Tue, Jun 13, 2023
Nearly 40 per cent of cancer cases are caused by tobacco, alcohol and pan masala, 4 per cent cases are genetic and 10 per cent are related to cleanliness, while there is no clue about 20 per cent cancer cases.
Sat, Jun 10, 2023
An Indian group representing Netflix, Amazon and Disney has told the government its new tobacco warning rules are impossible to implement for streaming giants and will impinge on content creators' freedom of expression.
Wed, Jan 04, 2023
FAIFA asked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman "to treat tobacco crop like any other agricultural produce and not put additional burden of taxes on legally manufactured products in India as that would have an adverse impact on tobacco farmers".
Mon, Dec 12, 2022
ITC Share Price: News that government could ban on sale of loose cigarettes did not show any impact on ITC stock on Monday. The government may consider banning sale of loose cigarettes after a standing committee of Parliament has sent its recommendations urging the government to do so
Sun, May 31, 2020
"Lockdown in place, shops being closed, if one can manage 2-3 weeks without smoking, then why not forever?"
Mon, May 04, 2020
The amended Rules will be applicable w.e.f. 1st September 2020.
Fri, May 31, 2019
In this segment of Aapki Khabar Aapka Fayeda, Know about the side effects of Tobacco & how to avoid it. Watch this video to know more.
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Belgium, Philippines, Nepal, Korea, Germany and the UAE are the major markets for unmanufactured tobacco.
Mon, Jul 03, 2017
Under the GST, a cess is levied on demerit and luxury goods over and above the peak GST rate of 28 per cent.
Wed, May 31, 2017
As per World Bank data, tobacco use kills more than 7 million people every year and costs households and governments over $1.4 trillion through healthcare expenditure and lost productivity.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016
It would mean FDI would be totally banned in the tobacco segment in any form.
Tue, Aug 16, 2016
While tobacco consumption declined by 5.8% from 2013-14 to 2014-15, it declined by even more between 10.15% from 2014-15 to 2015-16.
Fri, Jul 22, 2016
India's FMCG giant ITC on Thursday reported an over 10% rise in its standalone net profit at Rs 2,384.67 crore in the quarter ended June 30. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 2,166 crore in the corresponding quarter of FY2015-16.
Mon, May 23, 2016
AXA warned that without urgent action to curb the rise in smoking-related deaths, tobacco was expected to kill one billion people worldwide during the 21st century.
Tue, May 17, 2016
In 2012, Australia became the first country to mandate that cigarettes must be sold in plain packages, in a bid to reduce smoking rates. This initiative has since been followed by other nations including France and Britain.
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