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[Asia, India] 'Suspension of cigar output will have no financial impact'

The Hyderabad-based VST Industries, which has suspended cigarette production in the wake of a government diktat on larger pictorial warnings, does not see any impact on its financial performance from the suspension. The company, which manufactures ciga
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:00
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Asia's No. 2 Cigarette Maker Drops After Closing India Factories

ITC Ltd., Asia’s second-largest cigarette maker by market value, declined from a four-month high after shutting Indian factories in protest against a new government rule mandating bigger health warnings on its packs. Shares in the company part-owned by B
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2016 18:20
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[Asia, India] ‘76% people start consuming tobacco out of curiosity’

People are aware of adverse effect of consuming tobacco but they continue to consume them, a recent study revealed. A study conducted by the doctors of Indore Cancer Foundation stated that due to habit of consuming tobacco, people risk their lives and con
Free Press Journal (in)
added Apr 4, 2016 18:02
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[Asia, India] Govt-tobacco industry standoff: ITC says it will not print large health warnings on cigarette packs

The standoff between the government and the tobacco products' companies refuses to die down with India's largest cigarette manufacturing company ITC Limited saying it would not print larger health warnings on its cigarette packs. ITC ltd. informed the B
IBT - International Business Times
added Apr 4, 2016 17:34
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[Asia, India] TNPFTC welcomes the 85 per cent pictorial warning on tobacco products

Tamil Nadu People's Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) condemns the so called ambiguity statements put forth by the tobacco industry which is a strategy adopted by the tobacco industry to take the focus away. In Focus
merinews (in)
added Apr 4, 2016 17:34
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[Asia, India] Punjab notifies changes in pictorial health warning on tobacco packs

The Punjab Government has issued fresh guidelines in keeping with the notification issued by Government of India regarding the pictorial health warning on tobacco packs. All the concerned officials from the Department of factories at the districts levels
Punjabnewsexpress.com (in)
added Apr 4, 2016 16:01
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[Asia, India] Not ready to print larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs, says ITC

said it is not ready to print larger pictorial warnings on its cigarette packs, as required under a new government norm, and its factories will be shut till clarity emerges on the matter. Since yesterday, under a new government notification, tobacco prod
DNA India (in)
added Apr 3, 2016 18:24
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[Asia, India] 'Extreme warning will push illegal cigarette trade'

Tobacco Institute of India (TII) argued that the extreme "85% warning" would promote illegal cigarette trade and adversely affect the livelihood of 45.7 million people dependent on tobacco which included farmers, labour, workers, trade and others. TII mem
Times of India
added Apr 3, 2016 18:09
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[Asia, India] Tobacco growers at their wits' end

Tobacco growers in drought-prone Prakasam district are a worried lot as cigarette manufacturers have stopped production in protest against the larger pictorial warning of 85 per cent of cigarette packaging surface. The development is likely to lead to a
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 3, 2016 17:56
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[Asia] India's ITC smoulders over cigarette packet requirement

India's largest cigarette manufacturer has shut down its factories in the face of a government order to massively increase the size of health warnings on cigarette packets.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 3, 2016 14:00
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