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Tobacco free West Bengal campaign requests state govt to issue challans for non-compliance of COTPA 2003

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.

Tobacco Free West Bengal Campaign applauds state govt’s decision to ban gutkha, khaini and pan masala

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.

Pan masala, tobacco vendors in Punjab to face stricter actions

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.

Banned tobacco products worth Rs 1 cr seized, two held in Maharashtra

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.

Banned tobacco products worth Rs 1 lakh seized in Aurangabad

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.

Assam Secondary schools to be tobacco-free soon, 8 districts completes

Guwahati, Sept 14 (IBNS) : All government secondary schools in Assam will soon be declared tobacco-free zones.

Tobacco: Panel recommends massive reduction in size of pictorial warning

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.