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[Asia, India] Plan to ban tobacco FDI may singe cigarette companies

Shares of cigarette makers may drop on news that the government is working on a proposal to completely ban foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector..."Basically, government is signalling a slow death to the tobacco sector. Clearly, such steps
Times of India
added Apr 26, 2016 13:59

[Asia, India] Tobacco products being sold without 85% pictorial pack warnings in MP

Despite Rajasthan High Court’s standing orders and Health Ministry’s notification, 85 per cent pictorial warning on tobacco products is not implemented in Madhya Pradesh. It is surprising to note that as per the Health Ministry, the implementation of pict
Free Press Journal (in)
added Apr 18, 2016 23:01

[Asia] Will Tobacco Production Halt in India Affect Volumes?

These rules are posing significant problems for tobacco majors like Philip Morris., Reynolds American Inc. and Altria Group Inc. that are already bearing the brunt of anti-smoking campaigns worldwide.
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Apr 15, 2016 16:19

[Asia, India] War against tobacco begins on Monday

From Monday, Tamil Nadu will begin implementing the Central government notification mandating that all tobacco products carry a health warning covering 85 per cent of their packaging.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:35

[Asia, India] Why cigarette packaging is getting more gory

Appearances count for a lot, when it comes to tobacco control. So it's not surprising that the government and Indian cigarette manufacturers are fighting over a few square inches on a packet. For decades, cigarettes have been sold with images of nonchal
Times of India
added Apr 11, 2016 04:09

[Asia, India] Tobacco warnings: Health secretary writes to ministries

Upping the ante against tobacco manufacturers, the Union heath secretary has written to secretaries of all key ministries and departments urging their “support” and “involvement” so that new health warnings — covering 85% of the principal display of toba
Asian Age (in)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:46

[India] These cigarette butts grow into trees when thrown away

A company in India has come up with a solution though - producing biodegradable roaches that sprout into seedlings once tossed. The concept is similar to that of GreenButts, which sees discarded cigarettes turn into flowers and grasses, and equally flaw
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:30

[Asia, India] Close down tobacco board, say activists

Members of Tamil Nadu People's Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) pointed out that while the health ministry is gearing for a better tobacco control law by making amendments in the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), it failed to see the de
Times of India
added Feb 8, 2015 18:12

[Asia, India] No sale of tobacco in Delhi on last day of every month

Delhi government plans a 'dry day' for smokers. There will be no sale of tobacco or related products on the last day of every month. This is being projected as a drive against tobacco use, and a campaign to generate awareness about tobacco's harmful effe
Times of India
added Jun 2, 2014 22:20

[Asia, India] Activists want tobacco firms out of CSR ambit

Chennai: Members of the Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) staged a demonstration on Saturday near the Chepauk guesthouse to stop tobacco industries from participating in corporate social re­s­ponsibility activities.
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Dec 8, 2013 13:28
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