey

Additional Chief Secretary S Raju said a total of 12.2 percent of teenage students in the state use tobacco products in their different forms especially smoking.... A total of 64 per cent of the students from government inter-colleges covered under the su
Jagran Post (in)
added Sep 6, 2014 11:31
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[Asia, India] Wipro wins five-year IT deal from US tobacco major

Global software major Wipro Friday announced winning a five-year deal from the US-based tobacco major Philip Morris International for providing IT infrastructure management services. DH file photo
Deccan Herald (in)
added Sep 5, 2014 17:58
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[Asia, India] No check on teens using tobacco: Study

Uttarakhand Youth Tobacco Survey (UYTS), prepared by Uttarakhand government and World Lung Foundation-South Asia, states that even eight-year-olds are also taking up tobacco products
Times of India
added Sep 5, 2014 15:28
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[Asia, India] VIDEO: Is It Okay For Women To Smoke? Mumbaikars React!

video by Bol Public Bol attempts to establish that Indian society is full of hypocrites. The team went on the streets of Mumbai and asked men about their opinion on women who smoke. While one guy gave a speech about how 'Indian culture' forbids women to s
Times of India
added Sep 4, 2014 13:43
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[Asia] Cigarette tax hike is Indian government’s ‘biggest achievement’ of first 100 days

The Economic Times of India has said that the biggest achievement during the first 100 days of the new Indian government has been the imposition of the largest-ever hike in excise duty on cigarettes.
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 3, 2014 16:48
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[Asia] India mulls total ban on e-cigarettes, as government panel says safety not established

An expert panel on e-cigarettes constituted by the health ministry has recommended a blanket ban on the product, saying its safety has not been established. Three members of the panel, who did not want to be identified, told ET that it could lead to addi
The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:46
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[Asia, India] Incentive-based project soon to keep kids off gutka

Ahmedabad Dental College, in collaboration with New York University's School of Dentistry and Manipal University's Dentistry College, plans to develop an incentive-based programme to curb the use of gutka use among schoolchildren. New York University prof
Times of India
added Sep 3, 2014 16:40
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