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To help curb illegal sales of cigarettes, the government is planning to introduce a registration system for cigarette vendors around the country. The following are excerpts of an exclusive report on the planned measure in the United Daily News Monday:
Paan thrives despite ban Illegal leaves sold under the counter at baqalas, salons Energy boosting' and performance enhancing' leaves that are part of the South Asian culture can be found in Kuwait's baqalas under the counter. Although illegal, paan
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has written a letter to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah stating that the Centre had ..no intention to ban production/cultivation of areca nut and its customary usage, per se. In his letter dated January 13 to
The Hindu Areca nut palms that have been cut down after the spread of yellow leaf disease hit production. Shifting to other crops after cutting down palms Farmers in Wayanad are increasingly shifting to other crops after cutting down areca nut palms.
As many as 15 MPs of Karnataka, belonging to the BJP, on Tuesday staged a 30-minute demonstration before the Gandhi statue in the parliament complex in New Delhi seeking the Union Health Ministry to withdraw its affidavit filed in the Supreme Court
The Hindu Steps will be taken to protect the interests of arecanut growers, K...File photo The Union government has not banned arecanut, Congress MP K...Steps would be taken to protect the interests of growers, he said. At an interaction programme
CNN's On the Road series takes you to different countries, exploring the challenges and opportunities they face. In October we visit Myanmar focusing on the country's development and putting its transformation in a global context. Yangon, Myanmar (
The Union health ministry on Tuesday endorsed a ban on the manufacture and sale of all forms of nicotine-laced pan masala, gutka and chewing tobacco, telling the Supreme Court that the economic cost of tobacco use far outweigh revenues from its sale.
The ban on sale of chewable tobacco of various kinds has led to dealers coming up with a variety of ways of circulating and transporting these substances on the sly. Food safety officers are now studying their methods in order to break these cartels.
THE governor of Papua New Guinea's capital, Port Moresby, is seeing red over betel nut and wants the mild narcotic banned in the city by October 1. National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop says he wants to hold businesses and people who