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Assam bans gutka, pan masala and chewing materials

Updated : November 28, 2019 11:07 PM IST

Assam government has imposed a blanket ban on sale, manufacture, storage, distribution, transportation and display of gutka, pan masala and chewing materials containing tobacco and nicotine. The government has banned these items for one year with immediate effect under Section 30 of the Food Safety & Security Act, 2006.

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