cigarettes

DRI seizes electronic goods and e-cigarettes worth Rs 80 crore

Recently, the DRI has made a number of seizures which includes Rs 64 crore worth of Chinese toys, Rs.74 Crore worth of Cosmetic items and E-Cigarettes & Foreign Brand Cigarettes worth 134 crores.

published on : 16th January 2023

Foreign cigarettes worth Rs 3 crore seized by Vijayawada Customs Commissionerate

Officials suspect 30 lakh seized cigarettes might have been smuggled from Myanmar

published on : 4th January 2023

Ensure enforcement of ban on sale of e-cigarettes: Delhi HC to govt

The court was hearing a public interest litigation claiming ‘abundant presence’ of e-cigarettes and other related substances in the city.

published on : 13th December 2022

Foreign cigarettes worth Rs 8 crore seized in Vijayawada

Customs intercepts two trucks coming from Bihar, finds 80 lakh cigarettes hidden under high-density polyethylene

published on : 31st August 2022

Vijayawada Customs Commissionerate seizes 26 lakh smuggled foreign cigarettes

The sleuths intercepted a truck based on a tip-off on the highway and detained the driver after he failed to produce relevant documents, an official release from the Principal Commissioner said.

published on : 4th August 2022

New tobacco warning on packs from December 1

The ministry released two images both displaying a man with a substantial cancerous growth on his mouth due to tobacco use and two textual warnings.

published on : 30th July 2022

Cigarette and other tobacco product packs will get a new warning from Dec 1

The ministry released two images – both displaying a man with substantial cancerous growth on his mouth due to tobacco use – and two textual warnings.

published on : 30th July 2022

Delhi police arrest three with tobacco products worth Rs 30 lakh

The contraband approximately worth Rs 30 lakh contains 16,190 packets of illegally smuggled imported cigarettes and 580 packets of cigars. 

published on : 28th June 2022

Regulate but don't ban E-cigarettes: Traders to government

Lewis said that educating younger generation and people rural India, is one big key to remove concerns that have come up against E-cigarettes.

published on : 13th September 2019

‘Portraying women as sex objects helps booze, cigarette firms’

This was according to a study aimed at understanding the influence of women in TV commercials.

published on : 12th May 2019

Actor Vijay lands in soup for posing with cigarettes in 'Sarkar' poster

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’.

published on : 23rd June 2018

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.

published on : 18th August 2017

Cigarette butts may be reused to build roads

Research shows that asphalt mixed with cigarette butts can handle heavy traffic and also reduce thermal conductivity.

published on : 7th August 2017