tobacco sales

Kerala tobacco sales order: Chandy threatens stern action

May 16th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said his government would take serious action against officials for issuing a wrong government order, allowing sale of tobacco products ... Read more...

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Sensex trims losses, ends 74 points down (Roundup)

May 21st, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities recouped some of the intra-day losses as buying interest returned on good showing by cigarettes-to-hotels conglomerate ITC and ended 74 points ... Read more...

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Taxing beedis best way to curb tobacco abuse, says study

April 8th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The government should increase taxes on tobacco products, especially hike the price of beedis, from the current Rs.14 per 1,000 to Rs.98, to limit 15.5 million premature ... Read more...

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Now, buy fags a mile high, courtesy Qantas

July 16th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): A move by Australias national airliner Qantas to resume in-flight cigarette sales, has been criticised by the anti-tobacco lobby as a "greedy cash grab'''' at the expense ... Read more...

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Russian parliament ratifies anti-smoking convention

April 11th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, April 11 (RIA Novosti) State Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament, Friday ratified a global convention against smoking that is said to claim some five million lives annually. "By 2030, ... Read more...

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