Rajasthan bans certain categories of pan masala

October 02, 2019 02:23 pm | Updated 02:23 pm IST - Jaipur

Production, storage, distribution and sale of these products will not be allowed in the State. Picture for representational purposes only.

Production, storage, distribution and sale of these products will not be allowed in the State. Picture for representational purposes only.

The Rajasthan government on September 2 announced a ban on paan masala containing magnesium carbonate, nicotine, tobacco, mineral oil and flavoured ‘supari’ in the state.

All such products will now be banned in the State under the Food Safety Act. This is an important decision taken to curb addiction among youth, Health Minister Raghu Sharma said.

Production, storage, distribution and sale of these products will not be allowed in the State.

With this, Rajasthan has become the third State after Maharashtra and Bihar to announce such a move, according to a release here.

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