Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

tobacco pictorial warnings


The bumpy road to 85%: How tobacco packs came to have bigger warnings

May 09, 2016 3:46 am

Manufacturers of tobacco products must now display large visual warnings that cover 85% of the packet surface. The journey has seen interventions by a Parliamentary Committee and the courts.

Government ‘committed’ on tobacco warnings says Health Minister J P Nadda

April 30, 2015 3:19 am

The government has put on hold its decision to ask tobacco firms to introduce pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of packaging for tobacco products.

Canadian Cancer Society urges Modi to bring 85% warnings

April 17, 2015 5:08 am

Canada was the first country to implement pictorial health warnings in 2001.

Panel defers to lobbies over science, tobacco warnings put on hold

April 01, 2015 3:54 am

On March 24, Gujarat BJP MP Dilip Gandhi said that no Indian study has established that tobacco causes cancer.