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[Asia, India] 'Indulge' fest to treat capital's whisky, cigar lovers

Indulge, a whisky and cigar festival to be held here next month, will feature an array of the greatest whiskies paired with a selection of cigars. Dramz Whiskey Bar and Lounge will host the fest February 6-7. In its maiden edition, Indulge will feature 4
Times of India
added Jan 30, 2016 21:37

[Asia, India] FDA drive against tobacco, tobacco product sellers yields Rs 1.19L

(FDA), Nagpur division, seized tobacco and tobacco based products valued at Rs 1.19 lakh in five days from January 18-22. These products were seized from outlets located within 91 meters of school or educational institution premises which is a violation
Times of India
added Jan 30, 2016 21:01

[Asia, India] German Opens Plane's Emergency Door For 'Fun' At Mumbai Airport: Up in smoke

Ravi Dhankar, who was on his way back to Mumbai from Singapore on flight 9W 09, was arrested after he was found smoking in the flight washroom on Sunday. An airline official said Dhankar was so inebriated that he could not answer the crewmembers questio
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jan 26, 2016 14:30

[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
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