lunes, 28 de octubre de 2013 - 28 de octubre de 2013 - India

Indian government introduces health warnings on tobacco products

TONY EASTLEY: India is the second largest tobacco producing nation in the world and 1 million Indians die each year from cancer caused by smoking and chewing tobacco. 

After a lengthy court battle, the Indian government managed to introduce mandatory health warnings on packaging. 

Now an opposition MP urging even tougher measures and has introduced a private members bill based on plain packing legislation introduced in Australia. 

Stephanie March reports from New Delhi.

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