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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
Juvenile Justice Act: India is the only nation to impose harsh penalty on sale of Tobacco to minors

Jan 16, 2016

Juvenile Justice Act: India is the only nation to impose harsh penalty on sale of Tobacco to minors

Nearly 27.5 crore Indians are using tobacco and a vast majority of them start their habit in their childhood. #India #Tobacco #Cigarette #Maneka Gandhi #Juvenile Justice Act #Minors #Section 77
Budget 2016: Social sector seeks sin tax on tobacco items, double health spend

Jan 13, 2016

Budget 2016: Social sector seeks sin tax on tobacco items, double health spend

HelpAge India also demanded that Central allocation for old age pension be increased to Rs 500 per month per person for those between 60-79 years and Rs 1,000 per month for those over the age of 80 years. #GDP #Arun Jaitley #Tobacco #Cigarette #NDA #Alcohol #MNREGA #HelpAge India #Union Budget 2016 #Rashtriya Bima Yojana #Sin tax #Economy 2016 #social sector 2016 #Education 2016 #healthcare 2016