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Cigarette and bidi manufacturers may soon have to declare tar and nicotine content on their packets, with government preparing to launch testing labs.
Sep 20, 2015 The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 22, 2015 16:21
Cigarette and bidi manufacturers may soon have to declare tar and nicotine content on their packets, with the government setting in motion the process of establishing tobacco testing laboratories. "Five laboratories are being set up for testing tobacco p
Sep 20, 2015 PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:15
Commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday assured tobacco farmers that their entire crop will be purchased by traders by the end of the month. She made the statement after visiting Prakasam district personally to assess the tobacco purc
Sep 19, 2015 Times of India
added Sep 19, 2015 23:55
Even as the Tobacco Board was grappling with carryover stocks and poor prices of low and medium grades, the suicide of two farmers -- Bollineni Krishna Rao and Venkat Rao -- within two days in Prakasam district, turned the spotlight on the crisis.
Sep 17, 2015 The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 19, 2015 22:25
chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu has requested the Centre to immediately press its agencies into purchases. He suggested that the tobacco board or the state trading corporation (STC) be allowed to pick up the stocks from the market on war footing basis.
Sep 16, 2015 Times of India
added Sep 17, 2015 12:38
[Asia, India] National Forum for Tobacco Eradication condemns partnership between govt ministries and tobacco industry
it is extremely concerned that the Summit on sustainability is being co-organized and sponsored by a leading tobacco company (ITC Pvt Ltd.). The Summit also has participation by Alcohol Industry (SABMiller India).
Sep 16, 2015 merinews (in)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:34
manufacturing, storage, distribution and sale of gutkha, pan masala, flavoured or scented tobacco and similar products containing tobacco have been completely banned in the state. The minister said that other products containing tobacco available in marke
Sep 9, 2015 Hindustan Times (in)
added Sep 10, 2015 13:20
Notwithstanding concerns over members with conflicting interests being part of parliamentary panels, bidi baron Shyama Charan Gupta has been nominated to the reconstituted panel looking into the issue of increasing size of pictorial warnings on tobacco pr
Sep 8, 2015 The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 8, 2015 11:11
The Dili Declaration called on governments, United Nations agencies and partners to accelerate tobacco control in the region which accounts for over one-third of the world's tobacco use. "Tobacco kills 1.3 million people in the region every year, includi
Sep 8, 2015 New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:31
the committee on subordinate legislation, which asked the health ministry to defer the warnings and has been looking into it since then, has been reconstituted for one more year till August 2016. Interestingly, no members, including bidi baron Shyam Chara
Sep 8, 2015 Asian Age (in)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:28