3,000 beedi workers’ appeal to Modi

Around 3,000 beedi workers have demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to go ahead with proposed amendments to Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution Act (COTPA), 2003. Continue Reading

Government issues ordinance to ban e-cigarettes

The government today issued an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes, making the production, import, export, transport, sale or advertisements of such ”alternative” smoking devices a cognizable offence attracting jail term and fine. Continue Reading