Navigation Links
'Smoking Kills' Warning Soon on Tobacco Products

"Tobacco Kills/Smoking Kills" -- such health warnings would be mandatory on all tobacco products soon failing which the sellers would attract stringent penalty including imprisonment. //

Other health warnings that could appear on tobacco packages include "Skull and Bones Sign" or a pictorial representation of ill-effects of tobacco use and a health message.

The Health and Family Welfare Ministry headed by Anbumani Ramadoss, who has been a staunch advocate against smoking, has notified rules in this regard.

"The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packing and Labelling) Rules 2006 make it mandatory that every package of cigarette or any other tobacco product shall contain the specified health warning," an official release said today.

The new rules would come into effect from February one next year so as to allow the trade and industry to make the necessary changes in their trade practices.

Any person who produces or manufactures cigarettes or tobacco products without the specified warning shall in the case of first conviction be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine which may extend to Rs 5,000, or with both.

The second or subsequent conviction would lead to imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years and with fine which may extend to Rs 10,000.

Source:PTI News
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Early Warning System For Breast Cancer
2. Warning on radiowave exposure
3. A Seizure Late In Life Could be A Stroke Warning
4. Blood Pressure An Early Warning Sign Of Alzheimer’s Disease
5. Early Warning Signs Of Heart Disease
6. Warning Issued by FDA on consumption of the drug Tysabri used to treat Multiple Sclerosis
7. Warning issued by FDA over "Liqiang 4 Capsules"
8. Warning Signs On Powered Baby Milk
9. People Still Neglect To Use Sunscreen In Spite Of Cancer Warnings
10. Global Outbreak Of Bird Flu Warning By Chinese Scientist
11. Experts Building Bird Flu Warning System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Public relations pros work hard to earn ... business channels. , While many results are clear, much of PR is hard to ... When it comes to measurement, firms should always take an all-inclusive approach that takes ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... ... skin is a common and unwelcomed occurrence in people of all ages, genders and ethnicities. ... the discussion of dealing with excess skin oil. “Oily skin is a challenge to many ... help remove the oily shine while keeping the skin fresh and clean,” says Dr. Au. ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... Davis, California (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 , ... Bacteria and fungi are probably ... all microorganisms are bad. In fact, including the right microorganisms in your diet can actually ... your favorite foods. , This is the topic of a new peer-reviewed paper ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 27, 2017 , ... New patients ... to replace their missing teeth can now have them placed by Dr. Manju Kejriwal, ... latest i-CAT® Cone Beam technology to increase the accuracy of each dental implant placement. ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... ... March 27, 2017 , ... A study by the founder of the ... Sudeep Roy, MD, was recently published in the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. “The ... Buckingham and Roy’s study on the use of Electro Lube during the facelift procedure. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/27/2017)... NEW YORK , March 27, 2017 ... mixed colors as the NASDAQ Composite closed the trading ... 0.29% lower; and the S&P 500 was down 0.08%. ... of nine sectors finishing the day in green. Pre-market ... stocks: Wright Medical Group N.V. (NASDAQ: WMGI), Amedica Corporation ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... and BOSTON , March 27, ... global pharmaceutical company and Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... and commercialization of innovative therapies based upon tetracycline ... of sarecycline for the treatment of moderate to ... endpoints. Sarecycline is a once-daily, oral, narrow spectrum ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... -- Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL)today announced that its Board ... as Impax,s President and Chief Executive Officer and a ... Mr. Bisaro will succeed J. Kevin Buchi , ... Officer since December of 2016. With ... Bisaro, 56, is an accomplished global business leader who ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: