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Maharashtra Bans Tobacco For A Year

The Maharashtra government’s one-year ban on tobacco came into effect on July 20.

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India
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<i>Supari </i>and other tobacco products in Maharashtra have been banned. (Photo: iStock)

The Maharashtra government had issued a ban on tobacco and all related products in the state on July 15. The ban came in effect starting July 20.

As a part of the one year ban, all products made from tobacco and beetel-nut will be banned in Maharashtra.

Dr Harshadeep Kamble, Food Safety Commissioner of Maharashtra State Food and Drug Administration, issued a statement on July 15.

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