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.
17 Dec 2014
Mumbai: Stringent state-level laws banning gutka have a positive impact as reduced product availability has resulted in decreased consumption of gutka, according to World Health Organisation (WHO).
31 May 2014
New Delhi: In an endeavor to lay the foundation of a healthier nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for spreading awareness on the risks of tobacco consumption.
07 Nov 2013
Mumbai: Filmmaker Punit Malhotra, who has been associated with Bollywood love stories, says his next film "Gutka" starring Akshay Kumar will be completely different from his past projects and will be in the drama space.
11 Sep 2012
In-order to keep the denizens of the city hale and hearty, Delhi government has decided to ban Gutkha completely in the capital. There is a possibility that a notification would be issued to this effect in a day or two for which a decision was taken in a meeting held on Monday.
02 Oct 2012
Even though 14 states have banned 'gutka', a tobacco-laced chewing mix, West Bengal, with 21.9 percent of its population addicted to smokeless tobacco, is in no hurry to follow suit.
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.
03 Oct 2012
Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to impose a ban on gutka industry in the state with effect from April next year, an official spokesman said in Lucknow.
12 Sep 2012
A blanket ban on manufacturing, sale, storage and display of all gutka products in the national capital will come into effect from Thursday.
15 Aug 2012
Gutka will be completely banned from September 11 in Gujarat, Chief Minister Narendra Modi announced on Wednesday. "I have to save the youths of Gujarat from the dreaded evil of cancer and that's why a decision to impose a complete ban on gutka has been taken," Modi said in his last Independence Day speech here before the assembly polls later this year.