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India moves to stub out tobacco with Roman law doctrine

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New Delhi has in recent years raised tobacco taxes, started smoking cessation drives and introduced laws requiring covering most of the package in health warnings.

New Delhi

THE Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the US$11 billion tobacco industry's legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations.

New Delhi has for the

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