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High Court snuffs tremendous tobacco challenge(19.05.2016)

Tobacco companies launched full scale war against British legislation enabling Notifications & Circulars

New Licensing Policy for Tobacco(07.12.2016)

Proposal for bringing manufacture of "Other Tobacco Products" such as Khaini, Tobacco blended Pan Masala, Hookah or Gooduku tobacco, Zarda, Bidis and .....

Tags : Tobacco, Policy, License

Union Health Ministry releases OTT guidelines for regulation of online depiction of Tobacco Products in online curated content(31.05.2023)

On World No-Tobacco Day, Union Health Minister, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya released OTT guidelines for regulation of online depiction of Tobacco Products i.....

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New Specific Health Warning on Tobacco Products Packs(20.08.2018)

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has notified new sets of specified health warnings for all tobacco product packs by mak.....

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No Harm In Pictorial Warnings For Tobacco Products: Supreme Court(17.07.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to stay the operation of new amended rules of Union Health Ministry directing manufacturers to have graphic warning images o.....

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Government Hikes Excise Duty on Cigarettes, Tobacco, Pan Masala(01.02.2017)

Government has increased excise duty on cigars and cheroots to 12.5%, on pan masala to 9%, and on other unmanufactured tobacco to 8.3%.

Tags : Government, Excise duty, cigars, pan masala, tobacco

AP HC: Tobacco Does Not Fall Under Definition of ‘Food’ under Food Safety Standards Act(26.11.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has reiterated that tobacco does not fall within the definition of "food" as specified under Section 3(i)(j) of the Food Saf.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Ban on Tobacco Products(16.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has asked Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) to approach State in event of any problem rising in implementation of order date.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Cancer Patients Aid Association, Tobacco Products, Ban

Allahabad HC Quashes Punishment of UP Govt. Employee Caught Chewing Tobacco at Work(20.11.2018)

Allahabad High Court has found the punishment excessive, given to a government employee for chewing tobacco at work after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Response on Idea of Banning Chewing Tobacco(04.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked that 'Why should chewing of tobacco not be banned as such a step would end problem posed by 'gutka' and 'pan masala'.

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Delhi HC Sets Aside Ban on Manufacture & Sale of Chewing Tobacco Products in National Capital(29.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has quashed notifications prohibiting manufacture, storage, distribution or sale of Chewing Tobacco Products in national capital, and.....

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Karnataka HC: GST And Excise Duty leviable on Tobacco And Tobacco-derived Products(07.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that the Union government is entitled to levy Central GST (CGST) as well as excise duty on tobacco and tobacco-derived p.....

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Madras HC: Government’s Argument Against Tobacco is Like Devil Quoting Scripture(28.10.2022)

Madras High Court while dealing with State's argument that consumption of tobacco is causing a serious health hazard and Article 47 of the Constitutio.....

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Delhi High Court Refrains From Vacating Order Against Ban on Tobacco Products(04.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has refrained itself from vacating an order by which the Aam Aadmi Party Government was restrained from taking coercive measures agai.....

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Calcutta HC Allows Use Of Hookah In Licensed Restaurants And Bars(25.01.2023)

Calcutta High Court has allowed use of hookah in restaurants and bars in the State after noting that the Central as well as the State governments earn.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, hookah, tobacco, restaurants, bars

SC Stays Madras HC Order That Set Aside Notification Banning Sale of Chewing Tobacco in Tamil Nadu(26.04.2023)

Supreme Court has stayed the Madras High Court’s order setting aside notification imposing a ban on sale of Gutka, Pan Masala, flavoured or scented fo.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Chewing Tobacco, Ban, Sale

Delhi HC Upholds Validity of Notifications Banning Manufacture & Sale of Chewing Tobacco Products(11.04.2023)

Delhi High Court while upholding notification of State banning manufacture & sale of chewing tobacco products and observed that though scheduled produ.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, COTPA, Notifications, Ban, Chewing Tobacco

NGT Seeks Centre’s Response on Tobacco Disposal at Public Places(24.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has irked over tobacco disposal at public places and sought response from Union Ministry of Environment and Forest, Mini.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Delhi, Centre to Stop Sale of Tobacco Near Schools(16.08.2019)

Delhi High Court directed the Centre and the AAP Government to ensure effective implementation of the law prohibiting sale of cigarettes and other tob.....

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SC: Youth Don’t Care for Pictorial Warnings, Smoke Anyway(01.02.2016)

Supreme Court has irked over the youth, saying that they were not bothered about any warnings regarding the side-effects of tobacco smoking.

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Madras HC Comes Down Heavily on Tobacco Sale Near Schools(14.06.2016)

Madras High Court has directed public health department and police officers to crack down on tobacco sale and use in the vicinity of schools and said,.....

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SC Seeks Centre’s Reply on Tobacco Products' Plain Packaging(09.03.2016)

Supreme Court has sought view of Centre on a PIL for immediate implementation of plain packaging rules, like in some foreign countries, for cigarette .....

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Del. HC: Rule 8 of Chewing Tobacco & Unmanufactured Tobacco Packing Machines Rules is Valid(08.09.2023)

Delhi High Court while upholding the validity of Rule 8 of Chewing Tobacco and Unmanufactured Tobacco Packing Machines (Capacity Determination and Col.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Chewing Tobacco, Central Excise Act, Ultra Vires

Supreme Court Stays Karnataka Court Order On Pictorial Warning On Tobacco Packs(09.01.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed the operation of a Karnataka High Court order setting aside 2014 rules mandating that 85 per cent space on both sides of pack.....

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Cigarette, Tobacco Packs to Have Larger Warnings from April 1(01.04.2016)

Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2014, have been implemented from April 1. Cigarette and tobacco packs.....

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Mad. HC: Can’t Keep a Shop Closed Forever Merely Because it had Banned Tobacco Product for Sale(04.01.2024)

Madras High Court while observing that sealing a shop affects the right to livelihood of a person guaranteed under Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitutio.....

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Del. HC Upheld Stay on Notices by DGHS To Companies Involved in Surrogate Ad. of Tobacco Products(25.01.2024)

Delhi High Court has upheld the stay on the show cause notices issued by Director General of Health Services (DGHS) to two companies for allegedly inv.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Surrogate Advertisements, Tobacco Products, Dilbagh Pan Masala, Vimal Elaichi

Supreme Court: Tobacco Firms Should Use Pictorial Warnings(04.05.2016)

Supreme Court has directed all tobacco companies to implement the rule mandating 85% pictorial warnings on packets of tobacco products.

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SC: Criminal Action Can’t be Taken u/s 5(1) COTPA Against Persons Not Engaged in Tobacco Business(17.01.2024)

Supreme Court has held that criminal action under Section 5 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation .....

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SC Orders Strict Implementation of Ban on Chewing Tobacco(26.09.2016)

SC has made it clear that it has banned sale of all forms of chewable tobacco or nicotine and has therefore directed authorities, including Food Safet.....

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice to Centre Seeking Ban on Tobacco Ads(11.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued a notice to the Health Ministry on a public suit seeking directions to concerned authorities to impose a ban over advertis.....

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Kerala HC: Mere Keeping of Tobacco Products at Home Not Pecuniary(17.02.2022)

Kerala High Court has ruled that mere keeping of tobacco products at one's residence does not attract any offence per se. The Court has allowed the pe.....

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