Pictorial warnings

Govt to go ahead with pictorial warnings on tobacco packets

 Union Health Minister J P Nadda today said his ministry will stick to the deadline of April 1 to implement larger pictorial warnings on tobacco packets despite a parliamentary panel's recommendations to keep the proposal on hold.

Mar 24, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

Pictorial warnings on tobacco packs: Health minister handed petition

 Around 38,740 signatures collected as part of a campaign backing the government's move to have new health warnings on packets of tobacco products in India have been submitted to Union Health Minister JP Nadda.

Mar 22, 2015, 10:02 AM IST

Assam joins campaign for new health warning on tobacco packs

Several representations and 'signed letters' from Assam have been sent to the Prime Minister and Health Minister supporting for stronger/new pictorial warnings to be implemented on all tobacco packs from April 1 next.

Mar 10, 2015, 21:24 PM IST

Rahul Dravid bats for plugging loopholes in tobacco control laws

 Former cricketer Rahul Dravid, who is India's ambassador for the tobacco control campaign, has written to Health Minister J P Nadda urging him to implement the new pictorial warnings from April 1 and ensure that existing loopholes in the legal framework that are exploited by tobacco industry are plugged.

Mar 09, 2015, 21:55 PM IST

Present tobacco pictorial warnings unclear: Health Ministry

Pictorial warnings feature lungs X-ray, a cross section of lungs with related cancer and a scorpion.

Apr 05, 2011, 00:53 AM IST

Present tobacco pictorial warnings unclear: Health Ministry

Pictorial warnings feature lungs X-ray, a cross section of lungs with related cancer and a scorpion.

Apr 05, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

New pictorial warnings on tobacco products from June 1

Come June 1 and cigarette packets and tobacco products will carry a new set of pictorial health warnings, an NGO said on Wednesday.

Mar 10, 2010, 19:07 PM IST

New pictorial warnings on tobacco products from June 1

Come June 1 and cigarette packets and tobacco products will carry a new set of pictorial health warnings, an NGO said on Wednesday.

Mar 10, 2010, 00:00 AM IST