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[Asia, India] Vardhan wants 50% VAT on tobacco products to make them 'less affordale'

In his bid to discourage smoking among youths, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan has urged states and Union Territories to impose VAT of at least 50% on all tobacco products to "make them less affordable". Vardhan's communique to states comes soon aft
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jul 6, 2014 22:06

[Asia, India] Hike VAT on cigarettes: Harsh Vardhan

NEW DELHI: Cigarettes may soon burn a big hole in smokers' pockets. Days after the health ministry wrote to the finance ministry recommending a steep tax hike to increase the price of cigarettes to at least Rs 3.50 a stick, it has asked the states and un
Times of India
added Jul 6, 2014 21:55

[Asia, India] VIDEO: This Kid Asked Strangers on the Street for a Cigarette. Here's What Happened Next

Another social experiment is doing the rounds on social platforms....the YTV Network had a young boy go around the city asking strangers for a cigarette. ... The results are uplifting - not a single person gave him one. On the contrary, they explained, in
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:43

[Asia, India] Tax tobacco heavily to check addiction: Experts

Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) — Taking a cue from Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, oral health experts here urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to levy high taxes on tobacco products to curb the youth from getting addicted to smoking or chewing tobacco.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:41

[Asia, India] Maharashtra to ban chewing of tobacco in public

may soon become the first state in the country to ban the consumption of smokeless tobacco in public places. The state public health department has set the ball rolling, and a government notification is likely.
Times of India
added Jul 5, 2014 18:52

[Asia, India] Bollywood Actresses Who Smoked Cigarette On-Screen

Smoking a cigarette on-screen was a big deal until the Supreme Court removed the ban and filmmakers since then have shown many stars smoking or at least lighting a cigarette on-screen. ... From Priyanka Chopra to Rani Mukerji, here is a look at the Bolly (in)
added Jul 4, 2014 12:03

[Asia, India] Can ITC's FMCG business come to the rescue as cigarettes falter?

Fearing a disruptive tax regime for cigarettes, the market has re-rated shares of ITC, expecting a decline in cigarette volumes and earnings. While the stock has fallen 12% over the last month and a half, its multiples have compressed over the last year.
Business Standard (in)
added Jun 30, 2014 12:52

[Asia, India] Mangalore: AJ Inst to launch Tobacco Invention Initiative

Tobacco Invention Initiative (TII), the centre of AJ Institute of Dental Sciences will launch 'TII Campaigns for Tobacco Free Kids' in the auditorium of AJ institute of Dental Sciences on the occasion of Doctors Day which will be observed on Tuesday July (in)
added Jun 29, 2014 00:55

[Asia, India] Taj for tobacco free Srinagar

Minister for Health and Medical Education, Taj Mohi-ud-din today stressed the need for launching a vigorous campaign against cigarette smoking and use of tobacco products all over the state even as he suggested making Srinagar a model tobacco free distric
The Daily Rising Kashmir (in)
added Jun 24, 2014 20:20

Implementation of graphic health warning labels on tobacco products in India: the interplay between the cigarette and the bidi industries (PDF)

led to graphical health warning labels (GHWL) on all tobacco products in India...Implementation of graphic health warning labels on tobacco products in India: the interplay between the cigarette and the bidi industries (PDF)
Tobacco Control
added Jun 23, 2014 12:35
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