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[India] ARCHIVE: Letter Voodoo cigarillos: bidis in disguise?

The distinction between a cigarillo and a cigarette has important legal and financial implications. Since the wrapper of a cigarillo contains tobacco, cigarillos are taxed at the same rate as small cigars. In 2002, the US federal tax rate for small cigar
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2015 15:02
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[Asia, India] Farmers' body seeks CBI probe against anti-tobacco health activists, money trail

Accusing the anti-tobacco health activists of working with a hidden agenda of benefiting foreign tobacco growers and business syndicates, the FAIFA representatives said it was helping foreign companies dump illicit cigarettes into the domestic market, af
The Economic Times (India)
added Nov 24, 2015 00:09
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[Asia, India] DECLARE CIGARETTE AS TOXIC WASTE, NGO TELLS NGT

an NGO, ‘Doctors for You,’ has moved a petition in the NGT and asked the tribunal to direct the Centre to declare cigarette and bidi butts as “toxic waste”. Cigarettes have become a cause of serious concern for environmentalists. More than 100 billion ci
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Nov 23, 2015 14:31
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[India] Shocking footage shows child coughing and spluttering after being encouraged to smoke cigarette by adults who can be heard laughing and cheering as they watch on

The most shocking aspect of the video is that a child smoking appears to be some form of entertainment for those watching, who cheer and clap in the background. The video was shared on YouTube by Tamil Nadu People's Forum for Tobacco Control, who have c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 20, 2015 22:28
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[Asia, India] Tamil Nadu man forces a 5-year old child to smoke beedi

Tamilnadu People's Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) received the video in the early hours of 17 Nov 2015 through the tobacco control complaint receiving mobile application called "Tobacco Monitor". The video shows an Adult forcing a child to smoke beed
merinews (in)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:00
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[Asia, India] Smoking dads can pass cancer genes to kids

Research conducted at AIIMS has showed that men who smoke or consume tobacco in other forms are more likely to father children suffering from cancer. This is so because microelements present in smoke cause oxidative stress that affects the genetic integr
Times of India
added Nov 16, 2015 22:10
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[Asia, India] Tobacco-free Raksha Bandhan: Bundi woman bags first prize

Health minister had to pick one lucky winner among 56,640 sisters who had demanded pledges of not consuming tobacco from their brothers as a gift on Raksha Bandhan. Kamlesh Meena, a resident of Bundi district, won the first prize of Rs 21,000. Her brothe
Times of India
added Nov 16, 2015 15:18
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[Asia, India] 'CitizenCOP' app of Navi Mumbai police goes up in smoke

a few cops claimed it was practically impossible to trace and book offenders smoking in public places. They said that the chances of finding the offenders at the same spot from where the complaint was sent were next to none.
Mid-day.com (in)
added Nov 14, 2015 16:33
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[Asia, India] Gurgaon: Authorities get cracking on smoking in public, collect over Rs 1 lakh in fines

The ban on smoking in public that was implemented on October 2, 2008, may not have completely curbed the habit in Haryana, but the authorities this year were far more alert in taking action against violators compared to the year before.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Nov 14, 2015 16:13
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[Asia, India] More than half visiting primary healthcare centre suffer from respiratory disorders

Fever, upper respiratory tract infections and obstructive airways diseases together accounted for almost 65% of the patients...hypertension showed an increasing trend even at primary health centres....salt and smoking are the two major reasons common in r
Times of India
added Nov 14, 2015 14:08
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