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[India, Sri Lanka] PERERA: Third world’s unceasing struggle with Transnational Tobacco Mafia

In July 1992, both Philip Morris and BAT, the US tobacco giants gets their first indication that the news had leaked to UK newspapers that Margaret Thatcher had become their consultant and appoint political trouble shooters the task of creating counter.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:48
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[Asia] Smoke in secretariat takes fire out of ban - The Times of India

in Tamil Nadu the secretariat itself is a smoking gun. ..inside the secretariat complex in clear view of the offices of ministers, bureaucrats and top government officials.
Times of India
added Nov 10, 2014 15:32
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] Despite Health Concerns, Tobacco Sales Expected to Increase in the Coming Years: TechNavio

the market is still growing, according to research firm TechNavio. “The advertisement of tobacco is banned in India, therefore the only way to reach consumers is through point of sale” A recent report on the Global Tobacco Market indicates that the mark
Business Wire
added Nov 8, 2014 14:41
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[Asia, India] Bihar bans sale of more tobacco products

Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Friday announced a ban on the sale of select tobacco products in the state to battle cancer. But there is no ban on cigarettes, bidis and khaini.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:22
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[Asia, India] After kiss protest, pro-smoking strike looms

Authorities in Kerala ...may soon have a similar event to worry about. A group of public rights activists in Kannur are planning to hold a protest against the ban on smoking in public places by publicly smoking, local media reported.
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 5, 2014 11:28
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[Asia, India] Smoking curbs likely to cast a shadow on ITC's cash cow

the company's bread and butter continues to be the tobacco business. Its September quarter performance continues to display this trend where the bulk of its profits - as much as 85 per cent - have come from the cigarettes business while its hotels and con
The Economic Times (India)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:31
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[Asia, India] Smoking led to British national's death

The British national, whose body was found on Howrah-Delhi railway track two days ago, was suffering from depression and addicted to cigarettes and probably died while trying to open the train's door for smoking, police said today.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:21
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[Asia] India considers ban on e-cigarettes, sale of single smokes

The government is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause, a senior Health Ministry official told Reuters.
Reuters
added Nov 2, 2014 10:08
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[Asia, India] RAMAKANT: Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

As implementation of domestic tobacco control laws and global tobacco treaty is advancing, tobacco industry is indeed facing the heat. Not surprising, that the industry has sued governments when they have attempted to implement life-saving tobacco contro
South Asia Mail (ca)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:04
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[Asia] Cigarette packets to look frightening in India with 85% pictorial warning

But in the next few months we will see that the packets will be completely full of pictorial warning, occupying as much as around 85 percent of the real estate on a cigarette packet. And the Indian government has made it very clear that it is going to ge
NVO-Northern Voices Online (in)
added Oct 31, 2014 19:06
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