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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

[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

[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

[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

[India] Anti-tobacco Act to be imposed in 7 districts

Times of India
added May 8, 2012 15:31

Unfiltered tobacco products avoid regulation in India

added May 6, 2012 19:02

[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.
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44

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
added Jan 16, 2017 15:33

[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] PH backs e-cigarettes restrictions

THE Philippines is supporting World Health Organization (WHO)-backed proposals to regulate Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes—the use of which is popularly known as “vaping”—presented during the seventh biennial Conference of Pa
Manila Times (ph)
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10

[Asia, India] FCTC COP7: Parties outline a path toward saving more lives

Parties to the global tobacco control treaty now possess the outline of a path toward faster implementation at country level of the lifesaving measures in the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control*, despite mixed results from six days of negotiations.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 15, 2016 00:27
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