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[Asia, India] RANJAN/ANAND: Sharpening the fight against tobacco

However, this proposal has not gone down well with the American tobacco giant, Philip Morris International (PMI), which has invested in the Indian tobacco market through a licensing agreement with Godfrey Phillips India. Additionally, the Swiss affiliate
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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[Asia] Indian study calls for “review” of graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging as illicit trade soars

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has called for a review of current policy regarding cigarette packaging graphic health warnings (GHWs) after research suggested that it may be a contributory factor in the country’s growi
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 16:48
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[Asia, India] Most cancer cases in Mumbai tobacco-related

Four out of 10 cases of cancer among men in Mumbai are related to tobacco use. Among women, one in six are caused by tobacco. Data released by the Mumbai Cancer Registry (MCR), maintained by the Indian Cancer Society, reported an increase in cancer case
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:12
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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers felicitated for adopting modern, scientific practices

Tobacco Institute of India (TII), on Friday hosted the 17th annual Tobacco Farmers Award ceremony to recognize tobacco farmers for adopting contemporary farming practices that help improve yields, produce better varieties and make Indian tobaccos competit
India Blooms (in)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:38
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Exclusive: Philip Morris jolted by Indian proposal to ban foreign tobacco investment

Philip Morris International is fighting to keep a toehold in India's $11 billion tobacco market, as the government considers further tightening foreign investment rules in the sector, according to documents seen by Reuters. In previously unreported lett
Reuters
added Jan 16, 2017 15:33
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Indian eLiquids and eJuice Market 2016-2022 - Market is Estimated to Witness a CAGR of 54.1% - Research and Markets

The increasing young population, changing consumer lifestyle, changing demands, and spending activities have led the demand for eLiquid and eJuice in India. In addition, the development of innovative products with extra features helps to improve the cust
Business Wire
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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[Washington] Tribe’s Cig-Tax Suit Barred By Federal Law, 9th Circ. Says ($$)

ruled Tuesday that the Yakama Indian Nation can't sue to bar the imposition of a federal excise tax on a member-owned company's tobacco products, saying the tribe's claims fall under a federal law that "bars any suit that would restrain the assessment and
Law360
added Dec 14, 2016 20:49
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[Michigan] Mich. Officials Blast Claims In Tribe's Tobacco Tax Suit ($$)

Michigan state officials told a federal judge on Wednesday that issues brought in a suit from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community alleging they unlawfully levied taxes on the community and seized its property have already been litigated in a separate case,
Law360
added Dec 2, 2016 04:32
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[Indiana] Public housing goes smoke free

Nine housing authorities in Indiana are already smoke-free, including: Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Kokomo and Evansville. In the last 12 months, the Lung Association has assisted more than 20 properties in going smoke-free with the Smokefree Housing Indian
Kendallville (IN) News-Sun, Evening Star & Herald-Republican
added Dec 1, 2016 04:45
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Extensive Validated Research Required before Adopting Low Nicotine Tobacco

A panel discussion on 'Emerging Issues for Indian Tobacco Growers' called for extensive research on the consequences of adoption of very low nicotine level tobacco on farmers, consumers, and the environment, including the economic cost to the nation bef
Confederation of Indian Industry (in)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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