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[Asia, India] E-cigarette ban wipes out less harmful alternative for smokers: Experts

Banning e-cigarettes may deprive Indian smokers of a substantially less harmful alternative, which can be against public health and can result in adverse consequences, experts have warned. Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Pun
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 3, 2017 20:31
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[Washington] 9th Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal Of Counterclaims In Tobacco Taxes Suit ($$)

upheld a district court decision to dismiss counterclaims against an Indian tribe in a tobacco tax lawsuit after finding that the counterclaims are barred by sovereign immunity (Quinault Indian Nation v. Mary Linda Pearson, No. 15-35263, 9th Cir., 2017 U.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:28
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[Washington] 9th Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal Of Counterclaims In Tobacco Taxes Suit ($$)

upheld a district court decision to dismiss counterclaims against an Indian tribe in a tobacco tax lawsuit after finding that the counterclaims are barred by sovereign immunity (Quinault Indian Nation v. Mary Linda Pearson, No. 15-35263, 9th Cir., 2017 U.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:11
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[Asia] Exclusive: Bloomberg charity scrutinized by India for anti-tobacco funding, lobbying - documents

The intelligence wing of India’s home ministry last year drafted a note on Bloomberg Philanthropies, raising concerns that the foundation was running a campaign to “target” Indian tobacco businesses and “aggressively” lobby against the sector.
Reuters
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44
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[Asia-pacific] Indian-origin man jailed for six months in Singapore

An Indian-origin man has been sentenced to six months and four weeks in prison by a Singapore court for assaulting and threatening law enforcement officials who summoned him for smoking in a prohibited area.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:20
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[New York] Judge Allows Couple’s Refund Claim To Proceed Based On Treaty Language

A New York couple can continue their pursuit of a refund for federal income tax and penalties paid for the sale of gravel from their Indian reservation property based on a liberal construction of two treaties, a New York federal judge held Aug. 4 in denyi
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 8, 2017 20:33
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[Asia] The Ambiguity surrounding Tobacco advertising in India

the industry has now shifted focus to advertising at point of sale outlets i.e., a place in the wholesale or retail environment where tobacco products are sold, like retail shops and tobacco kiosks. As reported on July 19, 2017, by a leading Indian news d
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:47
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[Asia, India] The Tobacco War /The tobacco industry has taken off its gloves and is going after anti-tobacco lobbyists

A presentation on the Indian market by Philip Morris ...singles out some anti-tobacco groups for special attention...with a red circle...Dr Reddy’s photo finds its place among those of seven other...Dr Judith Mackay, ...Prof Rob Moodie...Simon Chapman
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:19
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[Asia, USA] Indian tobacco industry to be hit as USFDA proposes to slash nicotine content in cigarettes

The Indian tobacco giants like ITC Ltd., VST Industries Ltd. and Godfrey Phillips India Ltd. also saw a fall in the share prices. Quoting Sanjay Manyal, equity research analyst at ICICI Securities Ltd., the reports said that if implemented the new regul
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:07
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[Asia, India] How the tobacco industry tries to undermine tobacco control polices

Philip Morris...has been violating a number of Indian laws...strategy involves plastering the inside walls of roadside tobacco kiosks with colourful adverts, giving away free cigarettes at clubs and bars in exchange for contact details and preferences and
MIMS (hk)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:26
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