Sep 17, 2021 10:14 AM IST
About 80 percent of the environment-related offences were registered under The Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act.
- Aug 03, 2021 07:19 PM IST
Answering supplementary questions, Sitharaman said many non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and consumer education forums have suggested to increase levies on tobacco products considering the health impact.
- Jul 03, 2021 04:55 AM IST
Which are the best cigars in the world? The best cigar lounges in India? How to talk about cigars? And more cigar-related questions - answered.
- Jun 07, 2021 08:01 AM IST
ITC appears to be increasingly looking at acquisitions in FMCG to accelerate growth. The company’s presentation clearly identifies ‘value accretive M&A’ as one of its strategic pillars to grow the FMCG business.
- Mar 18, 2021 02:35 PM IST
With higher taxes burning a deep hole in smokers’ pockets, the volume and share of legal cigarettes in India is falling amid a rise in the smuggling of illegal gaspers and bidis.
- Feb 11, 2021 04:03 PM IST
Results from this survey also found that respondents support the banning of smoking in all public places as well as eliminating special smoking areas in restaurants, airports, hotels and restaurants.
- Jan 02, 2021 03:12 PM IST
Under the amendments proposed in the bill, "No person shall sell, offer for sale, or permit sale of, cigarette or any other tobacco product - (a) to or by any person who is under twenty-one years of age, and in an area within a radius of one hundred meters of any educational institution."
- Jul 29, 2020 12:50 PM IST
In its document 'COVID-19 Pandemic and Tobacco Use in India', the ministry said experts have confirmed that smokers are more likely to develop severe symptoms or die from COVID-19, as it primarily attacks the lungs and warned against use of any such products.
- Jul 17, 2020 10:23 AM IST
Commissioner (Food Safety), National Capital Territory of Delhi, prohibited, for a period of one year in NCT, the manufacture, storage, distribution, or sale of tobacco
- May 31, 2020 01:10 PM IST
The UN agency is focusing on spreading awareness among teenagers to mark World No Tobacco Day on Sunday.
- Apr 30, 2020 12:00 PM IST
According to there is an increased risk for the virus binding and gaining entry into the lungs of smokers than non-smokers.
- Apr 24, 2020 01:07 PM IST
The research echoed similar findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine last month that suggested that 12.6 percent of 1,000 people infected in China were smokers
- Feb 20, 2020 03:15 PM IST
The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA) said it had also appealed to Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman to have a "pragmatic approach" on cigarette taxation at a meeting on Wednesday evening.
- Dec 29, 2019 12:07 PM IST
Projected tobacco-associated mortality in India is estimated reach 1.5 million by 2020
- Sep 19, 2019 09:07 AM IST
Investors in cigarette stocks are celebrating the ban on e-cigarettes but they may be jumping the gun
- Jan 30, 2019 12:36 PM IST
ITC being the largest buyer, processor and exporter of leaf tobacco in India will be beneficial from the India-China tobacco protocol
- Jan 25, 2018 08:57 AM IST
The move is aimed at ensuring youngsters do not get addicted to tobacco products, a top Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official said.
- Jan 08, 2018 08:59 AM IST
On Monday, when the Supreme Court takes up the issue of pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and tobacco products, it would also scrutinise whether the textual warning about cancer should be printed or not.
- Dec 22, 2017 04:48 PM IST
Earlier, the high court had struck down the 2014 amendment rules that mandated the pictorial health warning to cover 85 percent of the tobacco product packaging space.
- Aug 18, 2017 01:01 PM IST
The letter was prompted by a Reuters investigation last month that revealed how Philip Morris was deploying marketing tactics in India, some targeting young people, that officials said were illegal.
- Jul 20, 2017 08:05 AM IST
The latest WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic found that 4.7 billion people--63 per cent of world's population--are covered by policies such as strong graphic warnings, smoke-free public places or other measures.
- Jun 08, 2017 08:34 PM IST
The second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-2) report pegged that the number of tobacco users in India had gone down by 81 lakh.
- Apr 15, 2017 02:01 PM IST
The PIL names the government, state-run insurers, including LIC, and the insurance regulator, and says that the investment is contradictory to government’s measures to tackle tobacco-related problems.
- Apr 12, 2017 07:40 AM IST
The analysis published in The British Medical Journal said South Asia with a population of 1.1 billion adults has about 170 million adult smokers – and mostly from India – and very low rates of cessation.
- Mar 21, 2017 01:59 PM IST
The livelihood of nearly 4.6 crore farmers depends on the tobacco crop, which already sees imposition of high taxation due to the health problems caused by it.