tobacco products

Court stays action against pan masala company for indirect tobacco ads

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.

published on : 18th December 2021

Not ready to lift ban on harmful tobacco, says Telangana HC

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.

published on : 1st December 2021

Telangana High Court dismisses petitions against State's ban on various tobacco products

The State banning tobacco products in Telangana is in the larger interest of human life and are reasonable restrictions, the HC said.

published on : 30th November 2021

Smugglers taking to rail route eyeing parcel service's loopholes?

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.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Banned tobacco products seized in Kochi

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. 

published on : 22nd November 2021

Will seal shops that sell banned tobacco products like gutka, paan: Ma Subramanian

Shops that sell banned tobacco products like gutka and paan will be sealed if they don’t stop selling them even after notice is served and fine is levied, said Health Minister Ma Subramanian.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Police seize ganja and NDPL worth Rs 50 lakh

In another cases, the police intercepted a car at Gajulapalli and seized 10 cases of Karnataka liquor bottles and arrested two persons.

published on : 18th June 2021

Banned tobacco products worth Rs 97 L seized in 48 hrs

The special drive was carried out on the directions of DGP Gautam Sawang. 

published on : 15th June 2021

Up compensation cess on tobacco products: Experts to GST Council

Experts have said there has not been any major increase in tobacco taxes since the introduction of GST in July 2017, and all tobacco products have become more affordable over the past three years.

published on : 28th May 2021

Himachal Pradesh traders resent barring cigarette shops from selling eatables

Small retailers in Himachal Pradesh on Friday resented the Centre's decision that restricted those dealing with tobacco products not to sell non-tobacco products, calling it "grossly unfair."

published on : 27th October 2017