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Nepal moratorium on Gutka factories

Nepal moratorium on Gutka factories

May 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Industrial Promotion Board (IPB) in Nepal announced an indefinite moratorium on the registration of new gutka manufacturing units after figures from the Inland Revenue Department showed only 150 of 455 registered gutka factories pay taxes, reports Kantipur Online. Following India’s April 2011 directive banning the sale of gutka in plastic pouches, Indian gutka producers […]

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Gutka takes gut shot, banned in India’s most populous state

Gutka takes gut shot, banned in India’s most populous state

April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state with more than 200 million residents, has started implementing a ban on the sale of gutka. This action follows the Supreme Court’s denial of a tobacco industry petition to stay implementation of the ban. Altogether, 23 of India’s 28 states and five of seven union territories have now joined the […]

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