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Chewing paan, tobacco banned at Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath temple

Chewing paan, tobacco banned at Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath temple

"Devotees chewing 'paan' (beetle leaf) and 'gutkha' will be denied entry into the Kashi Vishwanath temple here, an official said on Monday.

Delhi govt fines institutes for violating tobacco control act

The Delhi government today issued challans to several educational institutions for allegedly not following rules under the Tobacco Control Act, and collected a fine amount of Rs 82,000 from south-west district alone.

As manufacturers flock court, govt waits to enforce chewable tobacco ban

 Even as Delhi government revised its orders proscribing the sale of chewable tobacco products, the high court's decision on a plea filed by another company has come as a blow to the officials who are now worried how they should go about implementing the ban.

WHO lauds India for anti-smoking mechanisms

The World Health Organisation today lauded India's tobacco control mechanisms, calling the country a "champion" for curbing "tobacco marketing in films".

Maharashtra for steps to curb tobacco consumption after RR Patil's death

 Shocked by death of former Home Minister R R Patil due to oral cancer linked to chewing of tobacco, Maharashtra Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant today said the government will take steps to curb its consumption.

5% export duty on iron ore pellets; excise hiked on gutkha

"Considering the domestic requirement of iron ore pellets, the Government has decided to impose an export duty of 5 per cent on iron ore pellets," the Finance Ministry said.

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.