ANTI SMOKING LAW

  • Health Ministry proposes fine of Rs 1000 on smoking in public places, ban on sale of loose cigarettes January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: In a bid to curb tobacco consumption, the Health Ministry has now formally proposed changes in anti-smoking law with a ban on sales of loose or single sticks of cigarettes. The ministry sought to raise the fine on smoking in public places from Rs 200 to Rs 1000...
  • Smoking ban will save 200,000 lives a year: Medvedev April 25, 2013

    Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said new legislation banning smoking in public places could save up to 200,000 lives annually in the country. "I hope that it (antismoking law) will contribute to reducing this factor (smoking)," Medvedev said at the first session of the government's health protection committee. Russia...
  • Obama signs landmark antismoking law bill June 23, 2009

    Obama passes a heavyhitting bill hitting ad campaigns aimed at teens. ...