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Jun 28, 2017
GST: Ice cream, pan masala, tobacco makers can't opt for composition schemeUnder the composition scheme where the turnover does not exceed Rs 75 lakh, manufacturers will have to pay 1 percent of turnover as GST, traders 2.5 percent and 0.5 percent of turnover in state in case of other suppliers.
Jun 15, 2017
Health ministry to amend draft of tobacco-control law after analysing one lakh suggestionsThe health ministry will come out with a fresh draft proposing amendments to a legislation on tobacco control after it analysed over one lakh suggestions
Jun 07, 2017
Maharashtra may ban sale of e-cigarettes, FDA drafts regulationsStudy revealed that the vapours which are produced after e-liquid flavourings are heated inside e-cigarettes, are toxic.
May 31, 2017
World No Tobacco Day: One million Indians die annually due to tobacco consumptionSmoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year
May 22, 2017
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.
Mar 26, 2017
Ohio nightclub shooting: 1 dead, 15 injured after lone gunman opened fire; shooter on the loosePolice say 15 people were shot and one person was killed when gunfire erupted at a nightclub in Ohio's Cincinnati.
Mar 17, 2017
Peak GST rates: Aerated drinks, luxury goods to get costlier as tax may go up to 43%Tobacco cess will be capped at a mixture of Rs 4,170 per 1,000 sticks or ad valorem of 290 percent
Feb 01, 2017
Budget 2017: Cigarettes, tobacco, mobiles assembled in India to turn dearerBesides, 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
Jan 10, 2017
Smoking to kill 8 million, cost $1 trillion a year: WHOThe number of tobacco-related deaths is projected to increase from about 6 million deaths annually to about 8 million annually by 2030, with more than 80 percent of these occurring in LMICs (low- and middle-income countries), said a study conducted by WHO and the US National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday
Nov 10, 2016
Daily meditation can help you quit smoking, says new studyA new study has shown that tobacco addicts can quit the habit of consuming nicotine products just by meditation