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Muted cigarette sales: ITC Q1 net profit up 3.6% at Rs 2,265 cr

Jul 30, 2015

Muted cigarette sales: ITC Q1 net profit up 3.6% at Rs 2,265 cr

Co's FMCG business, comprising branded packaged food and apparel verticals among others, posted a net loss of Rs 7.97 crore #FMCG #BSE #ITC #Cigarette
E-Cigarettes safer than normal cigarettes? Not really, say experts

Jun 15, 2015

E-Cigarettes safer than normal cigarettes? Not really, say experts

A simple search on the internet for electronic, or e-cigarettes, throws up a wide variety of choices of online shopping sites to buy them from. Often marketed as the 'safer' choice to normal cigarettes, which experts junk as a gimmick, e-cigarettes bypass regulations and may actually lead one to take up active smoking. #Life #NewsTracker #Tobacco #Smoking #Cigarettes #Nicotine #E-cigarettes #Health Hazard #Cigarette Smoking
No more loose cigarette sales in Maharashtra: ITC, Godfrey Phillips shares slip in trade

Jun 02, 2015

No more loose cigarette sales in Maharashtra: ITC, Godfrey Phillips shares slip in trade

Unlike cigarette packets, which carry a written and a pictorial warning, loose cigarettes carry no such deterrent. #Maharashtra #ITC #ban #Cigarettes
ITC Q4 net profit up 3.65% at Rs 2,361.18 cr, growth in cigarette business lukewarm

May 22, 2015

ITC Q4 net profit up 3.65% at Rs 2,361.18 cr, growth in cigarette business lukewarm

ITC's revenue from hotels business grew by 8.08 percent to Rs 346.42 crore, from Rs 320.51 crore in the corresponding quarter in 2013-14. #FMCG #BSE #EarningsShow #ITC #Cigarette #Packaging business
Warnings on cigarette packets have little effect, says Arvind Kejriwal

Apr 07, 2015

Warnings on cigarette packets have little effect, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday justified his government's decision to ban sale of chewable tobacco items in the national capital saying it was beneficial in long run even, but said warnings on the cigarette packets had little effect on those who consume it. #New Delhi #TheySaidIt #Arvind Kejriwal #Tobacco #gutkha #cigarette packets #warnings
Tobacco row: Centre planning to increase pictorial warning on cigarettes, other products

Apr 07, 2015

Tobacco row: Centre planning to increase pictorial warning on cigarettes, other products

Government said it is working out details for increasing the size of pictorial warning on tobacco products from the present 40-85% after the date for its implantation was "extended", an issue which sparked a major row. #NewsTracker #tobacco products #Tobacco #JP Nadda #Cigarettes #Modi government #gutkha
Harsh Vardhan says tobacco produces nothing less than death

Apr 05, 2015

Harsh Vardhan says tobacco produces nothing less than death

Harsh Vardhan's comments came amid reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had directed removal of the members with "conflicting interests" from the Committee of Subordinate Legislations examining the the provisions of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act 2003. #Politics #BJP #Narendra Modi #Health #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Cancer #Tobacco #Cigarette #Smoking #Harsh Vardhan #Dilip Gandhi #Shyam Charan Gupta #Ram Prasad Sarmah
Ex health minister Ramadoss urges PM Mod to raise pictorial warnings on tobacco products

Apr 03, 2015

Ex health minister Ramadoss urges PM Mod to raise pictorial warnings on tobacco products

As India debates whether or not to increase the size of pictorial warnings on packages of tobacco products, former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss said that the government should bat for increasing the size of the warnings. #Congress #BJP #Tobacco #Cigarettes #Modi government #Anbumani Ramadoss
Sunita Tomar, face of India's anti-tobacco campaign, dies of cancer

Apr 01, 2015

Sunita Tomar, face of India's anti-tobacco campaign, dies of cancer

Sunita Tomar, the face of India's anti-tobacco ad campaign, died at the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday. #India #NewsTracker #Tobacco #Cigarettes #BJP MP #PM Narendra Modi #Sunita Tomar #Dilip Gandhi #mouth cancer