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[Asia] India's ITC shuts cigarette plants from May 4

shut its plants from May 4 to comply with a new stipulated pictorial warnings rule issued by the federal government, the company said in a statement. India's top court told tobacco companies on Wednesday they must adhere to a new federal rule requiring m
Reuters
added May 5, 2016 18:50
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[Asia, India] Tobacco majors win interim relief over pack warnings

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has granted immediate relief to tobacco giant ITC Ltd against seizure of cigarettes manufactured prior to April 1, 2016, but didn't direct the state to return goods seized so far. The HC observed a new legal requi
Times of India
added Apr 29, 2016 12:03
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[Asia] Scary cigarette labels won't stop Indians smoking

But they say the government has to do much more -- including raising tobacco taxes, and cracking down on bidis, the thin, hand-rolled cigarettes most Indians smoke. Known as "the poor man's cigarette," bidis are bundled together with string and sold for
CNN/Money
added Apr 21, 2016 10:48
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[Asia] Size matters? Pictorial warnings on tobacco packs put India in a fix

“The recommendations of the parliamentary committee are not binding but we cannot turn a blind eye to the demands of farmers and the millions dependent on the tobacco industry,” said a health ministry official, who did not want to be named. “Reducing the
Hindustan Times (in)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:13
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[India] ARCHIVE: Letter Voodoo cigarillos: bidis in disguise?

The distinction between a cigarillo and a cigarette has important legal and financial implications. Since the wrapper of a cigarillo contains tobacco, cigarillos are taxed at the same rate as small cigars. In 2002, the US federal tax rate for small cigar
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2015 15:02
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[Asia, India] 40% VAT HIKED ON ALL TOBACCO TYPES

There is bad news for smokers as cigarettes will cost more in UP as the state government has increased VAT on all kinds of tobacco, including cigar and ‘khaini’, up to 40 per cent besides imposing a ban on sale of loose cigarettes.
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:27
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[Canada, India] Second Hand Smoke: Creepy Dual-Smoker Ads (PHOTOS)

A recent ad campaign commissioned by cancer care network Health Care Global Enterprises, is sending a creepy, yet powerful message to those who smoke around children: If you smoke they smoke.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 21, 2013 00:10
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[India] 'WHO contemplating ban on tobacco worldwide'

"The World Health Organisation (WHO) is contemplating on banning tobacco and its products all over the world in a few years' time," said Union Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare Sudip Bandhopadhyay and adviced the farmers cultivating tobacco t
Star of Mysore (in)
added Jul 6, 2012 04:58
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[Asia, India] Ban on FDI in tobacco sector hailed

Federation of All India Farmers’ Associations (FAIFA) have welcomed the Centre’s decision to ban Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector. All major multi-national cigarette companies are willing to invest significantly to improve the presen
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 11, 2016 14:43
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[Asia] Indian Marlboro-maker falls amid government plan to ban FDI

Shares in India's licensed producer of Marlboro-branded cigarettes fell 17 per cent on Tuesday on news of a government plan to ban all foreign direct investment and licensing of foreign brands in the tobacco sector.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 26, 2016 18:39
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