HC directs Maha govt not to destroy seized gutkha, pan masala

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The Bombay High Court today directed Maharashtra government not to destroy the gutkha and pan masala packets seized by them pending hearing of petitions filed by several manufacturing companies challenging the ban on sale or manufacture of these tobacco products. The Food and Drug Authority (FDA) had seized gutkha and pan masala worth over Rs… Read more »

Kerala HC refuses to stay ban on pan masala

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Kerala High Court on Thursday refused to stay the state government’s ban on manufacture, storage and sale of gutka, pan masala and their variants containing tobacco and nicotine. Declining to stay the May 22 last government order invoking the provisions of Food Safety and Standards Regulation Act, 2011 to ban the products, Justice T R… Read more »