Maharashtra: State bans sale of manufactured chewing tobacco

Strengthening its battle against tobacco consumption, the Maharashtra government has banned the manufacture, storage, and sale of all forms of chewing tobacco in the state.

According to a government order, all forms of manufactured chewing tobacco, packaged or unpackaged, and whether sold as one product or otherwise, are now banned. The ban has also been extended to all additives of chewing tobacco, including kharra and mawa.

 Food Safety Commissioner Dr. Harshdeep Kamble has issued orders applying the ban on these products for a year starting July 20..........Read more
Source web page: Indian Express


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