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[Asia, India] MPs bat for tobacco lobby on pictorial warnings

Ahead of the April 1 deadline for increasing pictorial warnings on cigarette and beedi packets from present 40 to 85%, the panel suggested that it should be 50% instead, as "the proposed graphic warnings have potential to severely affect Indian farmers a
Times of India
added Mar 12, 2016 16:17
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[Asia, India] Pictorial warning: HC tells tobacco firms to go to top court

The High Court on Friday directed the tobacco company owners to approach the Supreme Court to get clarification whether any orders can be passed by the High Court with regard to pictorial warning on tobacco products. A division bench comprising Justic
Deccan Herald (in)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:24
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[Asia, India] Implementation of pictorial health warnings on tobacco products - both the front and back – appreciated

Dr. Mira B. Aghi, a Behavioural Scientist, Communication Expert and a veteran tobacco control advocate expresses her heartfelt appreciation to Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Shri JP Nadda, India, for approving implementation of pictorial he
Asian Tribune
added Mar 11, 2016 22:50
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[Asia] Decline in tobacco users in India: Healthy sign but smoke signals still worrying

“It is significant that there is a downward trend but really there has been no dramatic decrease. What about smokeless tobacco users, bidi smokers, khaini chewers and others who are using it continuously?’’ he asked. "Alarming" smoking habits found in p
Indian Express (in)
added Mar 10, 2016 15:42
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[Asia, India] MURUKUTLA: To reduce NCDS, we must reduce tobacco use

All medical professionals are encouraged to support calls for government to run more national anti-tobacco campaigns alongside the adoption of large graphic warnings on tobacco packs, so every Indian has a fairer chance of a better-informed, heathier, tob
Times of India
added Mar 10, 2016 15:29
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[Asia, India] ‘Passive smoking poses grave threat’

On the occasion of No Smoking Day, students and faculty members of NRI Medical College, Chinakakani, took out a rally on Wednesday. D. Pragathi, associate professor, Department of Chest Studies, NRI Medical College, and consultant physician, Guntur City
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 10, 2016 03:04
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[Asia, India] SC notice on PIL for larger pictorial warning on tobacco products

A bench of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit issued notice as it was told that the delay in non-implementation of plain packaging of tobacco products was contrary to its directions, the country's international commitments, and global
Times of India
added Mar 9, 2016 18:38
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[Asia, India] SC: Any proof that smoking causes cancer?

petition seeking to make cigarette packets colourless to render them visually unattractive, a bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and U U Lalit asked counsel Aishwarya Bhati whether it was possible to say with certainty that cigarette smoking caused cancer.
Times of India
added Mar 9, 2016 18:26
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[Asia, India] ITC: smoking again

Then came last week's budget announcement, which included a lower-than-expected increase in cigarette taxes. This after a few years of accelerating levies that, being passed on to consumers, have inevitably hurt demand. Just like that, the stock rose 10 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:42
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[Asia, India] Supreme Court seeks Centre's view on plain cigarette packaging, as PIL claims pictures attract smokers

sought the Centre's view on a public interest litigation (PIL) to bring in plain packaging...contended that cigarette, bidi and gutka companies violated the rules pertaining to pictorial warnings...and said that “it defeated the whole purpose”.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:28
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