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85 pc pictorial warning on tobacco products in force from Friday

Tobacco products will henceforth carry larger pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of the packaging space as a central notification comes into effect from Friday notwithstanding a parliamentary......

Anti-tobacco warning should cover 50%, not 85%, of pack, panel recommends

A parliamentary panel on Tuesday termed as "too harsh" the government's proposed 85 per cent pictorial warnings on tobacco products and recommended a drastic reduction in size, evoking sharp......

Smoking habits around the world. See the data on this map

‘Tobacco is a leading global disease risk factor’ This quote comes from The Journal of the American Medical Association which has published a report on prevalence of smoking and......

Second hand smoke in public places. How effective has the ban been?

While the government banned smoking in public places in 2008, the data from Global Adult Tobacco Survey India Report indicates the effectiveness of this ban in different states if India. The......

Sena to Modi: Before Swachch Bharat, clean filth coming out of MPs' mouths

Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party’s silence over its MP Dilip Gandhi's controversial comment supporting tobacco, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying......

Growth of tobacco business good for shareholders: ITC chief

The growth of tobacco business of ITC was good for its shareholders and there was no point of de-growing it for the benefit of the non-tobacco verticals, ITC chairman Y C Deveshwar said on Friday.......

SC tells tobacco industry packs must carry bigger warnings

The rules make India's health warnings on tobacco products the world's most stringent, along with Thailand Supreme Court, on Wednesday, told tobacco companies thatthey must adhere to a new rule......

Govt should not terrorise cigarette buyers, says ITC chief Deveshwar

ITC buys two-thirds of tobacco from Andhra Pradesh and the remaining one-third from Karnataka for its cigarette manufacturing division Diversified Indian business conglomerate ITC's chairman, Y C......

Quit smoking? You still have to pay higher premium for insurance

Life insurers need applicants to abstain from tobacco for up to five years.   Life insurers need applicants to abstain from tobacco for up to five years.  When buying an online term......

MPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warnings

Some questions cited concerns that larger warnings can hurt tobacco farmers and boost illicit trade. A parliamentary panel reviewing whether to put larger health warnings on cigarette packets has......

SRK trampling anti-tobacco laws, says NOTE

India's premier anti-tobacco watchdog, NOTE has expressed concern over superstar Shahrukh Khan's arrogant behaviour with which he time and again decides to "trample" the law and smoke in public......

Vivek Oberoi booked under Tobacco Act

Vivek Oberoi and 23 others have been booked under the Tobacco Act following a surprise check in a restaurant at suburban Vile Parle, where cops stumbled upon hookah smoking, the use of which is......

Petition against Big B for violating tobacco laws

The Bombay High Court admitted a petition against Amitabh Bachchan for allegedly violating anti-tobacco laws in Goa. The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE), a Goa-based......

Cricket Australia withdraws Hindi advertisement

Facing heavy fine for alleged promotion of tobacco, Cricket Australia has withdrawn a Hindi advertisement from the ongoing tri-series. An Indian brand of mouthwash featured on the boundary ropes......
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SC strengthens gutkha ban, says stop the sale of all chewable tobacco

states: Product not to contain any substance which may be injurious to health: Tobacco and nicotine shall not be used as ingredients in any food... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/sc-strengthens-gutkha-ban-says-stop-the-sale-of-all-chewable-tobacco-3048791/
One man, 2 million patients

BENGALURU: It is 7am on a Sunday in T Begur village in Nelamangala taluk, Bengaluru Rural district. Already there are 1,000 patients, who come from... ...

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Five people killed in shooting incident

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A shooting incident at a mall in Burlington left federal and local authorities shocked after five people were found dead on... ...

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SC raps gutkha makers for bending food safety law

The Supreme Court has again come down heavily on the chewing tobacco industry for flouting the food safety laws of the country which impose a... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/sc-raps-gutkha-makers-for-bending-food-safety-law/300396.html
Fifty shades of coloured judgement

When's the last time you thought about colour? Any colour? Did you know that men in general prefer shades that have black added to them while women... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/opinion/columns/shampa_dhar-Kamath/Fifty-shades-of-coloured-judgement/2016/09/25/article3628982.ece

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