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[Asia, India] Power-puffed! Tobacco stocks recover despite 10-15% excise duty hike

Godfrey Phillips India Stocks of tobacco product manufacturers and cigarette makers showed impressive recovery in the second half of the session and ended higher despite the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposed 10-15% hike in excise duty on tobacco pr
added Feb 29, 2016 16:51

[Asia, India] Health Ministry calls for hike in taxes on tobacco products

The Union Health Ministry has written a letter to the Ministry of Finance to increase taxes on tobacco products in the upcoming Finance Budget of 2016-17. The letter highlights the recent study undertaken by the Ministry in collaboration with the World
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 29, 2016 16:40

[Asia, India] Cigarette stocks crash on excise duty hike

Led by ITC, cigarette stocks came under selling pressure, falling by up to 8 per cent, as the excise duty on various tobacco products other than beedi was raised by about 10-15 per cent in Budget 2016-2017. Shares of ITC tumbled 7.9 per cent, Godfrey Ph
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 29, 2016 16:15

[Asia, India] Budget 2016: Cigarettes, Gutkha other tobacco products become expensive

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has hiked the excise duty on tobacco and its related products by 10-15 per cent. Jaitley made the announcement in his budget speech on Monday. “To discourage consumption of tobacco and tobacco products, I propose to increase
Indian Express (in)
added Feb 29, 2016 16:13

[Asia] Since 1998, number of Indian male smokers inceased by 36%: New study

number of men smoking tobacco in India has increased by more than one-third to 108 million between 1998 and 2015. The University of Toronto study also found that cigarettes were replacing the traditional bidi, a small, inexpensive Indian cigarette, possi
DNA India (in)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:57

[Asia, India] 19% girl students in Bhopal use tobacco

Children in government schools are more likely to use tobacco than their private school counterparts in Bhopal, a survey by People’s Medical College has revealed. The survey conducted among 2,285 schoolchildren in Bhopal by People’s Medical College, Bhop
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:18

[Asia] Male smokers in India cross 100 million, second only to China

More men are smoking in India than ever before, with the number rising by more than a third from 79 million in 1998 to 108 million in 2015, report researchers in the journal BMJ Global Health. Smoking rates haven’t increased for women, though, with 11 mi
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:17

[Asia, India] Karnataka HC vacates stay on bigger warnings on tobacco packs

Removing the final hurdle in the way of the implementation of 85 per cent pictorial warnings, the Karnataka High Court has vacated an earlier stay on the enforcement of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2014. The new
Indian Express (in)
added Feb 28, 2016 17:36

[Asia, India] Tobacco Institute refutes study on low taxes

Counters recently revealed study, calling it outdated; blames extremely high tax rates for providing profitable arbitrage opportunity for tax evasion in India
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:18

[Asia, India] My will power was strong when I didn't smoke: Deepak Dobriyal

Bollywood actor Deepak Dobriyal says he quit smoking cigarettes as he felt that his will power was strong when he was not into smoking. The "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" actor said he picked the habit of smoking looking at his seniors, as he used to think i
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 25, 2016 04:55
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