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Tobacco Board of India receives Golden Leaf Award

On 14 Nov, Tobacco Board of India has been awarded the 2019 Golden Leaf Award event in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The award was given in the Impressive Public Service Initiative category for its efforts to initiate various sustainability (green) initiatives in Flue-Cured Virginia (FCV) tobacco cultivation in India. The award under this category is conferred   to ..

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Rajasthan becomes India’s third state to ban certain categories of pan masala

Under the Food Safety Act of 2006, the Rajasthan government has recently announced a ban on paan masala containing magnesium carbonate, nicotine, tobacco, mineral oil and flavoured ‘supari’ in the state to reduce addiction among the youth. With this, Rajasthan has become the third State after Maharashtra and Bihar to announce such a move.

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Rajouri district administration launchs ‘Operation Khumaar’ to make 312 panchayats tobacco-free

In Jammu and Kashmir, the district administration of Rajouri has been launched a campaign called “Operation Khumaar” to make 312 panchayats tobacco-free. The programme is run by the district administration to make panchayats free from tobacco and tobacco-based products. Under this programme, even the headmaster of the schools have been authorised to impose a fine ..

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2019 edition of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed every year on 26th June to raise awareness about the major problem that illicit drugs represent to society. The 2019 theme – Health for Justice, Justice for Health – highlights that justice and health are two sides of the same coin when it comes ..

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Asian Tea Alliance launched in China

The Asian Tea Alliance (ATA), a union of five tea-growing and consuming countries, was launched in Guizhou in China. The members of the alliance are Indian Tea Association, China Tea Marketing Association, Indonesian Tea Marketing Association, Sri Lanka Tea Board and Japan Tea Association. ATA plans to prosper tea trade, cultural exchanges, technology exchanges as ..

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