Choking investment will give teeth to fight against tobacco

It’s time for #ustoo movement in investments In October 2018, a major development in Australia escaped the attention of Indian news media and tobacco activists alike. An epoch-making moment, it signifies a big shift in the fight against tobacco. The Australia-based not-for-profit, Tobacco-Free Portfolios, launched the world’s first ‘Verified Tobacco-Free’ certification stamp. It will be […]

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Farmers Body Supports Ban On FDI In Tobacco Sector

New Delhi: Pitching for a ban on foreign investment in tobacco sector, Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA) on Friday said multinational firms are using ambiguities in the FDI policy to endorse international brands in the country, which encourages illegal trade. FAIFA, which claims to represent ‘lakhs of tobacco growers’ in India, alleged the […]

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NITI Aayog Concerned Over Total FDI Ban In Tobacco Sector

New Delhi: The proposal to completely ban foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector has run into rough weather as NITI Aayog has raised certain issues on the plan. However, the proposal of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has got the support of the Finance Ministry. The DIPP is expected to […]

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E-Cigarettes to Be Regulated as Tobacco products

E-cigarettes will be regulated as tobacco merchandise, federal authorities announced on Thursday. In a protracted-awaited ruling, the U.S. food and Drug management (FDA) finalized policies that deliverthe business enterprise authority to regulate all tobacco products which includes e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, as well as different products. till now, e-cigarettes have been notregulated […]

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