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Tobacco

Jun 08, 2020 19:51
The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, which is an affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, has asked the central ministry to view beedi as separate from other tobacco products and formulate new policies accordingly. read more
May 15, 2020 14:57
In a letter to all state health ministers, Vardhan said smokeless tobacco users have a tendency to spit in public places, increasing health risks especially those of spreading contagious diseases like Covid-19, tuberculosis, swine flu, encephalitis and others. read more
Mar 31, 2020 12:51
Covid-19 update: The health ministry urged people not to panic if they get infected with the novel coronavirus, stating most people get better and advised practicing self-isolation and taking medications that are advised. read more
Feb 02, 2020 07:14
Besides being in the highest GST slab of 28 per cent, cigarettes attract higher compensation cess under the new indirect tax regime. read more
Aug 27, 2019 12:28
The anti anti-tobacco cell of Jharkhand has decided to keep a close watch on the use of tobacco inside schools across the state and take action under Cigarette and other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) 2003 against the teachers if they are caught chewing... read more
Jun 08, 2019 04:23
The education department has also asked schools to felicitate students, teachers and other staff members who help in generating awareness about the drive by awarding them with certificates, prizes, among others. read more
May 13, 2019 12:12
The Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH) has come up with an alternative to pan masala that causes a number of health problems due to its tobacco content. read more
May 06, 2019 13:38
Nearly 1000 pamphlets addressed to Ajay Devgn, in which a cancer patient from Rajasthan is talking about his experience, have been pasted on the walls in Sanganer and Jagatpura of Rajasthan. read more
Feb 12, 2019 12:37
Researchers from the University of Minnesota, USA, carried out chemical profiling of eight popular smokeless tobacco brands from Mumbai, and recently published the findings in the scientific journal, Tobacco Regulatory Science. read more
Dec 26, 2018 20:34
The Commission has asked all states and UTs to issue instructions to district electoral officers-cum-district magistrates to ensure prohibition of not just smoking, but also the use of chewable tobacco in all polling booths. read more
Jul 21, 2018 15:10
Is your toothbrush six months old, do you brush gently and are you perpetually suffering from teeth stains and cavities? Follow these expert tips to get healthy teeth. read more
Jul 19, 2018 09:53
There are plans to link the floundering SMS smoking cessation service to the helpline to give people the option of also receiving counselling through text messages. read more