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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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Comprehensive Ban on Gutka in Gujarat

Gujarat state government has declared a comprehensive ban on gutka, which will come into effect from September 11, 2012. From this date the state will ban, the production, storage, sale and distribution of gutka. Recently, Maharashtra imposed a comprehensive ban on gutka and pan masala. Gutka is already banned in Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and ..

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Jharkhand bans gutkha & pan masala

Showing concern about the increasing number of oral cancer cases, the state cabinet of Jharkhand has approved a complete ban on the manufacture, storage and distribution of all types of gutkha and paan masala which contain tobacco and nicotine. The ban has been imposed under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. Since 2006, the ..

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Kerala bans gutka, pan masala products

Kerala bans gutka, pan masala products. The ban on gutka and pan masala containing tobacco and nicotine is imposed under the provisions of Food Safety and Standards Regulation Act, 2011. Is Kerala the first state to impose such ban? No. After Madhya Pradesh, Kerala is the second state to ban the use of gutka and ..

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