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[UK] Pierce Brosnan asked to 'explain' India advert

Authorities in Indian capital Delhi say they have asked actor Pierce Brosnan to explain why he was in an ad for a local mouth freshener associated with an addictive form of chewing tobacco. He could be fined 5,000 rupees ($78; £56) or go to jail for two
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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February 14, 2018: Two Indian Citizens and India-based Corporation Sentenced for Conspiring to Smuggle Counterfeit Cigarettes

Abhishek Shukla and Harish Shabhai Panchal, both citizens of India, along with the India-based company, Jubilee Tobacco Industries Corp., were sentenced in federal District Court in Miami, for conspiring to smuggle counterfeit cigarettes into the United
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[UK] Pierce Brosnan ordered by Indian court to explain why he appeared in an advert associated with harmful chewing tobacco or face jail

Pierce Brosnan has been ordered by Indian authorities to explain why he appeared in advertisements for a mouth freshener which has been linked to chewing tobacco. Brosnan starred in a James Bond-style spoof commercial for Pan Bahar, a brand of pan masal
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 20:31
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[Nebraska] Federal case over cigarette bootlegging law looms over Ho-Chunk raid

A dispute over a law designed to remedy interstate cigarette bootlegging was one of the flash points surrounding a federal raid on the Winnebago Indian Reservation this week. The tribe says the operation by several dozen agents of the federal Bureau of A
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 2, 2018 18:33
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Exclusive: With Roman law doctrine, India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights

The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry’s legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations.
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2018 16:00
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India moves to deny tobacco industry's right to trade

In a legal argument relying on a Roman-era law doctrine, the Indian government aims to take away the tobacco industry's right to trade in an effort to limit opposition to new regulations.
Christian Science Monitor
added Feb 1, 2018 03:19
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With Roman law doctrine, India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights

The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry's legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations. New Delhi
Reuters
added Jan 30, 2018 03:35
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[Asia, India] Passive smoking remains a major concern, and we don’t realise that

Responding to queries for the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS-2) conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), along with the World Health Organisation and the Indian government’s Ministry of Health, 23.9% of the respondents from Karnata
The News Minute (in)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:54
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[Michigan] Tribe gets into tobacco business

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tobacco Company (KBICTC) soon will be putting its permit to manufacture tobacco into effect after receiving approval Nov. 27 from the federal Tax and Trade Bureau. According to Jennifer Misegan, vice president of the Tri
Escanaba (MI) Daily Press
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[Michigan] KBIC gets fed approval to make cigarettes

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tobacco Company (KBICTC) soon will be putting its permit to manufacture tobacco into effect after receiving approval Nov. 27 from the federal Tax and Trade Bureau.
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 21:15
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