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Mumbai: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence seizes foreign cigarettes worth Rs 4.75 crore being smuggled from Dubai

Mumbai: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence seizes foreign cigarettes worth Rs 4.75 crore being smuggled from Dubai

Total 21,60,000 cigarette sticks of smuggled cigarettes of Gudang Garam valued at Rs. 4,75,20,000 were seized.

UP in Smoke: Ciggies shave 25% off ITC’s profit

UP in Smoke: Ciggies shave 25% off ITC’s profit

Segments such as hotels, cigarettes, education and stationery products, and paperboards and packaging were impacted the most, the company...Read More

Smoking is injurious for mental health too

Smoking is injurious for mental health too

Jerusalem: Cigarette smoking may not only be harmful to the lungs but also lead to poor mental health, according to a study. The research...Read More

Union Cabinet approves ban on e-cigarettes

Union Cabinet approves ban on e-cigarettes

New Delhi: The union cabinet on Wedensday approved an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes and e-hookahs in the country.Briefing reporters after...Read More

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Indore: Cigarette fire ‘burns’ woman alive

A woman was charred to death after a fire broke out in her bed due to a cigarette fire in Khudel area early on Tuesday. She was living at...Read More

Tobacco products, cigarette packs to have toll-free number to help fight addiction

Tobacco products, cigarette packs to have toll-free number to help fight addiction

Mumbai: In order to curb the menace of cigarette smoking and smokeless tobacco, all tobacco products and cigarette packs will soon carry ...Read More

GST Council hikes cess on cigarette to offset makers’ windfall

GST Council hikes cess on cigarette to offset makers’ windfall

New Delhi: The GST Council today hiked cess on cigarettes to take away the “windfall” manufacturers were reaping due to an anomaly that c...Read More

Demonetisation Health Boon: Cigarette sales go down by 40 percent!

Demonetisation Health Boon: Cigarette sales go down by 40 percent!

Since the past months we are hearing lot of things about demonetisation and its effect on how the common man has suffered from the Rs 500...Read More

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Cigarette cos gain ground despite duty hike, ITC surges 9 pc

Mumbai: Led by ITC, cigarette stocks today surged by up to 9 per cent despite a hike in excise duty on tobacco products. Shares of ITC su...Read More

Graphic images on cigarette packs may not deter smokers

Graphic images on cigarette packs may not deter smokers

Washington : Graphic warning labels with images of diseased lungs or mouth on cigarette packages may not really prompt smokers to kick th...Read More

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Fight over cigarette puffs out teen’s life

New Delhi : A wordy duel that broke out over the refusal of a cigarette buy an 18-year-old boy to his younger brother resulted in his dea...Read More

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‘100-bn cigarette butts discarded in India yearly’

Indore : Over 39.5 percent adults in Madhya Pradesh use tobacco in some or other form. Thus, one can guess the quantity of tobacco waste ...Read More

Smoking, binge boozing linked to epigenetic signs of aging

Smoking, binge boozing linked to epigenetic signs of aging

Washington DC : As per a recent study, cigarette smoking and heavy alcohol use are associated with epigenetic signs of aging.

How India’s Tax System Helps Heavily Taxed Cigarettes Flourish

How India’s Tax System Helps Heavily Taxed Cigarettes Flourish

In March 2015—in response to a drop in sales as taxes more than doubled over four years—India’s leading cigarette company ITC Ltd. shorte...Read More

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ITC Q4 net up 4% at Rs 2,361 cr

New Delhi : Diversified group ITC reported a modest 3.65 per cent increase in its standalone net profit at Rs 2,361.18 crore for the four...Read More

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Woman shopkeeper robbed of gold chain

BHOPAL : A 55-year-old woman, who runs a grocery and STD shop in the Bairagarh area, was robbed of her gold chain by two bike-borne youth...Read More

Used cigarette butts may power future computers

Used cigarette butts may power future computers

Seoul: Scientists have successfully converted used cigarette butts into a high performing material that could be integrated into computer...Read More

Unable to kick the butt? Blame your brain

Unable to kick the butt? Blame your brain

Washington: Brains of some smokers may be hardwired to succeed at quitting, a new study has found. The study showed greater connectivity ...Read More

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Maha budget: ciggies, liquor, cosmetics to cost more

Mumbai: With large parts of Maharashtra reeling under severe drought, the state Budget presented today proposed hike in taxes on cigarett...Read More

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