Gutkha ban extended to Puducherry

| July 10, 2013

India’s Union Territory of Puducherry, formerly Pondicherry, has banned the sale, storage, distribution and manufacture of the chewing tobacco products gutkha and pan masala for one year, according to a story in the latest issue of the BBM Bommidala Newsletter.

The banning order, made under the provisions of the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006, prohibits any foodstuff from containing tobacco.

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