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The Junk Food Conundrum

Should junk food be sold in Indian schools? Dinesh C Sharma on the Delhi high court case, the outcome of which will impact millions of school children in urban areas throughout the country In the......

About 2 crore students in Bihar say no to tobacco

Sourabh Ranjan, Abhisek Singh, Talha Hussain , Anjula Anthony and Sarah Imran, are school students in Bihar who have taken a pledge against the use of tobacco.They are five of more than two crore......

Maharashtra bans sale of gutkha, pan masala

The ban on gutkha and pan masala across Maharashtra came into effect from on Friday. The state government on Friday issued a notification banning sale and consumption of gutkha and paan masala in......

Stop smoking or an early death awaits you

Health Minister Ambumani Ramadoss may ask Shah Rukh Khan not to smoke in public and many offices may have banished smokers from puffing indoors but India confronts a smoking epidemic. During the......

Pictorial warnings on tobacco products soon

After a prolonged delay, government will soon notify new pictorial warnings on tobacco products, which will be "harsher" in case of chewing tobacco as it has been found more harmful than smoking.......

Entire text of finance minister's Budget Speech

Budget 2010-11 provided considerable relief to income tax payers by raising the slabs at two levels but hiked the central excise duty on non-petroleum products across the board from 8 to 10 per......
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Tobacco use among female show a steady rise in Bangalore

Use of tobacco products among female seems to be on the rise in Bangalore. A study conducted by post-graduate students of Bangalore Medical College... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report-tobacco-use-among-female-show-a-steady-rise-in-bangalore-2005264
Rise in Smoking Among Women

As per the findings of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), conducted by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (2010), 20.3% of females in the age... ...

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=107155
Lifesaver tag for Jaitley

New Delhi, July 11: Union finance minister Arun Jaitley's proposals to significantly raise excise duties on a range of tobacco products, including... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140712/jsp/nation/story_18607329.jsp
Smoking cigarettes will burn a larger hole in your pocket, govt might levy 50% VAT

With the budget round the corner, it's time for health and tobacco lobbies for the annual ritual: face-off over price hike in tobacco products,... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-smoking-cigarettes-will-burn-a-larger-hole-in-your-pocket-govt-might-levy-50-vat-2000677
smoking, drinking to cost more after Budger

With the Union Budget round the corner, health and tobacco lobbies are face-to-face on the issue fo price hike in tobacco products, specially... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-government-s-de-addiction-policy-smoking-drinking-to-cost-more-after-budger-2000449

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