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[Asia, India] TNPFTC welcomes the 85 per cent pictorial warning on tobacco products

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
merinews (in)
added Apr 4, 2016 17:34

[Asia, India] Punjab notifies changes in pictorial health warning on tobacco packs

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 (in)
added Apr 4, 2016 16:01

[Asia, India] Not ready to print larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs, says ITC

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
DNA India (in)
added Apr 3, 2016 18:24

[Asia, India] 'Extreme warning will push illegal cigarette trade'

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
Times of India
added Apr 3, 2016 18:09

[Asia, India] Tobacco growers at their wits' end

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
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 3, 2016 17:56

[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
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