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Jan 16, 2018
Budget 2018: Disincentivise cigarette smuggling through tax policy, says farmers bodySeizure of smuggled cigarettes has doubled in the last two years indicating the increase in smuggling.
Jan 09, 2018
SC quashes Karnataka HC order banning pictorial warnings on tobacco products; Assam anti-tobacco activists celebrateAnti-tobacco advocates of Assam on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court's stay order on retaining the 85 percent pictorial warning on packets of tobacco products.
Dec 22, 2017
SC to hear petitions today challenging Karnataka HC order quashing govt regulation on pictorial warning on tobacco productsThe Supreme Court agreed to hear on Friday itself a batch of petitions on pictorial warning on tobacco products
Nov 13, 2017
West Bengal empowers headmasters of educational institutions to penalise tobacco selling in their vicinityThe West Bengal government has instructed all the educational institutions in the state to impose a penalty up to Rs 200 on any individual selling tobacco products within or 100 yards away from its premises.
Nov 02, 2017
Colorado shootout: 3 dead after gunman opens fire inside Walmart store in Denver; police still looking for suspectsTwo men were killed and a woman was injured in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night
Aug 07, 2017
Biotech company may have unlocked the secret to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes and tobacco plantsInvestors are betting on a little-known biotech company to supply Big Tobacco with low-nicotine cigarettes.
Jul 23, 2017
Over 2 million Indians registered for anti-tobacco programmes in 2016, says WHO20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit- tobacco initiative of the Indian government
Jul 22, 2017
DMK demands CBI probe into alleged payout to minister, officials in gutkha bribery caseMK Stalin has demanded a CBI probe into the alleged payment of bribes to a state minister and top officials to facilitate sale of gutkha in the state
Jul 19, 2017
Environment ministry says cigarette butts are 'biodegradable', gets slammed by NGTThe National Green Tribunal on Wednesday slammed the (MoEF) for terming cigarette butts as 'biodegradable' and directed it to clarify its stand on the issue.
Jul 18, 2017
ITC shares decline 15% after GST Council's decision to raise cess on cigarettesThe peak GST rate of 28 percent as also the 5 percent ad valorem cess will continue but the fixed cess has been hiked in the Rs 485-792 range per 1,000 sticks