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.
Officials suspect 30 lakh seized cigarettes might have been smuggled from Myanmar
The court was hearing a public interest litigation claiming ‘abundant presence’ of e-cigarettes and other related substances in the city.
Customs intercepts two trucks coming from Bihar, finds 80 lakh cigarettes hidden under high-density polyethylene
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.
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.
The ministry released two images – both displaying a man with substantial cancerous growth on his mouth due to tobacco use – and two textual warnings.
The contraband approximately worth Rs 30 lakh contains 16,190 packets of illegally smuggled imported cigarettes and 580 packets of cigars.
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.
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.