Judgement of the Madras High Court in the matter of R. Mallika & Others Vs A.Babu dated 08/06/2015 regarding lives lost due to non-wearing of protective headgear, namely, helmet, as mandated under Section 129 of the Motor Vehicles, Act, 1988.

Following a controversy sparked recently over remarks by some Members of Parliament on tobacco use, a group of leading film-makers is seeking to dilute the strong tobacco control measures undertake

The Committee on Subordinate Legislation present this Fourth Report of the Committee on examination of the provisions contained in the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 and the rules framed thereunder.

Judgement of the Delhi High Court in the matter of Delhi Waste Management Limited Vs Municipal Corporation Of Delhi dated 20/02/2015 regarding four advertisements displayed on two Waste Storage Depots - Dhalaos (structures constructed for collection of waste) situated opposite Okhla, New Delhi and near Sant Nagar, New Delhi. The petitioner was also called upon to pay damage charges of `2,07,000/- for the month of May 2011 with respect to the aforesaid advertisements.

A Bill further to amend the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003.

The aim of the bill is to provide for adequate protection of the interests of consumers and for prevention of unfair trade practices and for the said purposes to make provisions for establishment of the Consumer Protection Councils and other authorities for better administration and for timely and effective settlement of consumers' disputes and

Islamabad—Using various tactics to entice people, especially youth, tobacco industry has been killing over 100,000 Pakistanis every year.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Sabu Mathew George Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/12/2014 regarding advertisements in violation of the legal provisions contained in the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994, as amended from time to time by Google India, Yahoo India and Mocrosoft Corporation (I) Pvt. Ltd.

Sugary drinks are the leading single source of empty calories in young people’s diets and directly contribute to diet-related diseases, including obesity and diabetes. Each 8-ounce serving of a sugary drink added to a child’s diet increases his or her risk of obesity by 60%.4.

Islamabad - Members of civil society and media have supported tobacco control advocates’ efforts for legislation on comprehensive ban on tobacco advertisement, promotion and sponsorship (TAPS).

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