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Cancer Awareness Society demands 70% VAT on tobacco products

Cancer Awareness Society demands 70% VAT on tobacco products

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gaya: Expressing concern over the high incidence of cancer deaths in Bihar, TP Sinha, president,¬†Cancer Awareness Society¬†(CAS), demanded prohibitively high rate of taxation on tobacco products in the state to discourage the sale and use of tobacco. Sinha demanded imposition of VAT at the rate of 70 % in Bihar to contain the alarmingly high […]

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