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Kerala Government Bans Nicotine Gum

Government decided to ban the sale of the chewing gum through shops other than medical stores in the state.

Published: 15th August 2015 03:32 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th August 2015 03:32 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After reports from the Food Safety Commissioner of increasing consumption of nicotine based chewing gum in the state, government decided to ban the sale of the chewing gum through shops other than medical stores in the state.

The gum, which is prescribed by doctors to help people quit smoking, can be purchased only with a doctor’s prescription. It was observed that addiction to nicotine gum as increasing.



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