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In a move to curb tobacco consumption and prevent tobacco spitting, the state government issued a government resolution (GR) Wednesday to all the offices of the state public health department including primary health and TB and leprosy hospitals to
Tobacco is proving to be a menace for the younger generation and especially school-going children. That is why we had decided to ban the production, sale and possession of tobacco and tobacco-related products in Maharashtra," Mahesh Zagade, Food
Arecanut prices have dipped after peaking to an all-time high a few weeks ago, triggering speculation as to whether the increase in the excise duty of pan masala and gutkha has led to the decline. The red arecanut prices had zoomed to around Rs 850
A source in the public health department said that a government resolution to this effect will be issued this month. Pan/tobacco chewing leads to spitting which is unhygienic and spreads diseases like TB, hence the ban, he said. The resolution would
June 29, 2014 13:36 IST Prime Minister to be apprised of arecanut growers' problems Staff Correspondent Delegation of MPs from State to meet Modi on the issue Minister of State for Civil Aviation G.M. Siddeshwar has said that a delegation of MPs from
Kerala's paan chewing culture is mainly limited to murukkan, usually enjoyed by family elders...Mustafah The number of paan shops in the city have increased and its clientele too, despite health warnings The ubiquitous red stains that cover pavements,
The house, owned by the elders' leader, was the center of that year's Anito Festival of the Abelling Tribe in Sitio San Pedro, Tarlac. It had been three years since the last festival, and the current one was feared to be the final one for the tribe.
Taipei, June 7 (CNA) The Council of Agriculture (COA) put forth a proposal Friday to convert abandoned betel nut plantations into oil-seed Camellia plantations, a project that could promote soil conservation and raise revenues for farmers.
Recent research on oral cancer made headlines and raised concerns when scientists reported that poor dental hygiene and excessive use of mouthwash containing alcohol could increase the risk of the disease. Each year, some 40,000 Americans and upward
Udupi, Chikmagalur will feature among 100 smart cities in the country The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its manifesto for Udupi-Chikmagalur parliamentary constituency here on Tuesday...Hegde, president of the district unit of the BJP said if