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New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Consumer groups in the Asia-Pacific are holding a webinar on 26 September 2020 to encourage countries in the region to acknowledge tobacco harm reduction (THR) as a human right and discuss the merits of smoke-free nicotine products as much safe
Updated : 1 week, 6 days ago IST
Kochi (Kerala) [India], September 14 (ANI): The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) at Kozhikode International Airport seized 100-grams of gold, 100 packets of tobacco from a passenger who was travelling from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), said the Commissionerate of Customs (Preventive), Kochi, on
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New Delhi [India] September 3 (ANI/NewsVoir): Quitting smoking on one's own is hard and takes many attempts to succeed, which can be overcome if smokers have access to diverse cessation options, former smokers said during a webinar organized recently to assess the effectiveness of cold turke
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Panaji (Goa) [India], Aug 25 (ANI): Public health groups, doctors and economists have urged the GST council to increase the compensation cess on all tobacco products that can provide additional tax revenue of Rs 49,740 crore for the government, the National Organisation for Tobacco Eradicati
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New Delhi [India], Aug 18 (ANI): The number of cancer cases in the country in 2020 was estimated at 13.9 lakh of which about 27% was due to tobacco use, according to the National Cancer Registry Programme Report 2020, released by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National Cen
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North Carolina [USA], Aug 5 (ANI): An online survey involving nearly 800 cigar smokers found that majority of the people surveyed intended to quit smoking due to concerns about elevated health risks if they contracted COVID-19, more than twice as many reported they increased rather than decr
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Thursday, issued two new pictorial health warnings for the mandatory display on tobacco products.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 22 (ANI): A man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly procuring and selling noxious tobacco worth Rs 10.4 lakh in an illegal manner in Hyderabad.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 20 (ANI): Kanchikacherla Police has arrested four persons and seized Gutka worth Rs 54 lakh, 5.5 kg Ganja and prohibited foreign cigarettes along with Rs 6.3 lakh cash from a vehicle on Saturday.
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 19 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy addressed the tobacco board review meeting focusing on farmer-trader issues at the Tadepalli camp office on Thursday.
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], June 18 (ANI): Jharkhand government on Thursday banned the consumption of all types of tobacco products at public places in the entire state, in view of rising COVID-19 cases.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 13 (ANI): The Directorate General of GST Intelligence and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence conducted joint raids at 16 locations of three pan masala and tobacco companies in Madhya Pradesh, in which GST evasions of Rs 225 crores were detected.