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[Asia, India] Traffic police to act tough against drivers, commuters for smoking

The Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) has decided to act tough against those who are found smoking while driving or travelling in public transport. Inspector General of Police (Traffic J&K) in an order issued here has asked all district officers to penalize
The Daily Rising Kashmir (in)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:48
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[Asia, India] Elderly woman shot dead over cigarette shortage

When Mishro Devi checked her store for cigarettes, she didn't find any. When she told him, the man allegedly lost his temper and opened fire at the woman.
India TV (Independent News Service)
added Dec 8, 2014 13:17
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[Asia, India] Age of initiation for smoking comes down from 13 years to 9 in dist

The number of people smoking in the district has increased while the age of initiation into smoking has come down, a study by the ministry of health and family welfare pointed out. The study, which was carried out with the support of international instit
Times of India
added Dec 7, 2014 17:34
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[Asia] India spent Rs 1 lakh crore on diseases caused by tobacco in 2011

an economic burden of Rs 1.04 lakh crore in 2011 to the country, according to a report by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. In reply to an RTI query, the Health Ministry said a study carried out by it has found that in 2011, Rs 1.04 lakh crore was s
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 7, 2014 17:22
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[Asia, India] Puff factory: Government considers cigarette-making permit

first proposal for manufacturing cigarettes in several years in a sector, requiring industrial licence, but controlled by a handful of local players. The licensing committee under the department of industrial policy and promotion has discussed the issue
The Economic Times (India)
added Dec 5, 2014 11:22
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[Asia, India] ITC jumps on likely hold on loose cigarette ban

on reports that the government has indicated that it is in favour of wider consultations before bringing any amendments to the existing laws to restrict the sale of loose cigarettes. Steel Authority of India (Sail) dropped after the government announced t
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:42
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[Asia, India] Plea to defer tobacco ban

The government has been urged to put on hold the proposed regulatory measures on use of tobacco and areca nut and sale of loose cigarettes till such time that alternative cash crops are suggested for the growers of these products so that their livelihood
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:01
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[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco drive: Delhi Govt issues challans of over Rs 40K

challans to several authorities including New Delhi Railway station of over Rs 40,000 for selling banned tobacco products. On the occasion of 'Dry Day For Tobacco Drive' today the Health Department of Delhi Government sensitized 500 people including gene
Zee News (in)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:56
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[Asia, India] Hotels violating smoking ban to lose licence in Punjab

Hotels, restaurants and commercial establishments in Punjab which fail to enforce the no-smoking ban on their premises will lose their licences, the state government announced Saturday. In a communication to all deputy commissioners, the government dire
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:16
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India To Ban Sale Of Unpackaged Cigarettes

Indian Health and Family Welfare Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda has assured the Parliament that the Narendra Modi government will impose a ban on the sale of loose cigarettes in the coming days. He informed the House that the government accepted the UN’s
InSerbia (rs)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:27
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