Pan masala

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.

May 30, 2013, 16:57 PM IST

File compliance report on gutkha ban or face contempt: SC to states

Sending a stern message to states and Union Territories, the Supreme Court today warned them to file compliance report on gutkha ban in their areas within six weeks or face its contempt proceedings.

May 03, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

Tripura, Meghalaya to ban gutka, pan masala

Following the direction of the union government, Tripura and Meghalaya will ban the sale, manufacture and distribution of gutka (tobacco-laced areca nut pieces) and pan masala (a chewing mixture), officials said Tuesday.

Apr 23, 2013, 18:14 PM IST

Andhra 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.

Jan 09, 2013, 20:21 PM IST

SC moved for stringent ban on tobacco items

The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice to the government on a plea for ban on manufacture, distribution, sale, export, import and consumption of chewing tobacco, gutka and pan masala in all their forms.

Dec 12, 2012, 19:23 PM IST

Maharashtra: HC upholds ban on gutka, pan masala

In a victory for the state government and the anti-tobacco activists, the Bombay High Court on Saturday upheld the ban on gutka and pan masala -- both flavoured tobacco products -- in Maharashtra.

Sep 15, 2012, 19:08 PM IST

Punjab bans gutka, pan masala

Punjab Monday ordered a complete ban on the sale, storage, manufacture and distribution of tobacco-based products in the state.

Aug 27, 2012, 18:24 PM IST

HC refuses to stay ban on pan masala

Kerala HC refused to stay the state government`s ban on manufacture, storage and sale of gutka, pan masala and their variants .

Aug 02, 2012, 13:05 PM IST

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.

Jul 28, 2012, 22:12 PM IST

Haryana to ban gutka, pan masala from Aug 15

The Haryana government Friday announced a ban from Aug 15 on the manufacturing, storage, distribution or sale of gutka, pan masala.

Jul 20, 2012, 18:27 PM IST

Haryana to ban gutka, pan masala from Aug 15

The Haryana government Friday announced a ban from Aug 15 on the manufacturing, storage, distribution or sale of gutka, pan masala.

Jul 20, 2012, 18:27 PM IST

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.

Jul 20, 2012, 16:43 PM IST

Ban on gutkha, pan masala in M`rashtra from today

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

Jul 19, 2012, 22:41 PM IST

Maharashtra to ban gutka, pan masala

Maharashtra government was contemplating a ban on gutka and pan masala products, Deputy Chief Minister and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar said Sunday.

Jun 10, 2012, 18:22 PM IST

Maharashtra govt to ban gutka, pan masala

Maharashtra government is contemplating a ban on gutka and pan masala products, Deputy Chief Minister and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar said here on Sunday.

Jun 10, 2012, 17:53 PM IST

`Pan Masala` manufacturers want curbs to go

Manufacturers of `pan masala`
have moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of the
Centre`s regulations restricting them from producing and
selling their products which contained nicotine and tobacco.

Oct 20, 2011, 20:02 PM IST

‘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.

Sep 04, 2011, 21:19 PM IST

Kerala budget hikes levy on liquor, pan masala

In its first budget since coming to power, the Congress-led UDF government in Kerala on Friday increased levies on liquor, pan masala, luxury cars and buildings but spared the common man of any heavy burden.

Jul 08, 2011, 13:38 PM IST

When Shah Rukh wanted to have some pan masala

Celebs have their own ways to make news, quirkier their act, the more are they idolized. Recently, Shah Rukh Khan, while attending a post match ceremony asked for pan masala from Ravi Jain, Joint Secretary & Venue Media Manager DDCA in Delhi.

May 05, 2011, 18:14 PM IST

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.

Mar 29, 2011, 00:59 AM IST