In a major haul, the rural police busted a racket involved in smuggling tobacco products at Angamaly and arrested two persons.
The above situation is stressing the farm community as consumers shift to smuggled cigarettes that do not use domestic tobacco, FAIFA Vice President.
Several units involved in spurious food products manufacturing have been busted on the outskirts of Cuttack city.
Responding to his election, Narasimha Rao thanked the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha and its members.
“Tobacco use not only harms our health but is also a threat to the health of our friends and family.
The petitioners have also questioned Section 136 of the Finance Act, 2001, which enables the authorities to levy National Calamity Contingency Duty on tobacco and tobacco products.
The incident came to light when police intercepted Chandrasekar who was riding a two-wheeler with the girl on the pillion holding a bag load of biscuits.
DGHS claimed that in 2005, rules were laid down to ban the advertisement of tobacco products but the company carried out a surrogate ad campaign.
Police said the officials had conducted a search at a house in Bharathiar 3rd Street in SS Colony August 22, 2020 based on a tip off.
According to the group, increasing excise on all tobacco products can be a very effective policy measure to address the immediate need to raise revenue by the Centre.
The death rate on account of gutka or paan masala and other tobacco products is much more than that on account of the pandemic, the court said.
The State banning tobacco products in Telangana is in the larger interest of human life and are reasonable restrictions, the HC said.
A workshop on ‘Tobacco Control among Youth in Odisha’ was jointly organised by the Sambalpur University (SU) and Maharashtra-based NGO SBMS on Saturday.
While Railway officials confirmed that it is not mandatory to scan the parcels sent through its network, they said the RPF is conducting regular checks to prevent the transportation of banned materials.
The tobacco products were kept in sacks at a shop at Allapra and a godown at Palakattuthazham, for selling them among migrant workers, said the police.