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[Asia, India] 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco packets in six days

Come May 31, 85% of space on cigarette packs and other tobacco products should have pictorial warnings about their adverse health effects. However, just six days before the rule comes into effect, there seems to be little movement on the ground to withdr
Times of India
added May 27, 2016 19:18

[Asia, India] 'Larger pictorial warning has little impact on smoking habit'

Amid a raging debate over larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packets, over 70 per cent smokers have said it will have little impact on their smoking habit, according to a survey by insurance firm ICICI Lombard. The government has mandated companies t
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 27, 2016 18:58

[Asia, India] ITC: Uptick in cigarette volumes aids Q4 show

Govt should not terrorise cigarette buyers, says ITC chief Deveshwar Flattish growth in cigarette volumes, estimated at 0-2 per cent, was a key surprise in ITC’s March quarter (Q4) results, given that expectations were of a three-four per cent decline. Th
Business Standard (in)
added May 20, 2016 20:00

[Asia, India] VHAI: Tobacco growers have misled people and the Government

health major Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI) on Saturday released a list of nations that have implemented major pictorial warnings, similar to India. ‘Tobacco growers have misled people and the government by saying that none of the major coun
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 20, 2016 01:34

[Asia, India] Despite rule, tobacco products still lack 85% warning pics

Though two weeks have passed since a Supreme Court directive, tobacco products being sold in the city are openly flouting the new rule that mandates 85% pictorial warnings on both sides of the packets. Investigation by TOI revealed that barring Raja Tobac
Times of India
added May 20, 2016 01:32

[UK] Women smokers linked to rise in lung cancer as figures show tobacco products cause 30% of cancerous tumors in India

lung cancer and cervical cancer are still the most common cancers in the country. The latest report compiled from cancer registries across India by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has revealed that tobacco accounts for around a third (30 pe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2016 22:33

[Asia, India] Golden Tobacco intimates of disposal by Supreme Court of civil appeal filed against itself

Golden Tobacco announced that the Hon'ble Supreme Court has disposed of civil Appeal No. 5038 of 2016 filed by Director General of Income Tax (admn.) & Anr against the Company and passed order on 12 May 2016. Essence and major implications of the order a
Business Standard (in)
added May 17, 2016 20:19

[Asia, India] SC orders tobacco industry to put bigger warning sign on packs

The direction comes a month after Indian cigarette-makers halted production over government rules that require pictorial health warnings to cover 85% of the front as well as back of a pack. Instead the top court transferred all these pending cases to the
added May 16, 2016 14:19

[Asia, India] SC asks tobacco Institute to move high court

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to allow the Tobacco Institute of India (TIA), a lobby group of the cigarette segment of the tobacco industry, to sell its existing stock of cigarette packs with 40% pictorial warnings. A bench comprising justices P.C (in)
added May 16, 2016 14:16

[Asia, India] Smoking kills! Ajmer patient dies of bidi fire

A patient undergoing treatment at a government hospital was burnt alive in a fire ignited by him on Thursday morning. After the morning round of doctors, the patient, Nathu Singh, 49, went to the store of the hospital to smoke a bidi and accidentally set
Times of India
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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