Gutka Products

  • Gutka ban implementation: SC seeks report from states, UTs April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed Health Secretaries of the states and Union Territories (UTs) to file compliance report on implementation of ban on sale and manufacture of gutka and pan masala containing tobacco. A bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi asked the Health Secretaries of 23 States and...
  • SC may ban use of tobacco in food products August 30, 2011

    New Delhi: After a ban on plastic packaging for tobacco products, and harsher pictorial warnings that come into effect this December, the smokeless tobacco industry is facing the heat again. This time in the form of the new Food Safety Standards Act. Under the new notification tobacco and nicotine cannot be...