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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

[Asia, India] Tobacco warning: No ambiguity in policy, says govt

Slamming the decision of tobacco manufacturers to halt production, the Centre today hardened its stand on the implementation of larger pictorial warnings on such products, saying it will take all the necessary steps to curb tobacco use in the country.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 2, 2016 23:28

[Asia] India's ITC says to keep cigarette factories shut over health warning rules

India's top cigarette maker ITC Ltd, part-owned by British American Tobacco, said it was not ready to print bigger health warnings on its packs as mandated by the government and will keep its factories shut until clarity emerges on the new rules.
added Apr 2, 2016 17:46

[Asia, China] India's $10 Billion Cigarette Market in Trouble After Mandatory 85 Percent Pictorial Warning

The top three cigarette consuming countries - the US, China and Japan who account for 51 percent of global cigarette consumption - have only text-based warnings (about 30 percent in size) and have not adopted pictorial warnings.
China Topix
added Apr 2, 2016 00:55

[Asia, India] 'Rehabilitate tobacco growers'

The Federation of Karnataka Virginia Tobacco growers urged the government to initiate steps to rehabilitate tobacco growers and then bring down its cultivation.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:51

[Asia, India] 85 pc pictorial warning on tobacco products in force from Friday

Tobacco products will carry larger pictorial warnings covering 85% of the packaging space as a central notification came into effect from Friday, notwithstanding a parliamentary panel’s recommendation for a drastic reduction in the size of the visual mes
Hindustan Times (in)
added Apr 1, 2016 20:22

[Asia] Indian cigarette makers halt production over health warning rules

Indian cigarette makers including ITC Ltd, part-owned by British American Tobacco, suspended production on Friday over what they said was ambiguity in the government's new health warning rules for packs, a leading industry body said. Rules that mandated
added Apr 1, 2016 16:24

[Asia] Tobacco use in India: How laws and awareness campaigns are empowering the public

This article will highlight the risk factors for oral cancer in the Indian population, as well as what is being done to educate the public and prevent or intervene early in oral cancer. In India, as reported by Pankaj Chaturvedi at the Global Oral Cancer
DentistryIQ (PennWell Dental Group)
added Mar 31, 2016 23:01

[Asia] Size matters? Pictorial warnings on tobacco packs put India in a fix

“The recommendations of the parliamentary committee are not binding but we cannot turn a blind eye to the demands of farmers and the millions dependent on the tobacco industry,” said a health ministry official, who did not want to be named. “Reducing the
Hindustan Times (in)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:13

[Asia] WHO: India losing over Rs. 1 lakh cr due to tobacco related illness

(WHO) representative to India Henk Bekedam, in a statement, said that the economy has been losing around Rs. 1,04, 500 crores every year because of the tobacco-related diseases, which claim around 10 lakh lives annually.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 27, 2016 01:06
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