Kolkata/IBNS: Taking note of the situation of public smoking in the city, states like Rajasthan, Assam, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Delhi have started acting against people who are seen smoking in public places or selling tobacco within a radius of 100 yards of educational institutions.
Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government has imposed a complete ban on the production and sale of gutkha, khaini and pan masala in the state for one year with effect from Nov 7, 2019.
Chandigarh, Sept 23 (UNI) Taking a serious view of illegal sale of flavoured chewing tobacco with pan masala in Punjab, Health and Family Welfare Principal Secretary on Monday directed Food Safety and other stakeholder departments to initiate stern action under the Anti-Tobacco Laws against such vendors indulging in this wrong practice.
Kolhapur, Mar 11 (UNI) Two trucks laden with banned tobacco products worth Rs one crore were seized on Monday near Ujalaiwadi Checkpost Naka on the Pune-Bengaluru National Highway.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Mar 6 (UNI) The Cidco Police on Tuesday raided a house located in the Misarwadi locality here and seized banned tobacco products worth of Rs one lakh, police said in a statement on Wednesday.
Guwahati, Sept 14 (IBNS) : All government secondary schools in Assam will soon be declared tobacco-free zones.
New Delhi, Mar 15 (IBNS) In a major setback for the anti-tobacco movement, a parliamentary panel has recommended major dilution of the pictorial warning size.