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Assam becomes first state to ban smokeless tobacco

The sale, consumption, manufacturing, trading, storage and advertisement of all forms of smokeless tobacco including pan masala have been banned in Assam through enactment of a......

Chinese THREAT to southern India is for real

Once a frequent landing spot for Sri Lankan smugglers who traded opium for beedis and tobacco, the Kodikkarai fishing port in Tamil Nadu is today being used for a deadlier purpose -- arms trade.......

SC issues notice to Centre on plea to ban tobacco products

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre on a plea for complete ban on manufacture and sale of gutka, pan masala and other tobacco products in the country. A bench headed by......

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......

HC upholds ban on gutka, pan masala in Maharashtra

In a victory for the state government and the anti-tobacco activists, the Bombay high court on Saturday upheld the ban on gutka and pan masala -- both flavoured tobacco products -- in Maharashtra.......

Budget blues: ITC loses Rs 40,428 cr in market value on punitive tax

Analysts suggest making separate firms of tobacco, hotels and FMCG divisions Making it one of the biggest losers post Budget, tobacco-to-hotel major, ITC has lost 13 per cent of its market value or......

40 years ago and now: ITC struggles to kick tobacco

The conglomerate adopted an unremitting focus on diversifying from the mid-seventies but the exercise has not been without controversy and the results have been mixedTwo decades after joining......

ITC to make a big splash in milk

Tobacco-to-hotels conglomerate, ITC, has finalised a blueprint for its own brand of ‘white revolution’. The company, which plans to become a pan-Indian dairy entity, is going to set up......

ITC Q4 net profit up 18%

Indian tobacco firm ITC Ltd's move to shorten low-priced cigarettes by 5 millimetres helped fourth-quarter profit jump 18 per cent as customers snapped up smokes small enough to qualify for a lower......

Calcutta HC raps Bengal govt on tobacco tax

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday indirectly criticised the West Bengal government's decision yesterday to levy a 10 per cent tax on tobacco products to assuage the growing anger of agents and......

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......

NGO takes a dig at SRK

An anti-tobacco organisation has rubbished mega star Shah Rukh Khan's justification of on screen smoking in the guise of "creative liberties" stating that "creativity just cannot escape public......

Smoking banner: Amitabh apologises

Amitabh Bachchan has apologised to an anti-tobacco group for appearing in an advertisement showing him smoking a cigar.'I am deeply apologetic of the advertisement that has hurt the sentiments of......

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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Tobacco warning proposal deferred

The health ministry is likely to defer its plan to expand the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco packets from April 1, a senior health official... ...

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DEA agents had 'sex parties' with prostitutes, watchdog says

Agents of the US Drug Enforcement Administration reportedly had 'sex parties' with prostitutes hired by drug cartels in Colombia, according to a... ...

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Health department asks schools to ensure education premises tobacco free

All 1.3 lakh schools of the state will have to ensure implementation of Cigarette And Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) as the health department... ...

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Bigger tobacco warning put off

Its official now, the ambitious plan of pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of the packages of tobacco products is put off till further... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/bigger-tobacco-warning-put-370
Help census staff with social education survey, citizens urged

State Tobacco Development Board Chairman T P Ramesh requested the people to cooperate with the census staff towards the social and educational... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/468069/help-census-staff-social-education.html

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