Tobacco
E-cigarettes may trigger unique and potentially damaging immune responses
20 October 2017
E-cigarettes containing nicotine found to up heart attack risk
11 September 2017
Cigarette prices in New York city to increase 25% to $13 a pack next June
29 August 2017
Philip Morris, ITC face punitive action for promoting cigarettes
19 August 2017
Study shows cigarette makers shifted stance on nicotine patches, gum
19 August 2017
US FDA proposes new rules to regulate tobacco consumption
11 August 2017
FDA proposes to strip cigarettes of addictive properties
10 August 2017
FDA to relax vaping regulations under new plan
31 July 2017
WHO report gives India high marks for fighting tobacco use
21 July 2017
Philip Morris bid against plain packaging backfires in Australia
10 July 2017
ITC Q4 net rises over 12% to Rs2,669 crore
27 May 2017
Filtered cigarettes caused most increase in common lung cancer: study
23 May 2017
Study looks at tobacco advertising and susceptibility to use tobacco among youth
22 May 2017
Stricter smoking laws to take effect in UK this weekend
19 May 2017
UK tobacco legislation set to change from 20 May
03 May 2017
UK to introduce plain cigarette packaging in May in bid to drive down smoking
28 April 2017
Smoking killed most in India, China, US and Russia
07 April 2017
Tobacco products to carry new pictorial health warnings
06 April 2017
UK to phase out menthol cigarettes by 2020
11 March 2017
Govt raises Rs6,700 cr from sale of 2% SUUTI stake in ITC
07 February 2017
E-cigarettes are expanding tobacco product use among youth
23 January 2017
BAT to take full control of Reynolds American for $49.4 bn
17 January 2017
Smoking kills 6 million people a year: WHO report
11 January 2017
Alcohol, tobacco use declines among US teenagers: study
13 December 2016
US surgeon general calls e-cigarettes emerging threat to youth
09 December 2016
Philip Morris launches new, less harmful cigarette in the UK
30 November 2016
BAT rejects Reynolds’ $47-bn takeover offer; talks still on
15 November 2016
World agrees to hold tobacco firms legally liable for harming health
14 November 2016
Smoking a pack a day for a year causes 150 mutations in lung cells
10 November 2016
Chewing tobacco could be bigger menace than smoking in India
04 November 2016
ITC profit up 10.4% at Rs2,500 cr in Q2
27 October 2016
British American Tobacco to buy remaining of Reynolds American for a $47 bn
22 October 2016
Big tobacco pumps another $6.2 mn into Colorado ballot initiative
19 October 2016
SC warns against continued sale of chewable tobacco products
26 September 2016
Another reason to quit smoking – avoid DNA damage
21 September 2016
US FDA bans sales of electronic cigarettes to minors
10 August 2016
Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs more effective in inducing smokers to quit than text warnings: Study
10 June 2016
Now, New Zealand makes plain packaging mandatory for tobacco
01 June 2016
E-cigarette use in UK almost doubled in two years, says Europe-wide study
25 May 2016
French insurer AXA to stop investments in tobacco industry
23 May 2016
Plain packaging for cigarettes must in UK from today
20 May 2016
Ficci, CII appeal to Nadda against 85% tobacco warning rule
12 May 2016
ITC shuts cigarette plants as SC favours new pictorial warning rules
06 May 2016
SC says 85% warning on tobacco packages a must
05 May 2016
Apex EU court upholds rules for tobacco warnings
05 May 2016
Tobacco farmers, retailers hold protest against 85% pictorial warning
28 April 2016
Lawmakers in Massachussets propose complete ban on sale of tobacco products
25 April 2016
SC to hear tobacco industry’s case as govt insists on warning ads
23 April 2016
ITC to resume production "consequent upon favourable court order"
16 April 2016
Vaping, smoking hookah rises among school students
16 April 2016
85% warning leaves tobacco growers in dire straits
16 April 2016
Chewable tobacco in all forms banned in Delhi for one year
15 April 2016
Pictorials tussle costing tobacco industry Rs350 cr a day
13 April 2016
Tobacco retailers join manufacturers, down shutters
13 April 2016
Beedi makers join tobacco firms, halt production
08 April 2016
Cigarette firms halt production over new health warning rules
02 April 2016
Tobacco packets must have 85% health pictorial from today
01 April 2016
Cigarette packs to warn more and advertise less from 1 April
30 March 2016
IMA calls for implementation of 85 per cent PWH rule for tobacco products
29 March 2016
House panel seeks reduced size of warnings on tobacco
16 March 2016
Almost 900,000 Britons use e-cigarettes to quit smoking
03 March 2016
EU set to hike taxes on E-cigarettes; Britons may rebel
03 March 2016
Cars, jewellery and cigerattes to cost more
29 February 2016
Health ministry bats for 40% hike in taxes on tobacco products
18 February 2016
ITC Q3 net marginally up at Rs2,652.8-cr despite slowing business
23 January 2016
E-cigarettes too can cause cancer, finds study
30 December 2015
Imperial Tobacco to drop `Tobacco’ from its name
16 December 2015
Reynolds American to sell Natural American Spirit brand to Japan Tobacco for $5 bn
29 September 2015
India puts off larger warnings on tobacco packs
29 September 2015
Japan Tobacco in advanced talks to buy Reynolds American's Sante Fe Natural Tobacco unit for $5 bn
29 September 2015
FDA bans sales of four cigarette brands from RJ Reynolds
16 September 2015
Smoking among US adults down to 17%
02 September 2015
Low-nicotine cigarettes fail to sway smokers
03 August 2015
Philip Morris plans to sell more than $1 bn worth of shares in Indonesian subsidiary
06 July 2015
Reynolds American to complete deal with Lorillard by 12 June
09 June 2015
Maharashtra bans sale of loose cigarettes
02 June 2015
British American Tobacco to buy Croatia’s TDR for $602 mn
01 June 2015
Electronic cigarette flavorings alter lung function at the cellular level
19 May 2015
Japan Tobacco to buy US e-cigarette maker Logic Technology Development
02 May 2015
PM orders fresh panel to study issue of tobacco warnings
04 April 2015
Anti-tobacco activist Tomar writes to PM from death-bed
01 April 2015
Delhi Govt bans chewable tobacco
30 March 2015
High-definition scans suggest effects of smoking may be seen in unborn babies
28 March 2015
4-D ultrasound scans show foetus grimacing as mom smokes
28 March 2015
Don’t over-control tobacco sans local studies: panel chief
24 March 2015
Gates, Bloomberg create $4-mn fund to take on Big Tobacco
19 March 2015
UK parliament votes to ban cigarette pack branding
12 March 2015
BAT sues PwC over pollution scandal
03 March 2015
Imperial Tobacco sales hit by strong pound and Middle East turmoil
13 February 2015
N Ireland health minister supports standardised cigarette packaging
04 February 2015
India tops global list in use of chewing tobacco, oral cancer
17 December 2014
Tobacco shares surge as ban on selling loose cigs shelved
04 December 2014
US smoking rates decline despite population growth
29 November 2014
Govt plans ban on sale of loose cigarettes to curb consumption
25 November 2014
Belgium’s Solvay explores sale of fibre unit Acetow
11 November 2014
All CVS Caremark stores to stop tobacco sales from today
03 September 2014
Study identifies EU policy shift on tobacco control after massive industry lobbying
22 August 2014
SC seeks views of centre, states on banning “killer” cigarettes
16 August 2014
Philip Morris to sue UK government over plain packaging of cigarettes made mandatory
14 August 2014
Imperial Tobacco in talks to acquire Reynolds, Lorillard brands
11 July 2014
Union Budget 2014-15: Increse in excise duty on cigarette, pan masala
10 July 2014
Health minister Vardhan seeks ban on tobacco use in armed forces
09 July 2014
Philip Morris looks to capitalise on alternatives to e-cigarettes
28 June 2014
Tobacco industry dismissed as untrustworthy over arguments to cut smoking
23 June 2014
Imperial Tobacco Group to list European logistics business Logista on Spanish stock market
11 June 2014
Smokers must cough up more or quit: 10% tax hike in offing
07 June 2014
BAT shares rise on speculation of funding Reynolds’ bid for Lorillard
23 May 2014
UK’s Imperial Tobacco to close factories in UK, France
16 April 2014
RJ Reynolds mulls stake in $20-bn rival Lorillard Inc: Report
04 March 2014
US Pharmacy chain CVS to stop cigarette sales at its 7,600 stores
06 February 2014
Govt allows higher production of pan masala, gutka; hikes excise duty
28 January 2014
UK to force tobacco companies to scrap branded cigarette packaging
29 November 2013
BAT launches e-cigarette, eyes larger market
31 July 2013
Australians approve government ‘no-smoke’ drive
31 May 2013
UK advertising watchdog bans more JTI ads attacking plain packaging
17 April 2013
BAT turnover falls despite higher cigarette prices
25 October 2012
Australia may be hit with the third WTO suit over tobacco packaging
15 June 2012
WHO urges fight against tobacco industry's attacks on governments
31 May 2012
Health ministry launches campaign against bidi smoking
29 July 2011
Tsunami raises British American Tobacco market in Japan
28 July 2011
Philip Morris to sue Australia over plans to introduce plain cigarette packets
27 June 2011
Cigaratte, bidi packs to continue with old warning till end-2011
08 December 2010
SC bans sale of chewable tobacco products in plastic pouches from March 2011
07 December 2010
Cigarette firms suspend production over health warnings
04 December 2010
ITC posts Rs1,070 crore net profit for quarter ended June
23 July 2010
Point-of-sale advertising major cause of teen smoking, study shows
21 July 2010
Japan Tobacco’s investment in India arm under scanner
19 July 2010
US Supreme Court refuses to hear both government and tobacco companies
29 June 2010
R J Reynolds to close two plants, expand smokeless tobacco operations
29 May 2010
ITC fourth quarter net vaults 27 per cent to Rs1,028 crore; plans bonus issue
21 May 2010
Tobacco giants Imperial, Gallaher fined by UK watchdog for price fixing
17 April 2010
Canadian tobacco firms settle smuggling lawsuit for $550 million
15 April 2010
Government prohibits FDI in cigarette manufacturing
08 April 2010
Camel cigarette marketing campaign targeted teen girls: study
19 March 2010
ITC net rises 27 per cent to Rs1140 crore for December quarter
22 January 2010
JP Financial Services' open offer for Golden Tobacco due on 30 December
13 November 2009
Ontario files C$50 billion lawsuit against tobacco companies
30 September 2009
Tobacco firms in Scotland say ban on tobacco display would be counter-productive
15 September 2009
FDA forms committee to implement new tobacco law
27 August 2009
Philip Morris slapped $14 million damage
27 August 2009
Philip Morris to acquire Columbian cigarette maker for $452 million
11 July 2009
Obama to curb smoking by youth; signs historic tobacco law
23 June 2009
Pictorial health warnings on tobacco products finally come into force
01 June 2009
Cigarette companies lose appeal in US court
22 May 2009
Finally, tobacco products to carry pictorial health warnings from 31 May
06 May 2009
Smoke or pay fine; says local Chinese county
05 May 2009
Government dithers on implementing health warnings on tobacco products
15 April 2009
US Supreme Court dismisses Philip Morris's appeal, slaps $150-million damages
01 April 2009
Health Ministry funds project to find alternative crops for bidi, chewing tobacco
22 January 2009
Government caves in to pressure on pictorial warnings from bidi makers lobby
14 January 2009
BAT, Philip Morris accused of trying to thwart anti-smoking efforts
23 December 2008
Bombay High Court may crack down on imported cigarette packs without health warning
12 December 2008
UK government bans display of tobacco products
09 December 2008
British American Tobacco wins tax ruling
28 November 2008
FTC rescinds 40-year old rule on cigarette ads
28 November 2008
Supreme Court refuses stay on smoking ban; India to go smoke-free from 2 October
29 September 2008
Marlboro maker Altria to acquire UST for $10.4 billion
08 September 2008
Marlboro-maker Altria looking to buy smokeless tobacco company UST for $10 billion
06 September 2008
Tobacco industry may come under FDA regulation
01 August 2008
Imperial Tobacco to cut 2,400 jobs as it integrates Altadis's operations
23 June 2008
US Supreme Court agrees to hear Philip Morris appeal in $79.5 million damages case
10 June 2008
Eight US states sue Camel cigarettes maker Reynolds Tobacco over magazine ad
05 December 2007
Altria to buy cigar maker John Middleton for $2.9 billion
05 November 2007
Godfrey Phillips India and Villiger tie up for distributing cigars
01 September 2007
Imperial Tobacco to acquire Altadis in $22-billion cash deal
18 July 2007
UK's Imperial Tobacco makes $15 billion bid for Spanish rival Altadis
14 March 2007
Japan Tobacco to acquire UK's Gallaher for $19 billion
15 December 2006
Godfrey Phillips refutes stake sale reports
01 December 2005
Tobacco Control Act amended — no smoking on film screens
01 June 2005
Godfrey Phillips H1 sales up 7 per cent, marginal fall in net profit
28 October 2004
ITC's non-tobacco businesses growing
22 September 2004
ITC gets Rs 803-crore relief
11 September 2004
Supreme Court recalls excise judgement on ITC
10 September 2004
Godfrey Phillips launches mobile smoking lounge
30 August 2004
To ban or not to ban gutkha
26 August 2004
Profitable tobacco-free zone
03 August 2004
Russell Credit highest bidder for AP government stake in VST
30 August 2003
Kill the killer
01 May 2003
National symposium on tobacco to focus on future challenges
22 January 2003
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