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[Asia] Exclusive: In health warning showdown, tobacco industry turns to India's top court

India's tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the country's highest court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against cigarette makers in the past.
Reuters
added Apr 14, 2016 15:30
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[Asia, China] India's $10 Billion Cigarette Market in Trouble After Mandatory 85 Percent Pictorial Warning

The top three cigarette consuming countries - the US, China and Japan who account for 51 percent of global cigarette consumption - have only text-based warnings (about 30 percent in size) and have not adopted pictorial warnings.
China Topix
added Apr 2, 2016 00:55
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[Asia, India] ITC drops over 3% on fears over likely hike in excise duties on cigarettes

The Economic Times (India)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:42
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[Asia, India] Smoking dips 10% in 2 yrs, but women smokers up sharply

According to the latest data given by the health ministry in Parliament, cigarette consumption in 2014-15 was 93.2 billion sticks - 10 billion less than in 2012-13. Production fell from 117 billion sticks to 105.3 billion in the same period.
Times of India
added Dec 28, 2015 06:17
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[Asia, India] Post tax hike on cigarettes, tougher anti-tobacco law in the offing

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government has virtually declared war on tobacco. After raising taxes on cigarettes and calling for a countrywide ban on sale of tobacco products, the Centre is now planning to introduce tougher provisions under law to curb tobac
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:35
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[Asia] AUDIO: India introduces health warnings on tobacco products

Now an opposition MP has introduced a private members bill - based on plain packing legislation passed in Australia - calling for a total ban on logos and designs on tobacco packaging.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:22
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[Asia, India] Tobacco brought their world crashing

Today, my stationery business is completely ruined and family is badly suffering." All due to his addiction to tobacco. He is suffering from oral cancer as he consumed gutkha. "My wife used to warn me but I didn't pay heed to her. I thought if others are
Times of India
added Sep 29, 2013 21:20
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[India] How the economics & politics of tobacco is killing lakhs every year

The Supreme Court has hinted at 'connivance' between govt and the tobacco lobby. ITC has made donations to political parties, including the Congress and the BJP. Salman Khurshid, then Union law minister, said at last year's Godfrey Phillips National Bra
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 18, 2013 16:42
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[India] Supreme Court Restricts Tobacco Advertising

The Supreme Court of India has overturned a lower court’s suspension of a law regulating the promotion of tobacco products and criticized the central government for doing nothing to get the interim order revoked since it was issued in 2005.
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 23, 2013 10:59
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[India] ITC testing low-cost, smaller cigarettes

In a bid to wrest market share from cheaper grey market rivals, ITC Ltd has re-entered the 64-mm small-filter cigarette segment. It is currently testing two products in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, launching them under the Gold Flake and Capstan brands
DNA India (in)
added Jun 20, 2012 07:07
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