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Delhi govt lodges FIR against tobacco company for surrogate advertising

Aug 02, 2015

Delhi govt lodges FIR against tobacco company for surrogate advertising

The FIR was lodged last week on the complaint of Tobacco Control Cell of Delhi government. #Delhi #NewsTracker #Tobacco #FIR #gutkha #surrogate advertising
Insurgents, militants funded by drug and fake currency trade: Assam ADGP

Jul 28, 2015

Insurgents, militants funded by drug and fake currency trade: Assam ADGP

Insurgent and militant groups in the country, including those in the north east get huge funds from illicit trade in drugs and fake currency, Assam Additional Director General of Police Mukul Sahay said on Tuesday. #NewsTracker #Fake currency #militants #insurgents #drug trade #Assam Meghalaya #Illicit Tobacco Trade
FDI in manufacturing of tobacco products prohibited: Reserve Bank of India

Jul 03, 2015

FDI in manufacturing of tobacco products prohibited: Reserve Bank of India

Reserve Bank on Friday said the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in manufacturing of tobacoo products is prohibited #Reserve Bank of India #NewsTracker #FDI #Tobacco #Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion #Cigars
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
Canadian judge orders three tobacco companies to shell out $12 billion in compensation

Jun 02, 2015

Canadian judge orders three tobacco companies to shell out $12 billion in compensation

The case is believed to be the biggest class-action lawsuit ever seen in Canada. #NewsTracker #Tobacco #Canada #Court
One billion smokers in the world now, says latest study

May 14, 2015

One billion smokers in the world now, says latest study

One billion people in the world smoke tobacco while 240 million have an alcohol use disorder, according to a new study that compiled the most up-to-date evidence on addictive disorders globally. #NewsTracker #Tobacco #Alcohol #smokers #smoke #billion
AAP govt accuses fired babu Ashish Joshi of running vilification drive against it

May 11, 2015

AAP govt accuses fired babu Ashish Joshi of running vilification drive against it

The Delhi government has sparked another controversy after the removal of Indian Post and Telecommunication Finance Service officer Ashish Joshi from the Delhi Dialogue Commission (DDC) and his subsequent repatriation from the Delhi government to the union ministry of communications and information technology. #Tobacco #Smoking #Delhi government #AAP #DDC #Ashish Joshi
WHO urges Modi to implement increased warnings on tobacco products

May 01, 2015

WHO urges Modi to implement increased warnings on tobacco products

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to implement the the proposed increased pictorial warnings on tobacco products keeping in line with its commitments with WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). #India #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #WHO #FCTC #Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
In Lok Sabha, government rebuts 2 BJP members who said tobacco and cancer are not linked

Apr 24, 2015

In Lok Sabha, government rebuts 2 BJP members who said tobacco and cancer are not linked

Government on Friday rebutted the controversial statement made by two BJP members of a parliamentary panel questioning the linking of tobacco with cancer, saying there was a direct link between the two. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #parliament #Tobacco #JP Nadda #BJP government #Tobacco and Cancer
HC issues notice to Delhi govt over ban on chewable tobacco

Apr 08, 2015

HC issues notice to Delhi govt over ban on chewable tobacco

The Delhi High Court today sought response of city government on a plea of manufacturers against ban on sale of chewable tobacco in the national capital from March 30. #Tobacco #Health Department #gutkha #gutka #Food Safety and Standards Act #Satyendra Jain #chewable tobacco