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[Asia, India] ITC to resume cigarette manufacturing after 15 days

“Consequent upon a High Court order passed in favour of the company, the company will soon resume manufacturing of cigarettes at its factories,” ITC said in a filing to the BSE. When contacted, the company declined to share any further details about the
Financial Express (in)
added Apr 15, 2016 15:58
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[Asia, India] E-cigarette seller gets 3-year jail in Mohali

In the first conviction of its kind in the country, a shopkeeper in Mohali has been sentenced to three years in jail for selling e-cigarettes under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. Additional Sessions Judge Saru Mehta Kaushik also slapped a fine of Rs
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Apr 15, 2016 15:57
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[Asia, India] Delhi government bans sale of all forms of chewable tobacco for one year

According to the notification, unpackaged products of chewable tobacco, too, are covered under the ambit of the ban. "The manufacture, storage, distribution, or sale of tobacco which is either flavoured, scented or mixed... and whether going by the nam
DNA India (in)
added Apr 15, 2016 11:26
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[Asia, India] Delhi govt bans manufacture, sale of all forms of chewing tobacco for one year

Delhi government has banned for one year the manufacture, sale, purchase and storage of all forms of chewing tobacco, including pan masala, gutka, flavoured /scented tobacco and kharra. The ban came into effect on April 13, 2016.
International Business Times
added Apr 15, 2016 10:28
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[Asia, India] ITC makes more management changes; Personal care head Sandeep Kaul to look after cigarettes business

The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 15, 2016 10:15
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[Asia, India] Now, FDA heat on imported cigarettes

After seizure of Rs 300 crore worth cigarettes across Maharashtra, the state Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now shifted focus on imported tobacco products that are being sold without the mandatory 85 per cent health warning on both sides of the pa
Times of India
added Apr 14, 2016 21:46
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[Asia] Indian Tobacco Firms Halt Cigarette Output as They Fight New Warning Labels

One company says it is seeking clarity, while antismoking activists say the firms are exerting economic pressure on regulators
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 14, 2016 17:02
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[Asia] Will Indian Tobacco Firms Win Fight With Government Over Health Warnings?

Antismoking activists said the move was an attempt to put pressure on regulators by raising the economic stakes. The companies employ thousands of workers and buy tobacco from millions of farmers. Cigarette sales also are an important source of tax reven
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Apr 14, 2016 17:01
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[Asia] Exclusive: In health warning showdown, tobacco industry turns to India's top court

India's tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the country's highest court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against cigarette makers in the past.
Reuters
added Apr 14, 2016 15:30
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[Asia, India] Golden Tobacco first to implement 85% pictorial health warnings

Health activists have welcomed the move by Golden Tobacco Company, among the oldest companies in the business of manufacturing tobacco items in India, to implement 85 per cent pictorial health warnings on both sides of their products. Brands Panama and
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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