WHO has launched new guidance on tobacco product regulation in response to the need for clear, practical advice on building laboratory testing capacity.

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Treasury expects to bring in more than R3bn extra from increases in so-called sin taxes in the 2018-19 fiscal year — if the new “sugar tax” is included under that umbrella.

The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry’s legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco com

VISAKHAPATNAM: Despite the various awareness programmes, Andhra Pradesh has the highest number of smokers in South India with new smokers being constantly added to the numbers.

Health advocates have long argued that prominently displayed pictures of what consumption of tobacco can do to humans — including some grotesque depictions of tumours — help drive home the message

NEW DELHI: Smokers, beware. Delhi police have launched a crackdown on smoking in public places and has over the last four days booked 6,941 people in south Delhi for lighting up in public.

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court said on Monday that cigarette and other tobacco product manufacturers must continue to display pictorial and statutory health warnings on 85% of the product pack area,

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Health for Millions Trust Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/01/2018 regarding amendment to the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling Rules) 2008, as amended by the amending Rules of 2014.

SMOKING is a scourge. It is the leading preventable cause of cancer and kills over 7m people annually, mostly in low- and middle-income countries.