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[Asia, India] Tobacco industry losing Rs. 350 cr a day, farmer suicides up: Assocham

The tobacco industry is facing losses worth over Rs. 350 crore each day as cigarette-makers have been forced to shut operations due to lack of clarity on the proposed graphic health warnings on tobacco items. This had opened the floodgates to illegal imp
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Apr 12, 2016 22:07
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[Asia, India] Farmers' group urges cigarette firms to resume production

The Federation of All India Farmers Associations (FAIFA) on Monday urged cigarette companies to resume production following new rule for pictorial warnings on all tobacco products.
Webindia(in)
added Apr 12, 2016 14:36
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[Asia, India] VIDEO: Cigarette production halt to put Rs 500cr loans at risk: Farmers

With Maharashtra FDA seizing cigarettes worth over Rs 300 crore owing to the pictorial warnings violation, Murali Babu of All India Farmer Association says the government should soon come up with alternatives to mitigate their risk. Maharashtra FDA has s
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:48
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[Asia, India] Smoking causes vision loss in patients

With a surge in eye-related diseases in India, Ophthalmologist have said smoking is emerging as one of the major reasons behind vision-loss among patients. However, only 10-20 per cent people are aware of it.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:35
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[India] Why livelihood of tobacco workers is the wrong argument to make against large pictorial warnings

Rubbishing claims of the tobacco industry, anti-tobacco activists say there is no evidence to suggest that the introduction of large size pictorial warnings on tobacco packets have an adverse effect on the livelihood of tobacco workers or tobacco growers
Scroll.in (in)
added Apr 11, 2016 18:26
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[Asia, India] War against tobacco begins on Monday

From Monday, Tamil Nadu will begin implementing the Central government notification mandating that all tobacco products carry a health warning covering 85 per cent of their packaging.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:35
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[Asia, India] Doctors blame celebrity endorsement of tobacco for high incidence of mouth cancer

Celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan promote pan masala, say doctors. The rate of incidence of mouth cancer among younger men, in the age group 25-49 years, is extremely high, according to a study published in The International Jou
DNA India (in)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:10
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[Asia, India] Navi Mumbai: Caught smoking, teens decide to kill themselves

a 16-year-old, who was rescued by a fisherman, after he and his friend jumped off the Vashi bridge, revealed that the duo had decided to take the drastic step because they had been caught smoking cigarettes. Incidentally, this wasn't the first time the bo
Mid-day.com (in)
added Apr 10, 2016 17:02
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[Asia, India] Why cigarette packaging is getting more gory

Appearances count for a lot, when it comes to tobacco control. So it's not surprising that the government and Indian cigarette manufacturers are fighting over a few square inches on a packet. For decades, cigarettes have been sold with images of nonchal
Times of India
added Apr 11, 2016 04:09
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[Asia, India] 'Don't take cigarette firms' protest against pictorial warnings seriously'

Anbumani Ramadoss urged the Centre not to take into consideration the protests by cigarette firms against bigger pictorial warnings on cigarette packets. “The Government of India should stand by what it has committed. Bringing in pictorial warnings on
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:44
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