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[Asia, India] Thailand on front lines of tobacco control

Thailand has won praise from a United Nations conference on tobacco control for its success in fighting off legal challenges from the tobacco industry in the last two years. Thailand requires some of the world's largest pictorial warnings and is moving
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:20
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[Asia] India cigarette maker ITC's CEO Deveshwar to step down next year

ITC's board had "strongly urged" Deveshwar to continue as CEO, but he wanted the company to have a younger leader, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday. The company did not name a successor to Deveshwar. Deveshwar, 69, joined ITC in 1968, accordi
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2016 19:30
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[India] Tobacco board opposes FCTC draft guidelines

The draft guidelines and recommendations of the World Health Organisation?s FCTC will be discussed at the fifth Conference of Parties at Seoul . . . "We will observe 'World Tobacco Growers Day' on October 29 this year as a day of protesting against the
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 21, 2012 16:51
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[Asia, India] "Not possible to print bigger warnings", says Beedi makers after cigarette production halts

Beedi manufacturers across India on Thursday joined cigarette makers in stopping production, saying it's "not possible to print" warnings covering 85% of packets as required under a new government rule.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 7, 2016 18:37
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[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
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[Asia] Japan Tobacco eyes stake in Godfrey Phillips India

Japan Tobacco (JT), the world’s third-largest listed tobacco company, is in talks to acquire a part of the promoter’s stake in Godfrey Phillips India (GPI), reports a business daily. The KK Modi Group, which owns ~47% in GPI, is also believed to be in t
India Infoline.com
added Jan 13, 2016 07:01
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[India] Rajasthan Govt Cuts Tax On Tobacco, Its Products By 20-30%

The Rajasthan government has reduced value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products (excluding bidi) by 20-30 per cent, effective 12 June. The state government was of opinion that it is expedient in public interest to reduce the VAT on tobacco and its
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 21, 2015 16:39
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[Asia, India] Tobacco firms may get 2 months to sell stock with 40 per cent warning

In what could be a major relief to tobacco manufactures, the ministry of law has suggested to the ministry of health to give a grace period of two months to tobacco manufacturers for clearing the remainder of the stocks carrying 40 per cent pictorial warn
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Apr 30, 2016 20:32
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[Asia, India] 'High taxation leading to growth of illegal cigarettes'

The Tobacco Institute of India said that as a result of discriminatory taxation, the share of legal cigarette industry in total tobacco consumption in the country has declined to 11 per cent at present, from 21 per cent in 1981-82.
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 19, 2016 18:28
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[Asia, India] Tobacco warnings: Bidi baron Shyama Charan Gupta renominated to parliamentary panel

Notwithstanding concerns over members with conflicting interests being part of parliamentary panels, bidi baron Shyama Charan Gupta has been nominated to the reconstituted panel looking into the issue of increasing size of pictorial warnings on tobacco pr
The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 8, 2015 11:11
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