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[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India Urges Govt to Slap High Taxation For Illegal Cigarettes

has urged the government to slap high taxation on the cigarette smuggling syndicates under the GST norms aimed at curbing the illegal industry. The TII -- a representative organisation of manufacturers, farmers, exporters -- has also said that the step wi
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 1, 2017 18:03
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[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India urges government to include farmers in COP 7

TII has said that it is important that policy development during COP 7 is not left to the tobacco control activists and NGOs alone. "We are concerned that at the behest of vested interests NGOs and anti-tobacco activists in India through their relentles
Business Standard (in)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36
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Democrats to Exxon: Stop Trying to Change the Conversation

“Just like R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris before them, Exxon Mobile said one thing in public, and something else in private”...Oreskes traced the history of climate-change denial back to...the George C Marshall Institute, founded by a former tobacco-indu
The Nation
added Jul 1, 2016 16:14
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[Asia, India] Plain packaging will boost illegal cigarette trade: Tobacco body

Tobacco Institute of India (TII) said on Monday. “The government has implemented 85 per cent pictorial warnings in India. These excessively large warnings are anti-farmer and anti-Indian brands and will lead to unrelenting growth in smuggled international
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 30, 2016 19:46
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[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
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NFL demands retraction of New York Times’ concussion story

“We see no reason to retract anything....a co-owner of the Giants, Preston R. Tisch, also partly owned a leading cigarette company, Lorillard, and was a board member of both the Tobacco Institute and the Council for Tobacco Research, two entities that pl
Washington Post
added Mar 30, 2016 15:08
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NFL Statement on New York Times Story

The Times implies that there was a nefarious relationship between Joe Browne and Sam Chilcote. In fact, Joe Browne (then NFL SVP of Communications) built a personal relationship with Sam Chilcote while Mr. Chilcote was at the Distilled Spirits Council in
NFL - National Football League
added Mar 30, 2016 15:30
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[Oregon] A neat trick that makes political ads more effective

FCC’s Media Bureau unmasked the Fairness Matters for Oregonians Committee as a front. The group ran a series of TV ads against a state ballot proposition to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. The money behind the ads, it was revealed
Reuters
added Mar 21, 2016 18:52
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India MPs to seek smaller health warnings on cigarette packs: sources

A panel of Indian lawmakers will call for smaller health warnings on cigarette packs, saying the government's requirement of 85 percent of surface area is too harsh on the tobacco industry, sources who have seen the panel's draft report said. The decisi
Reuters
added Mar 11, 2016 19:05
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[Asia, India] Tobacco Institute refutes study on low taxes

Counters recently revealed study, calling it outdated; blames extremely high tax rates for providing profitable arbitrage opportunity for tax evasion in India
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:18
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