Headlines Tagged with India — 7,415 headlines found
[Asia, India, Florida] ROY: The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict: Time for smokers to stop playing dumb
In India I am used to being in a group where I am the only person not smoking. Without ash trays in the house a social life seemed impossible. I have hung out with friends in a bar where everyone is lighting up under a No Smoking sign. No one gives me a
Jul 22, 2014 Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:35
Is the government of India doing anything to take on the tobacco industry? The Supreme Court of India doesn’t think so – and in July 2013, reprimanded the government for colluding with the tobacco industry and its lobbyists. “Every day, every moment, peo
Aug 13, 2013 Newslaundry (in)
added Sep 13, 2013 15:35
Even as Woody Allen opposes the use of Government’s anti-tobacco campaign disclaimers in his film, Nandita Murukutla of World Lung Foundation, the campaign collaborator, tells us that it is an important effort in a country that has millions of tobacco us
Oct 9, 2013 The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 9, 2013 12:45
"The new study reiterates that hookah smoke is a less harmful option compared to cigarette smoking. But I would emphasise more on herbal hookahs which are free of tobacco or nicotine as the best alternative," said Shireen Parker, vice-president of Arabia
Sep 23, 2013 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 23, 2013 12:27
The distinction between a cigarillo and a cigarette has important legal and financial implications. Since the wrapper of a cigarillo contains tobacco, cigarillos are taxed at the same rate as small cigars. In 2002, the US federal tax rate for small cigar
Mar 1, 2003 Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2015 15:02
[Asia, India] After Delhi govt appeal, Sunny Leone shies off endorsing tobacco products, says hubby Daniel Weber
Actress Sunny Leone has promised she won't be advertising any product related to tobacco in the future, following the Delhi government's appeal to a couple of actors urging them not to endorse pan masala and tobacco products.
Jan 20, 2016 Financial Express (in)
added Jan 22, 2016 23:51
There is bad news for smokers as cigarettes will cost more in UP as the state government has increased VAT on all kinds of tobacco, including cigar and ‘khaini’, up to 40 per cent besides imposing a ban on sale of loose cigarettes.
Sep 24, 2015 Daily Pioneer (in)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:27
80 percent of more than 300 million consumers of smokeless tobacco in 70 countries belong to India and Bangladesh, a report on the global use of smokeless tobacco has claimed.
Dec 16, 2014 Zee News (in)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:09
Roberta Walburn – lead litigator ... Some Ministry of Health officials say it is premature to talk about an endgame in India. They are not alone. “The use of the term ‘endgame’ implies that conditions are in place to be certain that the end of tobacco us
Aug 12, 2013 Newslaundry (in)
added Sep 13, 2013 15:32
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is replacing these spots with two new spots titled ‘Child’ and ‘Dhuan’ to be effective from 2nd October 2013. These spots have been dubbed in 16 Indian languages for a pan India coverage.
Sep 30, 2013 NVO-Northern Voices Online (in)
added Oct 1, 2013 03:31