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[Asia, Europe] Tobacco Industry Loses Landmark Court Rulings in India & EU, Upholding Graphic Tobacco Warnings (and Other Health Measures in EU)

The India and EU rulings should embolden countries to move forward with implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, as required by the international tobacco control treaty, the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 4, 2016 16:55

[Asia, India] ITC drops after reports of SC directing not to violate prevailing health warning rules on cigarette packs

ITC declined 1.03% to Rs 313.65 at 15:00 IST on BSE after reports that the Supreme Court today, 4 May 2016, told the tobacco industry to adhere to rules requiring stringent health warnings on cigarette packs.
Business Standard (in)
added May 4, 2016 14:31

[Asia, India] Supreme Court tells tobacco industry packs must carry bigger warnings

In a packed courtroom, a two-judge bench rejected the industry's plea to extend a stay it had obtained from a Karnataka court but agreed to a request to move the rest of the appeals to the Karnataka court. "You have duty towards the society," the judges
Times of India
added May 4, 2016 14:29

[Asia] India's top court says tobacco industry should follow stringent package warning rules

India's Supreme Court on Wednesday told the tobacco industry to adhere to rules requiring stringent health warnings on cigarette packs, but ordered a state high court to hear all pleas challenging the same. The tobacco industry "should not violate any ru
added May 4, 2016 14:27

[Asia, China] Shanghai Residents Weigh in Proposed Citywide Smoking Ban

The Shanghai Health Enhancement Commission revealed that the majority of the people they surveyed are open to following the smoking ban in public places, should the proposal becomes a law. The website asked 17,000 respondents in Shanghai if they will abi
China Topix
added May 2, 2016 19:27

[Asia, Uae: Dubai] Dubai bans pregnant women, toddlers from shisha cafes

Dubai Municipality has launched a public service health campaign banning pregnant women from entering shisha cafes even if they do not intend to smoke it. The ban also includes young children and toddlers. The Doctors at Medeor 24x7 Hospital, Dubai prai
TradeArabia (bh)
added May 2, 2016 15:55

[Asia, India] Tobacco growers blame lobbyists for high taxes here

International Tobacco Growers' Association (ITGA) has claimed that more than $1 billion have been pumped into anti-tobacco movement in last two years by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies and the pharmaceutical industry
The Economic Times (India)
added May 2, 2016 04:30

[Asia, India] Govt should not terrorise cigarette buyers, says ITC chief Deveshwar

Diversified Indian business conglomerate ITC's chairman, Y C Deveshwar, on Friday said the government must have a 25-year plan to curtail smoking as there were 48 million people dependent on the tobacco sector and they would have to get alternative emplo
Business Standard (in)
added May 1, 2016 20:41

[Asia, India] Malaika Arora khan: Will never endorse alcohol, cigarettes

actress Malaika Arora ensures that she always picks the right endorsement deal. She says she will never promote alcohol, cigarettes or skin lightening brands as she doesn't believe in such products. She was here to launch lingerie brand amante's exclusive
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 1, 2016 20:38

[Asia, Pakistan] CHAUDHARY: Taxing tobacco

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) recently ran an ad in all major daily papers asking people to 'Say no to smuggled/non-duty paid cigarettes'.. it did not feature any of the popularly smuggled brands.... it's the home-grown brands and companies that really e
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added May 1, 2016 19:35
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