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US regulators Friday banned the sale and import of small cigarettes known as bidis made by an Indian company, their first such action since being given oversight of tobacco products in 2009.
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A local trader was fined Rs 1 lakh for storing banned tobacco-based products, an official said on Thursday.
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Authorities in Kashmir fined 23 people for smoking in public places and issued notices to various restaurant owners for not restricting customers from smoking.
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Guwahati HC has issued a notice to commissioner and secretary of health asking him to file an affidavit on the actions taken to ban gutkha in Assam.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 12:18
The Jharkhand government has reduced value added tax VAT on kerosene from 5% to 2% while the VAT on tobacco products has been increased from 14%to 20%
Last Updated: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 16:17
Authorities in Jammu have penalised seven persons after they were found smoking in a public place in the city, officials said on Sunday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 15:54
Oommen Chandy has sought help from, J Jayalalithaa to see that smuggling of tobacco products from either state does not take place.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 16:19
The city government was asked on Wednesday by the Delhi High Court to examine and decide in two weeks a plea to ban the sale of tobacco products.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 17:18
HP HC directed the state government to file a reply on ensuring implementation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) at public places in the state.
Last Updated: Monday, July 23, 2012, 20:24
After pictorial warnings on tobacco products, the ministry plans to push for plain packaging.
Last Updated: Monday, July 02, 2012, 20:40
Shares of ITC Monday closed over 3 percent down as investor sentiment turned poor after the Uttar Pradesh government last Friday increased taxes on tobacco products from 12.5 percent to 50 percent.
Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 16:53
The Jammu and Kashmir chapter of anti-tobacco NGO VHAI welcomed the state government`s move to hike value added tax on tobacco products.
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