Did India Bow to Tobacco Companies?

India delays warning labels on cigarette packages despite 1 million tobacco-related deaths.

Cigarette manufacturers in India somehow managed to convince the Indian government to delay using the new health warning labels on cigarette packages. The new warnings were set to launch on December 1 but will be postponed for a year claims the Los Angeles Times. This delay is despite or possibly because of the effectiveness the warnings have on smokers quitting.

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