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Week on, Punjab rolls back plan to lift tobacco ban

On May 31, 2015, on World No Tobacco Day, the World Health Organisation had honoured the Punjab government for its campaign to curb tobacco use.

No objection to larger tobacco warning: Agriculture ministry

The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules 2014 were notified in October last year and would have come into effect from April 1, 2015.


Maharashtra: State bans sale of manufactured chewing tobacco

CM Devendra Fadnavis had last week announced extension of the three-year ban on gutkha, pan masala, and floured scented tobacco/supari for another year.

Tobacco Ban: State calls for stricter measures, school heads to be accountable

According to a Government Resolution (GR), school heads will have to sign and fill up an undertaking with their picture.

HC seeks Delhi govt's reply on plea against ban on chewable tobacco

Justice Rajiv Shakdher issued notice to Food Safety Commissioner of the Delhi government while restraining it from taking any action against sellers till the next date of hearing on May 20.

Meet the beedi barons

Relationship between beedi trade and politics is as old as the business itself in India —dating back to 1910.


No coercive action on tobacco ban, government told

The company has also claimed chewing tobacco was distinct from gutkha or paan masala.

Pune: Tobacco traders felicitate BJP MP Dilip Gandhi

Gandhi had reportedly said there had been no Indian study that linked tobacco with cancer.

Letters to the editor: Holy Smoke

The committee of MPs must be reconstituted with people who have a background in the health sector.

Smoke and mirrors

An MP with an interest in tobacco cannot influence anti-tobacco policy.