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Madras HC comes down on sale of tobacco products near educational institutions

Coming down heavily on sale of tobacco products near educational institutions, particularly schools, Madras High Court today directed the Tamil Nadu government to immediately form special squads to conduct surprise raids on s

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CII, FICCI oppose 85% pictorial warning on tobacco products

Expressing concern over larger pictorial warnings on tobacco products, industry bodies CII and FICCI today said it has led to spurt in illegal import of cigarettes and the government must take steps to curb such activities wh

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Government likely to completely ban FDI in tobacco sector

The ban would eliminate the possibility of indirect flow of overseas funds to the tobacco sector, even through foreign technology collaboration.

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Industry losing Rs 350 cr per day due to warning on tobacco products: Assocham

Tobacco industry is facing losses of over Rs 350 crore each day as cigarette makers have shut operations due to lack of clarity on proposed graphic health warnings on tobacco products, Assocham said today.

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Taxing tobacco products India: A public health virtue

Sarit Kumar Rout, Indian Institute of Public Health Bhubaneswar, PHFI emphasises on the need for tougher tobacco regulations for the best interests of people's health and points out the loopholes in the current taxation measu

New tobacco-based influenza vaccine offers promising alternative to traditional egg-based versions: GlobalData

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma aims to launch the vaccine in the US for the 2018-19 flu season A new tobacco-based seasonal influenza vaccine being developed by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma and currently in Phase III studies could pote

Experts laud India’s commitment to tobacco control

Health and development experts in Kerala have applauded the country's commitment to tobacco control reflected in the first 'South Asian Speakers' Summit on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals' that concluded in Dhaka,

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LifeFirst tobacco treatment programme implemented successfully

The programme will catalyse, build capacity for and establish a high quality, proven tobacco treatment service for people from all social strata

FIP publishes guide to help pharmacists establish tobacco-free communities

The document contains tools that pharmacists can use to assess a person’s nicotine dependence and readiness to stop smoking

ITC shares fall over 6% after panel suggests 40% GST on tobacco products

In the afternoon trade, ITC share price was down 4.68 per cent at Rs 319.90 (at 12.20 pm), followed by Godfrey Phillips (down 4 per cent at Rs 1504.40) and VST Industries (down 3.88 per cent at Rs 1,625.75)

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Alcohol and tobacco industry likely to pay more in ‘sin taxes’: All you wanted to know in 5 points

The alcohol and tobacco industries will likely pay more taxes towards an additional 'sin tax' under the proposed goods and services tax (GST) structure.

Smoking, tobacco use main reason for cancer in northeastern region: ICMR scientist

High prevalence of smoking and tobacco use are the main cause of cancer in the northeastern region, says ICMR scientist Dr Prabhdeep Kaur

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India accounts for 74 percent of world’s ‘smokeless tobacco deaths’: US study

In a new study, researchers said that India has highest number of smokeless tobacco deaths.

Opinion: Rajasthan’s move to cut tax on tobacco products a retrograde step

If money has to be raised in public interest, there are better ways to do it than cutting taxes on tobacco products

Say no to tobacco, say industry experts

Healthcare industry experts highlight the adverse effects of tobacco and its role in the growing incidences of cancer, while recommending measures to reduce tobacco consumption Dr Arun R Warrier, Consultant-Medical Oncology,

IMA, HCFI for increase in size of pictorial health warnings on tobacco products

IMA will also be training all general practitioners in tobacco cessation

Youth urge policy makers to set date for 85 per cent pictorial health warnings on tobacco products

Highlights that large warnings will prevent youth from experimenting with tobacco products

As manufacturers flock court, Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi govt waits to enforce chewable tobacco ban

Even as Delhi government revised its orders proscribing the sale of chewable tobacco products...

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Plants are passive smokers: study

Passive smoking also affects plants which can take up nicotine from cigarette smoke and contaminated soil, according to a new study...

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Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party govt to reply on plea against ban of chewable tobacco

The Delhi High Court today sought response of Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on a plea of manufacturers against ban on sale of chewable tobacco...

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Top health official Jagdish Prasad dismisses BJP MPs’ claims on smoking

Director General of Health Services Jagdish Prasad today rejected the suggestions made by some parliamentarians including BJP MPs that there was no scientific evidence linking smoking to cancer, saying research has indeed bee

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Paan traders laud BJP MP for ‘taking up their cause’

Paan traders here have lauded BJP MP Dilip Gandhi for taking up their cause.

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Sharad Pawar mocks Bharatiya Janata Party MP, talks about his own tobacco habit, cancer

NCP chief Sharad Pawar, a cancer survivor, on Sunday ridiculed Dilip Gandhi, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Ahmednagar...

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Will take ‘measured’ decision on pictorial warnings on tobacco: Narendra Modi govt

Narendra Modi government said it will take a "measured and responsible" decision on the issue of increasing the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco...

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Congress slams Bharatiya Janata Party MP’s remark on tobacco and cancer

Congress on Tuesday mounted an attack on Narendra Modi government coining a phrase "Abki Baar Tobacco Lobby ki Sarkar"...

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Narendra Modi govt defers move to increase size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products

Narendra Modi government has stayed the decision to increase the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco products following...

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