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Aug 21, 2018
Health Ministry issues new pictorial warning for tobacco products, to be used from 1 SeptemberThe 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.
Dec 22, 2017
SC to hear petitions today challenging Karnataka HC order quashing govt regulation on pictorial warning on tobacco productsThe Supreme Court agreed to hear on Friday itself a batch of petitions on pictorial warning on tobacco products
Jul 22, 2017
DMK demands CBI probe into alleged payout to minister, officials in gutkha bribery caseMK 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
Jun 13, 2016
44% Indian smokers who quit get hooked to smokeless tobacco, finds surveyAbout 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.
Apr 27, 2016
Don't increase pictorial warnings on cigarette packs: Lok Sabha MPsThe two Lok Sabha members said that the pictorial warnings on cigarette packs had adversely affected farmers and beedi workers
Apr 22, 2016
Hyderabad tobacco retailers join nationwide protest against pictorial warningRetailers selling tobacco products in Hyderabad on Thursday joined the nationwide protest against 85% pictorial warning.
Mar 09, 2016
SC notice on PIL for larger pictorial warning on tobacco productsThe Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a PIL seeking the larger pictorial warning on the packaging of tobacco products
Dec 15, 2015
Mizoram tops tobacco consumption in India: OfficialThe 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.
Apr 07, 2015
Tobacco row: Centre planning to increase pictorial warning on cigarettes, other productsGovernment 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.
Sep 11, 2012
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.