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Ex health minister Ramadoss urges PM Mod to raise pictorial warnings on tobacco products
India

Ex health minister Ramadoss urges PM Mod to raise pictorial warnings on tobacco products

As India debates whether or not to increase the size of pictorial warnings on packages of tobacco products, former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss said that the government should bat for increasing the size of the warnings.

Sunita Tomar, face of India's anti-tobacco campaign, dies of cancer
India

Sunita Tomar, face of India's anti-tobacco campaign, dies of cancer

Sunita Tomar, the face of India's anti-tobacco ad campaign, died at the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Indian studies don't say they cause cancer: Why BJP MP doesn't want bigger warnings on tobacco products
India

Indian studies don't say they cause cancer: Why BJP MP doesn't want bigger warnings on tobacco products

Head of a Parliamentary panel today said there was no Indian study to confirm that use of tobacco products leads to cancer.

Activists, health experts express shock over Centre's stand on warnings on cigarette packets
India

Activists, health experts express shock over Centre's stand on warnings on cigarette packets

Civil society activists, international and national public health experts and tobacco control advocates on Tuesday expressed shock at Union government's decision to defer the implementation of a notification for increasing the size of pictorial health warning on cigarette packets and various other tobacco products.

Study suggests raising legal age to 21 may cut cigarette smoking
World

Study suggests raising legal age to 21 may cut cigarette smoking

Increasing the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 could help decrease the prevalence of tobacco use and save lives, a new US study has claimed.

India Kings pack of 20 smokes will now cost Rs 250: ITC just upped cigarette prices
Business

India Kings pack of 20 smokes will now cost Rs 250: ITC just upped cigarette prices

India's largest cigarette maker ITC has raised cigarette prices by an average 15% across brands after the government proposed a a sharp rise in excise duty on tobacco products in the budget 2015-16.

Experts pitch for a tobacco-free world by 2040
Life

Experts pitch for a tobacco-free world by 2040

A world virtually free of tobacco and its devastating health consequences could be a reality within 30 years

Gogoi presents Rs 66,142.16 crore Assam budget
Economy

Gogoi presents Rs 66,142.16 crore Assam budget

Tax receipts of the state are estimated to be Rs 12,892.39 crore while non-tax revenues for the next fiscal are estimated to be Rs 4,325.87 crore, he said.

Ban on public smoking doesn't help tobacco addicts in quitting, says study
Life

Ban on public smoking doesn't help tobacco addicts in quitting, says study

Ban on smoking in public spaces may not motivate smokers to light up less behind their own closed doors or quit altogether, a new Canadian study has claimed.

ITC shares tumble 5% as govt hikes excise duty on cigarettes
Business

ITC shares tumble 5% as govt hikes excise duty on cigarettes

Other cigarette stocks also faced selling pressure. VST Industries fell by 3.79 percent, Golden Tobacco was down 3.21 percent and Godfrey Phillips India Ltd lost 1.79 percent on the BSE.

Budget 2015: Tablets, shoes to get cheaper but drinks, night outs to get expensive
Economy

Budget 2015: Tablets, shoes to get cheaper but drinks, night outs to get expensive

Like in the past the levy on tobacco products has been hiked, making it more expensive for smokers and other tobacco product users. Excise duty on cigarettes has been increased by 25 percent for cigarettes of length not exceeding 65 mm and by 15 percent for cigarettes of other lengths. This is the fourth consecutive budget which has raised excise duty on tabacco by more than 18 percent hike in duty.

Budget 2015: Alcohol to aerated drinks, here's what will get more expensive this year
Business

Budget 2015: Alcohol to aerated drinks, here's what will get more expensive this year

The Union Budget 2015 has been presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and as always something are going to get more expensive post the budget.

Budget 2015: Your next mobile phone, tablet computer just got expensive
Economy

Budget 2015: Your next mobile phone, tablet computer just got expensive

There are few that would get costlier and cheaper post the Union Budget. Here are some of them.

India a champion in controlling tobacco marketing in films: WHO
World

India a champion in controlling tobacco marketing in films: WHO

The World Health Organisation lauded India's tobacco control mechanisms, calling the country a "champion" for curbing "tobacco marketing in films".

ITC Q3 net profit up over 10% at Rs 2,635 cr
Business

ITC Q3 net profit up over 10% at Rs 2,635 cr

Earnings from the company's FMCG business, including cigarettes, increased by 4.23 percent to Rs 6,456.06 crore while that of non-FMCG business grew by 0.31 percent to Rs 9,582.95 crore.

Ban on sale of loose cigarettes on hold, ITC shoots up 6%
Corporate

Ban on sale of loose cigarettes on hold, ITC shoots up 6%

Shares of ITC shot up 6 percent in morning trade on Thursday as the government is unlikely to ban sale of loose cigarettes in near-term.<br />

Boost for tobacco cos as govt reconsiders the proposal to ban loose cigarettes
Corporate

Boost for tobacco cos as govt reconsiders the proposal to ban loose cigarettes

The proposal of banning the sale of loose cigarettes is likely to be put on the backburner as some Ministers have urged Health Minister J P Nadda not to take any "hasty" step till issues, including those concerned to farmers, are resolved.

Ban on sale of loose cigarettes is an enormous victory for India
Life

Ban on sale of loose cigarettes is an enormous victory for India

The poor and working class may complain of discrimination, but the health ministry’s recommendation to ban the sale of loose cigarettes is a crucial step in fighting the harmful habit of tobacco smoking in the country.

Ban on sale of single cigarettes: Smokers and ITC need not worry. Here's why
Corporate

Ban on sale of single cigarettes: Smokers and ITC need not worry. Here's why

Shares of India's largest cigarette maker, ITC, which also commands the highest weightage in the Sensex bounced back nearly 3 percent in trade on Wednesday, after falling 5 percent on Tuesday on news that the health ministry has accepted the recommendation of expert panel to ban the sale of loose cigarettes.<br />

Single cigarette sales set to end: Key facts you must know
Economy

Single cigarette sales set to end: Key facts you must know

India moved a step closer to banning the sale of unpackaged cigarettes, with a view to discourage smoking in a country where close to a million people each year die of tobacco-related diseases.<br />