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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

[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

[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

[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

[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.
added Apr 14, 2016 15:30

[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

[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

[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
added Apr 13, 2016 14:44

[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

[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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