Headlines Tagged with India — 7,439 headlines found
[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
Apr 4, 2016 IBT - International Business Times
added Apr 4, 2016 17:34
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
Apr 3, 2016 merinews (in)
added Apr 4, 2016 17:34
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
Apr 4, 2016 Punjabnewsexpress.com (in)
added Apr 4, 2016 16:01
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
Apr 2, 2016 DNA India (in)
added Apr 3, 2016 18:24
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
Apr 2, 2016 Times of India
added Apr 3, 2016 18:09
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
Apr 3, 2016 The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 3, 2016 17:56
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.
Apr 3, 2016 Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 3, 2016 14:00
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.
Apr 1, 2016 PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 2, 2016 23:28
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.
Apr 2, 2016 Reuters
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.
Apr 1, 2016 China Topix
added Apr 2, 2016 00:55