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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

[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

[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

[Asia] Trends in bidi and cigarette smoking in India from 1998 to 2015, by age, gender and education (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings: The age-standardised prevalence of any smoking in men at ages 15–69 years fell from about 27% in 1998 to 24% in 2010, but rose at ages 15– 29 years. During this period, cigarette smoking in men became about twofold more prevalent at ages 15– 69
British Medical Journal
added Mar 8, 2016 04:44

[Asia, India] Delhi Government Requests Shah Rukh Khan, Others Not To Endorse Pan Masala

has written to Bollywood actors Ajay Devgan, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Govinda, Arbaaz Khan and Sunny Leone, urging them not to endorse pan masala products as they contain areca nuts, a potential cancer causing agent.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 20, 2016 01:41

[Asia, India] Delhi govt removes DDC member for 'smoking cigars in office

Delhi Dialogue Commission Former Member Secretary Ashish Joshi refuted allegations after Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government removed his from the board for allegedly ‘smoking cigars and chewing tobacco in office premises’.
ANI (in)
added May 10, 2015 11:22

[India] ITC: smoking the competition ($$)

Indian cigarette maker’s share price has almost doubled in five years
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 20, 2013 16:59

[Asia, India] Internal dissent at CoP meeting

‘However, parties failed to agree measures to fight growing interference from the tobacco industry. That interference appeared to be on display in the proceedings of CoP7 itself, which were repeatedly stalled by parties that attempted to water down previ
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 15, 2016 22:28

[Asia] Officials in India are really sick and tired of their country's tobacco habit

The Indian government is also locked in a battle with the country's enormous tobacco companies over new regulations that stipulate that cigarette packets must be 80 percent covered by health warnings. Besides a line or two about the negative consequences
Washington Post
added Apr 18, 2016 23:01

[Asia, India] New Rules for Tobaccos Packs Not Practical, Say Manufacturers

The All-India Tobacco Manufacturers Association ... "The new rules are suitable for box-type packaging but not suitable for smokeless tobacco industry," the Association said in a statement, adding that back-side printing cannot be done as this side is ma
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:37
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