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Jan 10, 2017
Smoking to kill 8 million, cost $1 trillion a year: WHOThe number of tobacco-related deaths is projected to increase from about 6 million deaths annually to about 8 million annually by 2030, with more than 80 percent of these occurring in LMICs (low- and middle-income countries), said a study conducted by WHO and the US National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday
Nov 10, 2016
Daily meditation can help you quit smoking, says new studyA new study has shown that tobacco addicts can quit the habit of consuming nicotine products just by meditation
Nov 03, 2016
GST Council meet: Tax tobacco at 40%; proposed 26% will only incentivise the 'factory of death'GST is an historical opportunity for the government to curb the usage of tobacco
Nov 02, 2016
Assocham against levy of cess, urges govt to hike GST by 1-2%The Finance Minister said if cess is levied, the states which benefit from the GST will not have to compensate the losing states.
Oct 05, 2016
Reasearchers claim to be a step closer to beat nicotine addictionResearchers have crystallised and determined the 3D structure of a protein that could help them develop new treatments by understanding nicotine's molecular effects
Oct 03, 2016
Juvenile Justice Act to be applicable to person offering tobacco to minorCID of Assam Police has issued a directive that the Juvenile Justice Act was applicable to any person offering or selling tobacco products to any minor.
Aug 25, 2016
FDI in tobacco sector cannot be encouraged, says Nirmala SitharamanThe country has certain commitments under the WHO as per which India has to proactively reduce the quantum of growth of tobacco.
Jun 13, 2016
44% Indian smokers who quit get hooked to smokeless tobacco, finds surveyAbout 44% of Indian smokers who quit smoking are found to get hooked to other forms of tobacco which are as harmful as cigarettes and bidis, a country-wide survey said.
Jun 09, 2016
NITI Aayog concerned over total FDI ban in tobacco sectorNational Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has raised certain issues on the proposal to completely ban FDI in the tobacco sector.
May 31, 2016
Attention smokers: Cigarette brands implement 85% pictorial health warningsInternational cigarette companies including ITC and Godfrey Phillips have implemented the rule requiring 85 percent pictorial warning, they said on Tuesday.