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[Asia, India] Maharashtra govt to ban tobacco consumption at public places: Fadnavis

Maharashtra government will soon impose a ban on tobacco consumption at public places, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today. "Cancer caused by consumption of tobacco, gutkha, paan masala and cigarettes affects not only that individual, but an ent
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:53
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[Asia] Jammu and Kashmir emerging as smoking capital of Northern India: VHAI

Jammu and Kashmir is fast emerging as the "smoking capital" of north India as Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI) today said that J&K's cigarette consumption is almost double the nationwide prevalence of 5.7 per cent.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:27
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[Asia, India] Tobacco sellers aggressively marketing products at sale points: PGI study

tobacco sellers often use the provision to allow ads at sale points to 'aggressively' market tobacco products and lure youngsters in the process - often flouting the required norms and don't even display adequate health warnings.
Times of India
added Feb 4, 2015 08:02
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[Asia, India] More Tax Means More Contraband Cigarette Intake: ITC

The more you tax cigarettes, the more is consumption of contraband tobacco products, said ITC chairman Y C Deveshwar while expressing hopes of a "moderate budget" this year. It may be noted that ITC's revenue from cigarettes grew by marginal 0.62 per ce
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 2, 2015 18:48
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[Asia, India] Budget 2015: More tax on cigarette means more contraband tobacco intake, Y C Deveshwar

The more you tax cigarettes, the more is consumption of contraband tobacco products, said ITC Chairman Y C Deveshwar while expressing hopes of a "moderate Budget" this year. It may be noted that ITC's revenue from cigarettes grew by marginal 0.62 per ce
The Economic Times (India)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:46
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[Asia] India sees drop in cancer cases caused by tobacco

India witnessed a considerable decline in tobacco-related cancers between 1990 and 2004, according to the latest report by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The premier research body has also claimed that tobacco habits in females in India
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:58
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[Asia, India] CBSE directive on tobacco sale goes up in smoke

BHUBANESWAR: Despite a directive from the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), most schools in the city have failed to stop sale of tobacco products in their vicinity. A number of these schools put the blame on lack of coordination between school
Times of India
added Jan 26, 2015 17:55
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[Asia, India] Cigarette Taxes Weigh on ITC Results, Shares Fall

profit fell slightly short of analyst estimates as higher taxes on cigarettes and a government push to discourage tobacco consumption hurt sales, sending shares down 5 per cent Wednesday.
Reuters
added Jan 21, 2015 10:22
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[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco law hardly implemented

Bihar has the dubious distinction of being one of the highest consumers of tobacco products. But the government doesn't seem to be serious about controlling the menace. According to recent cumulative figures of the State Tobacco Control Cell, none of the
Times of India
added Jan 20, 2015 19:18
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[Asia] Probability of death by NCDs has gone up in India: WHO

In 2012 there were some 1.1 billion smokers worldwide, with over eight out of 10 tobacco smokers smoking daily. Manufactured cigarettes is the most common form of smoked tobacco and is used by over 90 per cent of current smokers. Globally smoking prevalen
Zee News (in)
added Jan 19, 2015 10:26
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