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November 13, 2017

Separate sachets, printed warnings: Rules tilted to beat the ban, chew tobacco

The ban, that came into existence after an SC ruling, is not followed and buying chewable tobacco is as easy as buying toffees. The death of […]
October 27, 2017

Upcoming Event: Workshop on “Priorities in Smokeless Tobacco Control – Research & Training Needs”

October 6, 2017

Amend article 47

According to the World Health Organization, tobacco use is responsible for six of eight leading causes of death worldwide and kills more people than HIV/AIDS, legal […]
October 3, 2017

‘Second hand smoke a major problem’

Dr Rana J Singh, Deputy Regional Director, South East Asia, International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (a voluntary scientific organisation) has played a significant role […]
September 30, 2017

Karnataka Govt bans loose sale of tobacco products with immediate effect

The Karnataka state government on Wednesday issued a formal notification banning the loose sale of cigarettes, beedis and chewing tobacco products with immediate effect. The Congress-led […]