The controversial tweet was posted by Vishvas Sarang, the Minister for Medical Education and Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief on Tuesday.
Voluntary Organisation in Interest of Consumer Education (Consumer VOICE), a New Delhi-based NGO, conducted the survey covering a sample pool of 1,476 people aged above 18.
Finance Ministry data showed that the overall GST collection from these products, including cess, during FY 2019-20 was Rs 53,540 crore and excise collection Rs 1,610 crore.
Under Customs regulations, one passenger can bring only a maximum of 100 cigarette sticks.
According to the CTF officials, Brahma Reddy has been working as a driver in a transport company SR Logistics South India Group at the Iron Yard for the past one year.
While anti-smoking efforts are commendable, they need to take into account the dependency of a smoker.
South Africa imposed an unprecedented ban to prevent respiratory problems associated with COVID-19, but few smokers were deterred, thanks to the thriving illegal market.
Lewis said that educating younger generation and people rural India, is one big key to remove concerns that have come up against E-cigarettes.
This was according to a study aimed at understanding the influence of women in TV commercials.
PIL by hospital seeks Rs 10 crore penalty on actor Vijay for posing with cigarette in 'Sarkar' poster
Actor’s appearance is in violation of the Act that prohibits advertisement of tobacco products, says petitioner.
The litigation comes days after the state government directed Vijay, the producer and director of the film "Sarkar" to withdraw the promotional poster, released recently.
The Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control, an NGO, is planning to sue actor Vijay for posing with cigarettes in posters of his upcoming movie ‘Sarkar’.
India threatens tobacco giant Philip Morris with punitive action over alleged anti-smoking laws violation
The move was prompted by a Reuters investigation last month that revealed how Philip Morris was deploying allegedly illegal marketing tactics in India, some targeting young people.
Research shows that asphalt mixed with cigarette butts can handle heavy traffic and also reduce thermal conductivity.
The state government has warned the tobacco companies that legal action will be taken against them if they do not remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city.