Tobacco packaging warning messages Current Affairs, GK & News
The World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed every year on May 31 to create awareness about the negative impacts of tobacco consumption on human health. The focus theme of 2019 edition of WNTD is on “tobacco and lung health”. The campaign will increase awareness on: the negative impact that tobacco has on people’s lung ..
Topics: Carcinogens • Health • Health effects of tobacco • Passive smoking • Respiratory disease • Tobacco • Tobacco control • Tobacco packaging warning messages • World Health Organization • World No Tobacco Day
India 5th along in pictorial warnings on cigarette packets, according to latest Canadian Cancer Society report
India has been ranked 5th, jointly with Hong Kong and Thailand, in terms of the largest pictorial warning on cigarette packs with 85% of both sides of the packets covered, according to latest Canadian Cancer Society report. As per 2018 report, Out of 206 nations, Timor Leste has the largest warning on cigarette packages in ..
Topics: Cigarette • Cigarette packets in Australia • Cigarettes • In Australia • Intellectual property law • Law by country • Packaging • Plain tobacco packaging • Politics by country • Tobacco control • Tobacco packaging warning messages • WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
India has become the first and only SAARC country to have a quit-line number on tobacco products. The Union Health Ministry has already made 85% pictorial health warning mandatory on both sides of packets containing cigarettes, bidis, and chewing tobacco. The quit-line number will be printed on all tobacco products manufactured after September 1, 2018. ..