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Gujarat state government has declared imposition of 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. Other States that have banned Gutka: Maharashtra Kerala Madhya Pradesh Bihar Rajasthan
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 ..
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Topics: Culture • Gutka • Indian Asthma Care Society • Indian culture • Indonesian culture • Paan • Philippine culture • Psychoactive drugs • Stimulants • Tobacco • Tobacco in Pakistan • Vietnamese culture
Bihar Government prohibited the sale and manufacturing of all the tobacco products for next one year. The decision came on the occasion of ‘World No-Tobacco Day’. This move makes Bihar the 3rd state in the country after Madhya Pradesh and Kerala to ban tobacco The decision is based on Food Safety and Standards Authority of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012