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[Asia, India] E-commerce portals get notice for selling e-cigarettes in Pb

Punjab government has issued notices to various e-commerce portals for allegedly violating the Drugs and Cosmetics Act by selling e-cigarettes. On the directions of Health Minister Surjit Kumar Jiyani, State Tobacco Control Cell has issued notices to e
Business Standard (in)
added Jan 28, 2016 19:51

[Australia, India, Uae: Dubai] Multimillion-dollar fake cigarette trafficker did it for love

A man who admitted he trafficked knock-off cigarettes with a retail value of about $US5.5 million ($7.8 million) to the US via India and Dubai...he had been unduly influenced by his love for and subservience to his father, who sent him to the US to unwitt
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05

[India] Modi's Anti-Tobacco Campaign Hits ITC Earnings, Cigarette Sales

ITC Ltd., Asia’s second-largest publicly traded tobacco company, reported earnings that fell short of analyst estimates as the Indian government’s campaign against smoking dented cigarette sales.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 28, 2016 20:07

[Asia, India] Amended Juvenile Justice Act makes tobacco sale to minors punishable

The amended Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015, passed by Parliament, has given anti-tobacco campaigners a reason to cheer with the new Act laying down stringent punishment for those selling tobacco products or cigarettes to mino
Indian Express (in)
added Jan 23, 2016 15:14

[Asia, India] IMA Disapproves Use of e-Cigarettes as Way to Quit Smoking

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has discouraged the use of electronic cigarettes to cut down on smoking as these disguised forms of tobacco can have "serious" long-term effects..."Like hookahs, they are disguised forms of tobacco addiction and can ha
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 22, 2016 22:21

[Asia, India] Mohammed Nisham: The Rise and Fall of a Tobacco Tycoon

The story of tobacco tycoon Mohammed Nisham from the lap of luxuries to the darkness of prison is nothing short of a thriller. His phenomenal journey from the small village of Muttichoor on the outskirts of Thrissur to the maze of money-spinning tobacco d
New Indian Express (in)
added Jan 22, 2016 03:35
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[Asia] Indian court sentences tobacco baron to life in jail for killing security guard

The judge had Wednesday convicted 39-year-old multi-millionaire Mohammad Nisham for running over Chandrabose, who worked at his posh residential society, with his Hummer in "a fit of rage" in 2015. Though Nisham had pleaded for a lenient sentence, sayin
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:06

[Asia, India] After Delhi govt appeal, Sunny Leone shies off endorsing tobacco products, says hubby Daniel Weber

Actress Sunny Leone has promised she won't be advertising any product related to tobacco in the future, following the Delhi government's appeal to a couple of actors urging them not to endorse pan masala and tobacco products.
Financial Express (in)
added Jan 22, 2016 23:51

[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] Tobacco vendors protest

Cigarette and bidi sellers in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday protested the government’s decision to make registration compulsory for vendors of tobacco products.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:39
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