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Feb 01, 2016
WHO asks countries for age-wise ratings for films with tobacco imageryThe WHO has asked all countries, including India, to introduce age-classified ratings for films and other entertainment programmes with tobacco imagery to restrict the number of new adolescent smokers.
Jan 16, 2016
Juvenile Justice Act: India is the only nation to impose harsh penalty on sale of Tobacco to minorsNearly 27.5 crore Indians are using tobacco and a vast majority of them start their habit in their childhood.
Jan 13, 2016
Budget 2016: Social sector seeks sin tax on tobacco items, double health spendHelpAge India also demanded that Central allocation for old age pension be increased to Rs 500 per month per person for those between 60-79 years and Rs 1,000 per month for those over the age of 80 years.
Jan 08, 2016
Will larger warning on cigarette packs cut tobacco consumption? Parl panel asks health ministryA parliamentary panel in India reviewing whether to put larger health warnings on cigarette packets has asked the health ministry for evidence to show that such a move would cut tobacco consumption.
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.
Oct 09, 2015
Cigarette smoking will kill two million Chinese nationals by 2030, says studyChina consumes over a third of the world's cigarettes, and has a sixth of the global smoking death toll.
Aug 02, 2015
Delhi govt lodges FIR against tobacco company for surrogate advertisingThe FIR was lodged last week on the complaint of Tobacco Control Cell of Delhi government.
Jul 03, 2015
FDI in manufacturing of tobacco products prohibited: Reserve Bank of IndiaReserve Bank on Friday said the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in manufacturing of tobacoo products is prohibited
Jun 15, 2015
E-Cigarettes safer than normal cigarettes? Not really, say expertsA 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.
Jun 02, 2015
Canadian judge orders three tobacco companies to shell out $12 billion in compensationThe case is believed to be the biggest class-action lawsuit ever seen in Canada.