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Health Ministry issues new pictorial warning for tobacco products, to be used from 1 September
Business

Health Ministry issues new pictorial warning for tobacco products, to be used from 1 September

The government released two separate set of images. The first set will be used on tobacco products from September 1, 2018, for a period of 12 months, after which the second set of images will be used.

SC to hear petitions today challenging Karnataka HC order quashing govt regulation on pictorial warning on tobacco products
India

SC to hear petitions today challenging Karnataka HC order quashing govt regulation on pictorial warning on tobacco products

The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Friday itself a batch of petitions on pictorial warning on tobacco products

DMK demands CBI probe into alleged payout to minister, officials in gutkha bribery case
Politics

DMK demands CBI probe into alleged payout to minister, officials in gutkha bribery case

MK Stalin has demanded a CBI probe into the alleged payment of bribes to a state minister and top officials to facilitate sale of gutkha in the state

44% Indian smokers who quit get hooked to smokeless tobacco, finds survey
Life

44% Indian smokers who quit get hooked to smokeless tobacco, finds survey

About 44% of Indian smokers who quit smoking are found to get hooked to other forms of tobacco which are as harmful as cigarettes and bidis, a country-wide survey said.

Don't increase pictorial warnings on cigarette packs: Lok Sabha MPs
Economy

Don't increase pictorial warnings on cigarette packs: Lok Sabha MPs

The two Lok Sabha members said that the pictorial warnings on cigarette packs had adversely affected farmers and beedi workers

Hyderabad tobacco retailers join nationwide protest against pictorial warning
India

Hyderabad tobacco retailers join nationwide protest against pictorial warning

Retailers selling tobacco products in Hyderabad on Thursday joined the nationwide protest against 85% pictorial warning.

SC notice on PIL for larger pictorial warning on tobacco products
Life

SC notice on PIL for larger pictorial warning on tobacco products

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a PIL seeking the larger pictorial warning on the packaging of tobacco products

Mizoram tops tobacco consumption in India: Official
India

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.

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.

Will Delhi's gutka ban be effective?
India

Will Delhi's gutka ban be effective?

The Delhi government's decision to ban gutka, a form of chewing tobacco, and related products has been widely welcomed though there is scepticism over how effective it will be with some already foreseeing a thriving black market.

Why the gutka ban in Maharashtra won’t work
Mumbai

Why the gutka ban in Maharashtra won’t work

The gutka ban in Maharashtra will be another law observed in the breach. It will only increase gutka prices and corruption.

Olympics organisers have forgotten what they stand for
World

Olympics organisers have forgotten what they stand for

When the money is easy, forget the conscience, sports organisers seem to say.