Bengalureans struggle to get cigarettes during lockdown

Dunzo unable to deliver; small shops sell on sly. Bengaluru: Smokers in Bengaluru are facing difficulties in getting cigarettes and other tobacco products delivered at their doorsteps amid the lockdown in Karnataka. “Shops aren’t open because of lockdown guidelines, making it difficult for us to buy cigarettes. Delivery apps like Dunzo and Swiggy which always […]

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Smoke and Mirrors around India’s ban on tobacco

With the new set of guidelines for Lockdown 2.0 ushered in yesterday, nothing specifically mentioned around production of cigarettes. Riddhiman Roy Kolkata: Smokers from all over the country are still stuck in a dilemma between quitting cigarettes altogether and hoarding a large amount of cigarettes, as the government-issued guidelines for Lockdown 2.0 does not carry […]

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