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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
Warnings on cigarette packets have little effect, says Arvind Kejriwal

Apr 07, 2015

Warnings on cigarette packets have little effect, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday justified his government's decision to ban sale of chewable tobacco items in the national capital saying it was beneficial in long run even, but said warnings on the cigarette packets had little effect on those who consume it. #New Delhi #TheySaidIt #Arvind Kejriwal #Tobacco #gutkha #cigarette packets #warnings
Tobacco row: Centre planning to increase pictorial warning on cigarettes, other products

Apr 07, 2015

Tobacco row: Centre planning to increase pictorial warning on cigarettes, other products

Government said it is working out details for increasing the size of pictorial warning on tobacco products from the present 40-85% after the date for its implantation was "extended", an issue which sparked a major row. #NewsTracker #tobacco products #Tobacco #JP Nadda #Cigarettes #Modi government #gutkha
Harsh Vardhan says tobacco produces nothing less than death

Apr 05, 2015

Harsh Vardhan says tobacco produces nothing less than death

Harsh Vardhan's comments came amid reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had directed removal of the members with "conflicting interests" from the Committee of Subordinate Legislations examining the the provisions of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act 2003. #Politics #BJP #Narendra Modi #Health #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Cancer #Tobacco #Cigarette #Smoking #Harsh Vardhan #Dilip Gandhi #Shyam Charan Gupta #Ram Prasad Sarmah