Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023



Ex-MLA files application over HC suggestion against cigarettes sale during Covid pandemic

August 16, 2021 2:25 pm

"It will be impossible for the thousands of women workers to survive as their livelihood is solely dependent on sale of bidis," states the application.

Cigarettes replacing bidis, number of male smokers continues to rise: Study

March 03, 2016 4:45 am

The number of men smoking tobacco in India rose by more than one-third to 10.8 crores between 1998 and 2015, according to the study.

DRI seizes cigarettes imported in the guise of metal scrap from Mundra port

November 05, 2015 8:16 pm

The twin containers were brought from Dubai and a Gandhidham-based importer stated on paper that they contained metal scrap.

Tax policy on cigarettes benefitting only big firms

July 06, 2015 2:39 pm

The new tax regime also clearly benefits big tobacco companies, particularly two major corporations that account for the largest chunk of market share.

DRI seizes cigarettes worth Rs 23 cr at Surat port

March 30, 2015 1:50 am

The containers were intercepted at a port owned by the Adani group

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.

Nine ways: How tobacco companies make cigarettes more additive, attractive and deadly

June 25, 2014 12:55 pm

It's not just peer influence, stress or modern lifestyle that induces smokers to smoke some more.

Kicking the butt easier for social media users

September 26, 2013 4:09 pm

People on networking sites identify strongly with other members,making it easier to quit the habit.

E-cigarettes as good as nicotine patches in helping smokers quit

September 08, 2013 12:25 pm

Some experts fear e-cigarettes may be a "gateway" to nicotine addiction and tobacco smoking.

Screening might avert many lung cancer deaths: study

February 28, 2013 10:37 am

A national screening program would represent a breakthrough in the battle against lung cancer.