Indian cigarette factories close production due to health warning rules

Indian cigarette factories close production due to health warning rules

Kolkata: A maker of Indian cigarettes includes ITC Ltd which is partly owned by British American Tobacco suspended Friday production (1st April 2016) over ambiguity’s in newer rules of warnings of health of government for packs. This was told by leading industrial bodies. Rules mandated 85 percent of packing surfaces of cigarettes being covered in warnings of health. Nearly 20 percent kicked from 1st April 2016 after becoming delayed for years. Makers of cigarettes failed in compliance with packing with small warnings being sold still in New Delhi capital. (TII)…

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