India’s ITC resumes cigarette production with larger health warnings

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India’s biggest cigarette maker, ITC Ltd, it had resumed production in phases, complying with new rules on pictorial warnings from the federal government.

The company had shut its plants from May 4 as it worked to get much larger health warnings on cigarette packs, even as a court hears objections to the new rules.

“ITC cigarette factories have resumed production in a phased manner, with the specified 85 percent graphical warning pending hearing by the Karnataka High Court,‎” a company spokesman told Reuters in an email.

Source: Reuters

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