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NITI Aayog concerned over total FDI ban in tobacco sector

Jun 09, 2016

NITI Aayog concerned over total FDI ban in tobacco sector

National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has raised certain issues on the proposal to completely ban FDI in the tobacco sector. #NewsTracker #FDI #Tobacco #DIPP #Niti Aayog
Contradictory reports by government panels weaken fight against tobacco

May 30, 2016

Contradictory reports by government panels weaken fight against tobacco

It is a very unfortunate situation that while one Parliamentary committee recommended that tobacco use and production of tobacco should be discouraged, another strikes a different note. #Rajya Sabha #ConnectTheDots #Cancer #parliament #Tobacco #Health Ministry #environment and forest department #Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Tobacco products must carry bigger pictorial warnings, rules SC

May 04, 2016

Tobacco products must carry bigger pictorial warnings, rules SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the tobacco industry must adhere to government rules requiring stringent health warnings on cigarette packs #NewsTracker #Health #Tobacco #Pictorial warnings #FHealth #tobacco pictorial warnings #Supreme Court pictorial signs verdict
Ensure 85 percent warning on tobacco products: BJD MP

May 03, 2016

Ensure 85 percent warning on tobacco products: BJD MP

BJD MP BJ Panda on Tuesday insisted that the government should ensure implementation of 85 percent pictorial warning on tobacco products. #BJP #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Tobacco #Cigarettes #BJ Panda #Pictorial warnings
Centre plans to completely ban FDI in tobacco sector

Apr 25, 2016

Centre plans to completely ban FDI in tobacco sector

The ban on FDI would eliminate the possibility of indirect flow of overseas funds to the tobacco sector, #NewsTracker #Foreign direct investment #FDI #Tobacco
Delhi govt bans sale of all forms of chewable tobacco for a year

Apr 15, 2016

Delhi govt bans sale of all forms of chewable tobacco for a year

Delhi govt has banned for a year the sale, purchase and storage of all forms of chewable tobacco, including guktha, pan masala, khaini and zarda, in Delhi #NewsTracker #Health #Tobacco #Delhi government #gutka #PAN #tobacco sale #betel nut #FHealth #masala #ban on gutkha
Sugar addiction is for real: New study reveals it is like being hooked on cocaine

Apr 13, 2016

Sugar addiction is for real: New study reveals it is like being hooked on cocaine

A new research has revealed that Sugar addiction is much like addiction to any other drug, said a report in The Telegraph. According to the study from Queensland University of Technology(QUT), withdrawal symptoms of chronic sugar consumption is similar to going cold turkey from drugs. #Sugar #Tobacco #Cocaine #dopamine #morphine #Queensland University of Technology #Shareworthy #Sugar addiction
How many more widows will this country make because of tobacco: Victims' wives write to PM

Mar 29, 2016

How many more widows will this country make because of tobacco: Victims' wives write to PM

Widows of tobacco victims have written to PM Modi seeking implementation of a doctors' recommendation for 85 per cent pictorial warning on tobacco products. #India #Health #Tobacco #Smoking #Cigarettes #FHealth #pictorial warning on tobacco products
WHO asks countries for age-wise ratings for films with tobacco imagery

Feb 01, 2016

WHO asks countries for age-wise ratings for films with tobacco imagery

The WHO has asked all countries, including India, to introduce age-classified ratings for films and other entertainment programmes with tobacco imagery to restrict the number of new adolescent smokers. #NewsTracker #WHO #Tobacco #Smoking #Tobacco Free Initiative