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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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[Asia, India] What! Did Navya Nanda Party With Cigarette In Her Hand?

This time, the 19 year old stunning daughter of Shweta Bachchan Navya is seen partying with school friends with a lit cigarette in her hand... She is studying in Seven Oaks School, London in which Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan also studies.
ABP News (Star News) (in)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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[Asia] For the first time, an Indian cigarette brand will cover its packets with bigger health warnings

A 75- year-old cigarette maker has broken ranks with its peers to print larger health warnings on tobacco products as ordered by the Indian government. Golden Tobacco Company, the Gujarat-based manufacturer of Panama and Golden Gold Flake cigarettes, wi
Quartz
added Apr 13, 2016 14:44
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[Asia, India] Tobacco growers send SOS to Centre

“Show us an alternative commercial crop and we will slowly stop producing tobacco,” is the plaintive refrain that an estimated one-lakh tobacco farmers in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and parts of Telangana have to say, to the Government of India. Over the
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 12, 2016 23:52
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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] Tobacco industry facing losses of over Rs 350 crore each day as cigarette makers shut operations

"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 proposed graphic health warnings on tobacco items," the industry body said in a statement.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:57
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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] 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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[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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