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Tobacco product

May 30, 2020 13:22
Chewing and spitting tobacco or tobacco made products will be an offence under sections 188, 268, 269 and 270 of the IPC, relating to disobedience, public nuisance, negligent act causing the spread of dangerous diseases. read more
May 02, 2020 23:43
The government has categorised all 733 districts across the country in three zones: red (hotspots); orange (having a limited number of Covid-19 cases); and green (no cases). read more
May 02, 2020 23:42
Maharashtra decided to continue with a hard lockdown in Mumbai, Pune, Nashik and Thane, overlooking the exemptions provided by the Centre for red zones, from where the most number of cases have been reported, and allowed liquor sales but not that of tobacco products. read more
Dec 19, 2019 15:35
The number of women and girls who use tobacco products has been steadily declining for years. But tobacco use among males - who account for the overwhelming majority of smokers - has until now been expanding. read more
Aug 21, 2019 23:35
The amended Rules were applicable with effect from September 1, 2018. read more
Jul 07, 2019 07:23
The two budgets also illustrate how far the economy has come from the 1970s, when India was in a semi-socialist cocoon, insulated from the rest of the world by self-imposed, Communist-style economic controls. read more
Jun 06, 2019 02:56
After the incident, the state amended COTPA and imposed a blanket ban on running hookah bars in any place and also laid down a punishment of imprisonment up to three years, making serving of hookah a cognisable offence. read more
May 29, 2019 12:15
The Dadri police initially had picked up the jeweler in connection with a petty theft case in the area, however during interrogation he allegedly revealed that he was involved in buying 1 kg of stolen gold. read more
May 06, 2019 01:01
The study was part of a three-year programme conducted by the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) to help its employees give up tobacco products. read more
Mar 31, 2019 23:19
The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation on February 22 ordered drug controllers across the country to ensure ENDS are not sold, manufactured, distributed, traded, imported and advertised. read more
Jan 16, 2019 23:38
As high as 225 (about 40%) of the 487 points of sale surveyed around 243 schools by Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI) and Consumer Voice as part of the study — ‘Tiny Targets’ — were found flouting the 100-yard guidelines read more
Sep 02, 2018 09:51
Are e-cigarettes safer than traditional cigarettes or are they pathways to nicotine addiction? The debate remains highly polarised on whether e-cigarettes should be banned or not. read more
Aug 05, 2018 15:54
Hookah smoking is quite popular among the youth, but a new study shows how its effects are just as harmful as cigarettes and it can lead to cardiovascular conditions such as heart attack and stroke. read more
May 31, 2018 22:46
Gurugram accounted for 29,989 of the 39,000 fines issued under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) between January 2017 and April 2018. read more
May 30, 2018 16:16
The staggering data also reveals that 24 per cent of children in India under the age of 16 have used some form of tobacco in the past and 14 per cent are still using tobacco products. read more