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[Asia, India] Delhi govt tells Marlboro makers to take down cigarette ads or face lawsuit

The state government in Delhi told Philip Morris International Inc and other tobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if they do not comply. The order, sent by Delhi state's
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 15:21
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[Asia, India] 750 held for selling banned tobacco products

CHENNAI, JULY 23...Conducting intensive raids across the city in the last four days to prevent illegal sale of banned tobacco products, the city police have booked over 722 cases and arrested 750 persons for the sale and supply of the products.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 15:15
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[Asia] India's Delhi government tells Philip Morris to remove all ads

and other tobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if they do not comply. The order, sent by Delhi state's chief tobacco control officer S. K. Arora, comes days after Reuters
Reuters
added Jul 23, 2017 15:17
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[Asia] India to quiz Philip Morris on marketing of Marlboro

advertises Marlboro cigarettes...at tobacco shops in India and distributes free smokes at nightclubs and bars frequented by young people to promote the brand, Reuters reported earlier this week. The strategy is laid out in hundreds of pages of internal d
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2017 16:41
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[Asia, India] How a Delhi tobacco officer is taking on Marlboro

NEW DELHI: S. K. Arora spent more than three years trudging through the Indian summer heat and monsoon rains to inspect tobacco kiosks across this sprawling megacity, tearing down cigarette advertisements and handing out fines to store owners for putting
Times of India
added Jul 20, 2017 19:26
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[Asia, India] GST impact on cigarettes: ITC stock falls most in 25 years, market cap plunges by Rs 50,000 cr

The stock closed 12.63% down to Rs 284.60 on BSE and ITC lost nearly Rs 50,000 crore in market capitalisation. The share prices of other cigarette manufacturers such as Godfrey Phillips India, which counts Philip Morris International as an investor, fell
Financial Express (in)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:58
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[Asia, India] Rs 50,000 crore goes up in smoke

The stock of ITC, India's biggest cigarette maker, plunged the most in the past quarter of a century after the government corrected an anomaly in the GST and increased the surcharge on tobacco. The 13 per cent decline on Tuesday eroded the gains of the p
The Economic Times (India)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:02
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[Asia, India] Cess on cigarettes wipes out Rs 48K cr from BSE in 1 day

The Goods and Services Tax Council’s decision to increase the cess on cigarettes triggered a sharp selloff in shares of tobacco companies with the ITC scrip falling by nearly 13 per cent on Tuesday and investors losing nearly Rs 48,000 crore in a single
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:00
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[Asia, India] 'It's a grim reality': Doctors blame a rise in heart attacks among Delhi's young people on smoking

Increasing numbers of people are suffering from heart attacks in their early 20s because of smoking, doctors have said. Chain smoker Rohan (name changed), 26, is among those to have been affected and was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) wit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:22
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[India] Tobacco Tax U-Turn Burns $7 Billion Hole in ITC's Market Cap

ITC Ltd., Asia’s second-largest cigarette maker by value, plunged the most in 25 years after India surprised investors by raising levies on tobacco products. The stock slumped 12 percent to 285.1 rupees at 3:12 p.m. in Mumbai, erasing $7.5 billion from
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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