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Tobacco Products To Have New Textual Warnings From December 1, 2022

Tobacco products manufactured, imported, or packaged on or after December 1, 2022, will have a new display warning. As per the Union Health Ministry, a new image will have a textual warning, "Tobacco causes a painful death.” The new image will be valid for one year period, following which, the new image will have new warnings, "Tobacco causes younger death". The new amendments came under Tobacco Products (Packaging-and-Labelling) Rules, 2008… read-more

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Tobacco, Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act, Union Health Ministry, Indian Ministry, health warnings

Representational photo: Mangaluru International airport.

Photo: The New Indian Express

Woman Smuggling 2.41 Kg Gold Arrested At Mangaluru Airport

Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport on March 11 seized 2.41 kg gold from Mohammad Ali Sameera that she was carrying in her undergarments. As per reports, the seized element is valued at around Rs 1.1 crore and was concealed even in her socks and sanitary pads. Moreover, the Kerala-born inbound from Dubai has violated the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003, as foreign brand cigarettes were seized from her… read-more

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 04:41 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Mangaluru Airport, Gold Smuggling, Kerala, Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act, Custom Officials


Representational photo: A person smoking.

Photo: TIME

Indian Govt Plans To Amend Smoking Age From 18 To 21 Years

Drafting the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Amendment Act, 2020, the Indian government has been planning on increasing the legal age of smoking from 18 to 21 years. The bill proposes to ban designated smoking rooms in restaurants and airports as well as increase penalties for rule-violation in public areas. The government have sought to ban loose cigarettes and penalize seven years jail-term with Rs 1 lakh fine for selling tobbaco to… read-more

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 04:31 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Government of India, Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act, Tobacco Products, National

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