Gutkha, paanmasala banned in Puducherry

Gutkha and pan masala have been banned in the Union Territory with immediate effect.

Tamil Nadu bans manufacture, sale of gutkha and pa

Tamil Nadu government has issued an order banning manufacture and sale of gutkha, pan masala and all other products containing nicotine and tobacco.

Police seize 2,000 kg of banned gutkha, two arrested

Delhi Police on Saturday claimed to have recovered 2,000 kg of gutka, which is banned in the capital, and arrested two persons, including a senior citizen.

Only in India - Gutkha sputum corrodes Howrah Bridge!

The base of the pillars of the landmark Howrah bridge, used by 1.2 lakh vehicles and 5 lakh pedestrians daily, have been encased in fibreglass casings after severe damage was caused to them by gutkha-laced sputum.

Students to promote self ban on tobacco use

Students of Gauhati University and premier Cotton College here have collaborated to promote self ban on use of tobacco products and stop their sale within and near educational institutions.

HC asks Assam govt to file affidavit on gutkha ban

Guwahati HC has issued a notice to commissioner and secretary of health asking him to file an affidavit on the actions taken to ban gutkha in Assam.

AP govt decides to ban gutkha

The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday decided to impose ban on sale of gutkha, pan masala and other such tobacco products in the state.

Odisha govt bans gutkha, panmasala

The Odisha government in a notification on Friday clamped a ban on the manufacture, sale and use of gutkha and panmasala containing tobacco or nicotine.

Odisha bans use of `gutkha`, chewing tobacco

Odisha government on Tuesday announced a state-wide ban on the manufacture, sale and use of guthka and chewing tobacco containing nicotine.

Mizoram bans gutkha products

Mizoram government has imposed a blanket ban on sale of gutka, paan masala and zarda paan in the state.

Sale of gutkha banned in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand government has banned the sale of gutkha, pan masala and other similar products with nicotine content for a year.

FDA seizes gutkha, pan masala worth Rs 5 lakh

A joint team comprising sleuths of the district Food and Administration (FDA) and Crime Branch raided a godown here and seized gutkha and pan masala worth Rs 5 lakh.

Haryana bans Gutkha, Pan Masala, Zarda

Haryana government on Friday banned manufacture, storage, distribution or sale of Gutkha, Pan Masala, Zarda (chewing tobacco) or other items with tobacco and nicotine content.

Gutkha, pan masala ban comes into effect in Maharashtra

The ban on gutkha and pan masala across Maharashtra came into effect from Friday.

Maharashtra bans gutkha, paan masala

The Maharashtra government announced a ban on the production, sale, distribution and storage of gutkha and paan masala in the state.

‘No gutkha, pan masala export in plastic sachets’

Exports of gutkha and pan masala
in plastic sachets will not be allowed, the Central Board of
Excise and Customs (CBEC) has said.

Pollution trouble for pan masala and gutkha initiative

Gutkha and pan masala manufacturers`
new initiative to sell their products in paper and aluminium
foil pouches has run into trouble with the pollution control
authority stating it could still contain plastic.

Ban on gutkha in plastic sachets; deadline stays

In a setback to chewing tobacco manufacturers, the SC on Thursday declined to extend the March 1 deadline banning the marketing of tobacco products in plastic sachets.