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[Asia] US-based funds aiding cigarette smuggling in India, says ITC chairman

The chairman of the largest cigarette maker in India, ITC Ltd., has alleged that U.S.-based organisations are aiding the anti-tobacco lobby in India and indirectly promoting tobacco/ cigarette smuggling in the country.
IBT - International Business Times
added May 1, 2016 19:25
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[Asia, India] Spare a thought for tobacco farmers: ITC chief

The Central government’s moves to enforce larger pictorial warnings on tobacco products could affect the livelihoods of 4.8 crore people in India, said Chairman of ITC Limited Y.C Deveshwar here on Friday.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 30, 2016 21:26
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[Asia, India] Tobacco majors win interim relief over pack warnings

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has granted immediate relief to tobacco giant ITC Ltd against seizure of cigarettes manufactured prior to April 1, 2016, but didn't direct the state to return goods seized so far. The HC observed a new legal requi
Times of India
added Apr 29, 2016 12:03
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[Asia] Indian Marlboro-maker falls amid government plan to ban FDI

Shares in India's licensed producer of Marlboro-branded cigarettes fell 17 per cent on Tuesday on news of a government plan to ban all foreign direct investment and licensing of foreign brands in the tobacco sector.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 26, 2016 18:39
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[Asia] India's ITC says to resume cigarette production amid health warning row

India's $11 billion tobacco industry is up in arms against the new rules and has taken the government to court. Industry estimates show the production halt has already cost $850 million and risks the livelihood of millions of farmers. In a statement to
Reuters
added Apr 18, 2016 19:48
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[Asia, India] Protest goes up in smoke: ITC to resume cigarette manufacturing after court order

"Consequent upon a High Court order passed in favour of the company, the company will soon resume manufacturing of cigarettes at its factories," ITC said in a filing to the BSE.
Times of India
added Apr 16, 2016 11:10
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[Asia] India's ITC says it to resume cigarette production amid health warning row

ITC Ltd said it would resume production at its factories "consequent upon" a favorable court order, two weeks after it decided to shutter its plants over the government's stringent new packaging rules. India ordered that from April 1, 85 percent of a cig
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2016 11:08
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[Asia, India] ITC may defy pictorial norms diktat; to resume production

ITC Ltd may defy government’s regulation on putting bigger health risk warning on cigarette packs by resuming its production presumably in packs that do not comply with new norms. This could be a beginning of a major showdown between the government and
DNA India (in)
added Apr 16, 2016 11:05
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[Asia, India] ITC to resume cigarette manufacturing after 15 days

“Consequent upon a High Court order passed in favour of the company, the company will soon resume manufacturing of cigarettes at its factories,” ITC said in a filing to the BSE. When contacted, the company declined to share any further details about the
Financial Express (in)
added Apr 15, 2016 15:58
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[Asia] Exclusive: In health warning showdown, tobacco industry turns to India's top court

India's tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the country's highest court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against cigarette makers in the past.
Reuters
added Apr 14, 2016 15:30
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