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Maharashtra may ban sale of e-cigarettes, FDA drafts regulations
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Maharashtra may ban sale of e-cigarettes, FDA drafts regulations

Study revealed that the vapours which are produced after e-liquid flavourings are heated inside e-cigarettes, are toxic.

World No Tobacco Day: One million Indians die annually due to tobacco consumption
Life

World No Tobacco Day: One million Indians die annually due to tobacco consumption

Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year

Research says light cigarettes may increase risk of developing lung adenocaricinoma
Life

Research says light cigarettes may increase risk of developing lung adenocaricinoma

"Light" cigarettes may increase risk of developing lung adenocarcinoma says a research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Budget 2017: Cigarettes, tobacco, mobiles assembled in India to turn dearer
Business

Budget 2017: Cigarettes, tobacco, mobiles assembled in India to turn dearer

Besides, mobile phones and LED lights assembled in India will also become dearer with the finance minister increasing duties on imported printed circuit boards and components respectively

Juvenile Justice Act to be applicable to person offering tobacco to minor
India

Juvenile Justice Act to be applicable to person offering tobacco to minor

CID 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.

FDI in tobacco sector cannot be encouraged, says Nirmala Sitharaman
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FDI in tobacco sector cannot be encouraged, says Nirmala Sitharaman

The country has certain commitments under the WHO as per which India has to proactively reduce the quantum of growth of tobacco.

ITC to expand food biz with Rs 4,000 cr capex, plans to set up 9 plants
Business

ITC to expand food biz with Rs 4,000 cr capex, plans to set up 9 plants

ITC's branded packaged foods division grew by around 11 percent to clock a turnover of Rs 7,097.49 crore in 2015-16. Food is the second largest business for ITC after cigarettes

Ensure 85 percent warning on tobacco products: BJD MP
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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.

Indian tobacco industry appeals to Supreme Court but Delhi can't afford to compromise
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Indian tobacco industry appeals to Supreme Court but Delhi can't afford to compromise

India's tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the country's highest court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against cigarette makers in the past.

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

Parliament panel seeks smaller health warning on cigarette packs
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Parliament panel seeks smaller health warning on cigarette packs

A parliamentary committee has recommended a reduction in the proposed size of health warnings on cigarette packs, saying the measure is too harsh

Budget 2016: Jaitley ensures cigarettes will burn a bigger hole in smokers' pocket
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Budget 2016: Jaitley ensures cigarettes will burn a bigger hole in smokers' pocket

Popular cigarettes brands such as Gold Flake Kings and Wills Classic will cost up to Rs 125, dearer by nearly Rs 15 per pack of 10 sticks, while those of premium brands like Marlboro and Benson & Hedges will cost about Rs 250 pack of 20 cigarettes, up by more than Rs 30

Not an alternative to smoking: E-cigarettes may also cause cancer, reveals study
Life

Not an alternative to smoking: E-cigarettes may also cause cancer, reveals study

Electronic cigarettes, often marketed as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, may damage cells in ways that could lead to cancer.

Bacon, ham, sausages have same cancer risk as cigarettes: WHO report
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Bacon, ham, sausages have same cancer risk as cigarettes: WHO report

Bacon, ham and sausages have the same cancer risk as cigarettes, according to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), set to be published on Monday, a media report said.

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

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.

In US colleges, marijuana users outnumber cigarette smokers for the first time
World

In US colleges, marijuana users outnumber cigarette smokers for the first time

Is the number of college students who smoke marijuana daily actually more than the number of cigarette smokers? A study reported by website Science Daily suggests so.

Incense smoke more toxic than cigarettes, says study
Life

Incense smoke more toxic than cigarettes, says study

Incense smoke contains chemical properties that could potentially change genetic material such as DNA and therefore cause mutations, a new study has claimed.

E-Cigarettes safer than normal cigarettes? Not really, say experts
Life

E-Cigarettes safer than normal cigarettes? Not really, say experts

A simple search on the internet for electronic, or e-cigarettes, throws up a wide variety of choices of online shopping sites to buy them from. Often marketed as the 'safer' choice to normal cigarettes, which experts junk as a gimmick, e-cigarettes bypass regulations and may actually lead one to take up active smoking.

No more loose cigarette sales in Maharashtra: ITC, Godfrey Phillips shares slip in trade
Business

No more loose cigarette sales in Maharashtra: ITC, Godfrey Phillips shares slip in trade

Unlike cigarette packets, which carry a written and a pictorial warning, loose cigarettes carry no such deterrent.

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

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.