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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. #Economy #GDP #Health #Education #Arun Jaitley #Tobacco #Cigarette #Alcohol #MNREGA #HelpAge India #Union Budget 2016 #Rashtriya Bima Yojana #Sin tax #Budget & Social Sector
Will larger warning on cigarette packs cut tobacco consumption?  Parl panel asks health ministry

Jan 08, 2016

Will larger warning on cigarette packs cut tobacco consumption? Parl panel asks health ministry

A parliamentary panel in India reviewing whether to put larger health warnings on cigarette packets has asked the health ministry for evidence to show that such a move would cut tobacco consumption. #India #didyouknow #New Delhi #Tobacco #Shareworthy #cigarette packs
Mizoram tops tobacco consumption in India: Official

Dec 15, 2015

Mizoram tops tobacco consumption in India: Official

The northeastern state of Mizoram leads India in tobacco consumption with 67.2 percent of its population consuming/smoking various tobacco products, an official said here on Tuesday. #Population #NewsTracker #tobacco products #Tobacco #Smoking #Mizoram #North eastern #India #Tobacco consumtion
Cigarette smoking will kill two million Chinese nationals by 2030, says study

Oct 09, 2015

Cigarette smoking will kill two million Chinese nationals by 2030, says study

China consumes over a third of the world's cigarettes, and has a sixth of the global smoking death toll. #China #NewsTracker #Beijing #Tobacco #Smoking #News #epidemic #Deaths #World
Bigger pictorial health warnings on tobacco products from April 2016: Health Ministry

Sep 29, 2015

Bigger pictorial health warnings on tobacco products from April 2016: Health Ministry

Pictorial health warning on packages of tobacco products will become bigger from 1 April, 2016. #NewsTracker #Smoking #Health Ministry #Cigarettes #India #Tobacco Warning
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. #NewsTracker #Tobacco #FIR #gutkha #surrogate advertising #Delhi
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