01 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Face of India's anti-tobacco campaign Sunita Tomar passed away on Wednesday at her native village in Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh.
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 Jul 2012
The ban on gutkha and pan masala across Maharashtra would come into effect from Friday.
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.
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.
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.
19 Jul 2013
Mumbai: Taking health hazards of all nicotine-laced gutkha and paan masala seriously, Maharashtra government has announced an extension on ban on these products for another year. Minister of State for Home, Satej Patil informed the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly of the decision.
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.
19 Apr 2012
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