Karnataka government classifies Nictoine as Class A poison
The Karnataka government has recently classified nicotine as Class A poison by amending the Karnataka Poisons (Possession and Sale) Rules 2015. The move is to curb illegal sale, smuggling of nicotine cartridges & e-cigarettes. Highly toxic chemicals (such as cyanogen, hydrocyanic acid, nitrogen peroxide, and phosgene) which even in very small quantities as gas or vapour in the air are dangerous to life.
May 31: World No Tobacco Day
Every year, on May 31, World No Tobacco Day is being marked by the World Health Organization Content...
World Vape Day to be observed on May 30
The World Vape Day is to be observed on May 30 all over the world. It aims to increase awareness on ...
Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray
Experts dismissed recent claims in the social media that Indian chemist, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ra...
National Science Day- ‘Women in Science’
In light of the National Science Day, the government had announced the establishment of 11 chairs in...
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) tops in Nature Ranking Index-2020
The CSIR of Delhi topped the National Ranking Index 2020 that ranks the scientific research institut...
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