10 Jun 2012
Maharashtra government was contemplating a ban on gutka and pan masala products, Deputy Chief Minister and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar said here on Sunday.
15 Sep 2012
In a victory for the state government and the anti-tobacco activists, the Bombay High Court on Saturday upheld the ban on gutka and pan masala – both flavoured tobacco products -- in Maharashtra.
19 Sep 2012
Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to impose a ban order on gutka as well as pan-masala within 14-days time. The court further said that it would issue another order if the state government fails to do so.
25 May 2012
Citing increasing incidence of diseases like oral cancer, the Congress-led UDF Government in Kerala on Friday announced a ban on the manufacture and sale of gutka and pan masala containing tobacco in the state with immediate effect.
11 May 2011
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a contempt notice to Managing Director Dharampal Satyapal Group - makers of chewing tobacco Rajnigandha and Tulsi – for allegedly violating its order banning use of plastic sachets for sale of their products.
27 Aug 2012
The Punjab government on Monday banned the sale, storage, manufacture and distribution of Gutkha and Pan masala or other items with tobacco and nicotine content in the state. Disclosing this here, an official spokesperson said that the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had cleared the file approving the proposal of the state Health and Family Welfare department for banning the Gutkha and Pan masala in the larger interest of public health.
19 Aug 2015
Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government is planning to impose a blanket ban on sale of tobacco in the state. Health and Family Welfare Minister Ajay Chandrakar, during a meeting with senior department officials, yesterday directed to prepare an action plan for prohibiting sale of tobacco, a government official said here today.
30 May 2012
The Bihar government on Wednesday imposed a ban on the manufacture, sale and storage of gutka and paan masala in the state.
14 Sep 2016
Mumbai: Actor Harshvardhan Kapoor, who is debuting with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Mirziya', says this film is not a masala entertainer and he would be surprised if it gets a massive opening at the box office.