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[Asia, India] Philip Morris eyes Godfrey Brands; in talks to take control of cigarette brands

has initiated talks with its Indian partner, KK Modi-led Godfrey Philips India (GPI), in an attempt to take control of the cigarette brands. After working together for 36 years, the current round of discussions about a company in a highly restricted secto
Times of India
added Jan 6, 2016 15:48

[Asia, India] Gold, foreign cigarettes top smuggled items list

Foreign cigarettes are found to be smuggled on a large scale in Vijayawada and Guntur. They are also smuggled in Rayalaseema districts, particularly in Tirupati, Adoni, Nandyal, Nandikotkur, Pyapili, Dhone, and Kurnool.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 31, 2015 17:11

[Asia, India] PGI team to conduct survey to identify tobacco users

A team of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) will conduct a door-to-door survey to ascertain the number of tobacco users in the city starting from January 3. The survey is a part of the plan to curb the use of tobacco pro
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:13

[Asia, India] A tumultuous year for tobacco sector in Prakasam

turbulence to a level never been witnessed since the crop holiday was declared in 2000 to correct the demand-supply mismatch. Tobacco growers in the drought-prone Prakasam district have not seen any crisis since then as the Tobacco Board fixed realistic
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 29, 2015 17:46


A member of Cricket Club of India has objected to the club allowing smoking on its premises in public areas, forcing its managing committee to flag the matter for its next meeting and consider severe restrictions on smokers. While smoking is banned in
Mumbai Mirror (in)
added Dec 29, 2015 16:23

[Asia, India] Bollywood offers to make anti-tobacco short films to go with their movies

Bollywood, which is opposed to the mandatory showcasing of the anti-smoking film before each screening of a movie in a multiplex, has now proposed to make such films themselves. In a latest proposal to the health ministry, representatives from the health
Times of India
added Dec 29, 2015 03:36

[Asia] GLANTZ: Bollywood trying to water down India's rules on smoking in movies; Ministry should keep saying no

“Bollywood offers to make anti-tobacco short films to go with their movies.” ... “officials in the health ministry are of the view that filmmakers may dilute the message in order to protect the aesthetic value or in interest of their own movie. Consequen
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 29, 2015 03:33

[Asia, India] Over 3L students to shun tobacco

Over 3 lakh students from over 2,709 schools across the district are set to take oath to shun tobacco as a new year resolution. As part of 'Tambakhu mukt jeevan sankalap din' to be observed on December 31, students, parents, teachers and villagers will pa
Times of India
added Dec 28, 2015 06:19

[Asia, India] Smoking dips 10% in 2 yrs, but women smokers up sharply

According to the latest data given by the health ministry in Parliament, cigarette consumption in 2014-15 was 93.2 billion sticks - 10 billion less than in 2012-13. Production fell from 117 billion sticks to 105.3 billion in the same period.
Times of India
added Dec 28, 2015 06:17

[Asia, India] Nadda launches IT-enabled tool to help quit tobacco

The Centre on Friday launched four IT-based health care initiatives including an audio-based mobile service which will deliver weekly messages to families about pregnancy and child birth, an IT-enabled tool to help quit tobacco, and a dedicated helpline f
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:53
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