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[Asia, India] Post tax hike on cigarettes, tougher anti-tobacco law in the offing

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government has virtually declared war on tobacco. After raising taxes on cigarettes and calling for a countrywide ban on sale of tobacco products, the Centre is now planning to introduce tougher provisions under law to curb tobac
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:35
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[Asia, India] No more statutory warning messages for smoking and drinking in Malayalam films

with limited police force and lacking legislation regarding the issue, it's difficult to get a handle of. Rich Marianos, a retired A-T-F agent, says that the new tobacco road stretches all across the Eastern Seaboard.
Times of India
added Aug 16, 2014 21:22
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[Asia, India] Health Minister Harsh Vardhan urges states to ban gutka, zarda, khaini

Asking states to bear in mind that a shocking 90% of all oral cancer has been found to have roots in tobacco, Vardhan in a letter on Wednesday told the states that India has the highest number of this type of cancer in the world. About 206 million Indian
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 8, 2014 11:57
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[Asia, India] Health minister launches national tobacco control campaign Aug 7, 8:12 pm

at an event organized to launch a public service advertisement titled "Sunita" and "Resource Website" under the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP). He also honored tobacco caused cancer survivor Sunita Tomar and her family for their courage and con
ANI (in)
added Aug 7, 2014 13:50
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[Asia] Indian govt is the biggest tobacco offender – and the biggest investor in ITC

it is government that is most invested in ITC, India's largest cigarette maker. Government is taxing its own biggest investment, but benefits from both. Consider another: Smoking causes cancer - and kills. But it is Life Insurance Corporation, which shou
Firstpost.com (in)
added Aug 6, 2014 00:29
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[Asia, India] ITC raises cigarette prices

has hiked the prices of select cigarette brands like Classic and Gold Flake Kings by up to Rs 10/pack in light of the rise in excise duty on cigarettes in the Budget.
Delhi Daily News (in)
added Aug 5, 2014 06:53
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[Asia, India] Only 6 out of 21 states didn't violate anti-tobacco ad laws in 2012-13

Andhra Pradesh led in the number of violations of the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 (COTPA) with prosecution of 71,705 persons and c
Indian Television Dot Com (in)
added Aug 4, 2014 20:32
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[Asia, India] ITC hikes price of select cigarette brands by up to Rs 10 per pack

has raised the prices of select cigarette brands like Classic and Gold Flake Kings by up to Rs 10/pack in the wake of hike in excise duty on cigarettes in the Budget.
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:25
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[Asia, India] AIIMS becomes no-tobacco zone

AIIMS Bhubaneswar declared itself a no-tobacco zone on Saturday. Use of tobacco in any form, chewing or smoking, inside the campus is strictly prohibited, said AIIMS radiation oncology head Dilip Parida.
Times of India
added Aug 4, 2014 10:11
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[Asia, India] ITC is ready to foray into electronic cigarettes business

India's largest cigarette maker, ITC, is ready to foray into electronic cigarettes and has engaged with the government to come out with a policy framework to launch them, chairman YC Deveshwar said.
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 1, 2014 15:18
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