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[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.
Reuters
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44
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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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[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
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[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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[Asia, India] Experts oppose any move to prohibit e-cigarette

A group of experts today raised concerns over any move to prohibit e-cigarette, saying such a development can harm millions of people globally. They claimed there were widespread rumour in social media that delegations of a few countries with little or
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[Asia, India] Plain packaging will boost illegal cigarette trade: Tobacco body

Tobacco Institute of India (TII) said on Monday. “The government has implemented 85 per cent pictorial warnings in India. These excessively large warnings are anti-farmer and anti-Indian brands and will lead to unrelenting growth in smuggled international
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 30, 2016 19:46
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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers facing heat of beedi companies' protest

Thousands of tobacco producing farmers in Nippani area of the district have fixed into financial crises this year, following the stand taken by the all India level beedi manufacturers association protesting the circular of union health ministry instructin
Times of India
added Apr 24, 2016 23:43
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[Asia, India] State vows strict tobacco fight

The state will strictly implement the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) that mandates display of the the statutory warning on 85 per cent of the surface area of cigarette packets on both sides graphically and literally.
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Apr 22, 2016 16:35
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[Asia] For the first time, an Indian cigarette brand will cover its packets with bigger health warnings

A 75- year-old cigarette maker has broken ranks with its peers to print larger health warnings on tobacco products as ordered by the Indian government. Golden Tobacco Company, the Gujarat-based manufacturer of Panama and Golden Gold Flake cigarettes, wi
Quartz
added Apr 13, 2016 14:44
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[Asia, India, Uae: Dubai] Cigarette story: Smuggled, untaxed & readily available

Dubai continues to be the source for cigarette smuggling to India. Officials said that highest number of foreign cigarette hauls were seen in Mumbai ports, due to which consignments are of ten diverted to ICTT, Chennai, Colombo and Krishnapatnam in Andhr
Times of India
added Jan 17, 2016 16:36
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