Treat tobacco crop like any other agricultural produce: Farmers associations to FM

The farmers asked the FM to treat tobacco crop like any other agricultural produce and not put additional burden of taxes on legally manufactured products in India.

published on : 5th January 2023

Export of tobacco products hiked by 1.35% in Fiscal Year 2021-22

In Andhra Pradesh its grown in 10 districts with an annual production of around 121 million kg (2021-22) by 43,000 growers cultivating in an area of 66,000 hectares.

published on : 5th January 2023

Rs 28.11 crore aid released for tobacco loss-hit ryots

Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the initiative has been taken to help the Flue Cured Virginia (FCV) tobacco farmers who have incurred crop loss due to Mandous cyclone.

published on : 4th January 2023

Mandous aftermath: Tobacco farmers suffer loss, Board lends Rs 10K financial aid

Farmers are now seeking support of the government and the Tobacco Board to re-plant the tobacco seedlings.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Kovai cops to educate villagers on tobacco ills

Further, the health department urged the education department instruct headmasters to identify students who are likely to get addicted to tobacco or alcohol if left unattended.

published on : 24th December 2022

TN: Three juveniles force boy to try banned tobacco item, detained

Three juveniles were detained by Pavoorchatram police on Thursday for allegedly forcing a primary school boy to consume a banned tobacco product.

published on : 16th December 2022

New Zealand to phase in near-total smoking ban

Under legislation passed by parliament Tuesday, cigarettes will be much weaker, more difficult to buy and permanently unavailable to anyone currently under 14 years old.

published on : 13th December 2022

Tobacco crop acreage likely to go up in Prakasam

Compared to average tobacco price of Rs 116.30 a kg in 2019-20, farmers got a good price of Rs 169.2 a kg last season (2021-22).

published on : 30th October 2022

Coimbatore: Rs 16000 fine collected in drive against banned tobacco products

This is the highest fine amount collected in the State. Coimbatore is followed by Sivakasi, which collected a fine of Rs 15,700 and Tenkasi, which collected a fine of Rs 11,800.

published on : 11th October 2022

Three arrested with gutka worth Rs 10 lakhs in AP

Veerulapadu police arrested three persons in connection with smuggling and illegal transportation of banned tobacco products on Saturday.

published on : 10th October 2022

Karnataka HC upholds levy of double tax on tobacco products

The court also said that the levy of excise duty on tobacco and tobacco products is a matter of public policy and therefore it would not interfere.

published on : 2nd October 2022

HC quashes ban on manufacture, sale of chewing tobacco in Delhi

Delhi High Court has quashed the notifications of the Food Safety Commissioner prohibiting the manufacture, storage, and sale of gutka, pan masala, tobacco, and similar products.

published on : 29th September 2022

Cuba without electricity after hurricane hammers power grid

Hurricane Ian hit a Cuba that has been struggling with an economic crisis and has faced frequent power outages in recent months.

published on : 28th September 2022

Telangana DGP issues circular on tobacco order by SC

Assistant Government Pleader for Home Akula Manoj Kumar filed the circular as instructed by the court and claimed that the above-mentioned circular has sensitised all officials on the matter.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Publicise SC’s stay on tobacco GO, Telangana HC tells DGP

Sri Venkateswhara Traders moved the Supreme Court following which the apex court stayed the notification on March 31, 2022.

published on : 21st September 2022

Youth murdered by Nihangs for smoking lay bleeding for hours; passers-by remained mute spectators 

There is no ban on drinking or smoking in the city.

published on : 8th September 2022

TN books most cases in tobacco smuggling in ’21

State police attribute rise in cases to heavy crackdown on the contraband across TN

published on : 31st August 2022

E-cigarette; vape or smoke, call it quits

There are now 82 million vapers worldwide. The consequences of long-term vaping are yet to be investigated.

published on : 7th August 2022

Renewal of tobacco barn licences from August 12

Tobacco barn is a building or sheds in which flue-cured virginia (FCV) tobacco is cured with or without supplement heat

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
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