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Ban on tobacco


Need to scale up tobacco control fight, says ICMR head

April 26, 2018 4:11 am

Dr Balram Bhargava is also likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to emphasise on the importance of taking up tobacco control at a scale similar to fighting tuberculosis.

Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi High Court

October 09, 2017 6:31 pm

The plea said the "sale of tobacco products within a 100 -yard radius of educational institutions is prohibited under COTPA. However, the norms linked to this Act are being openly flouted by vendors."

59 per cent Indians believe ban on sale of loose cigarettes will check smoking: Survey

May 31, 2017 3:16 pm

From effectiveness of warning graphics on cigarette boxes to the motivations behind smoking a cigarette, the 'The Pulse of the Nation Poll' recorded responses on various topics to map the trends about tobacco consumption.

Sale of loose tobacco items banned in Punjab

January 06, 2015 8:04 pm

Nicotine in chemical form in the form of e-cigarette has already been declared as illegal.

FDA to intensify drive against gutkha, pan masala

July 21, 2014 11:37 am

The ban on sale, manufacture and consumption of guthka and allied products came into force in July 2012.