Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 05:11 PM IST
The police seized gutkha worth Rs 1,65,720 and an Innova car worth Rs 6,00,000 from their possession
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2020 10:18 PM IST
The city government’s Food Safety Department has been issuing notification on the ban of gutkha and pan masala for the last four years.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 03:23 PM IST
Maharashtra became the first state to ban gutkha in 2012. Before the current SC order allowing the state to take action against offenders, it was a bailable offence with a maximum punishment of six months.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2018 09:04 AM IST
Experts say gutkha packets cause more harm to environment than regular plastic waste because they can’t be recycled and thus are not even picked by ragpickers.