No Tobacco Day 2022: How the snuff is killing us and our planet

Tobacco use is a major risk factor for four main non-communicable diseases including cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lung disease and diabetes.

published on : 1st June 2022

Form panel to probe gutkha factory blaze: Odisha government to Sambalpur Collector 

This comes in the wake of police confirming the cause of the blaze to be violation of fire safety guidelines.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Safety rules flout cause of Odisha gutkha factory fire

Sources informed that the team conducted a thorough inspection of the safety standards being followed in the factory and found a number of discrepancies.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Ex-health minister Vijayabaskar back under lens after gutkha scam

In 2017, during the RK Nagar by-election, I-T officials carried out searches at the residence and on business premises belonging to Vijayabaskar, and his associates.

published on : 19th October 2021

Adulterated tobacco and cannabis-laced products seized in Cuttack

ACP Zone-1 Amarendra Panda said as many as 2,26,000 adulterated gutkha packets and eight lakh cannabis-laced tablets were seized from the three godowns.

published on : 9th August 2021

To ban or not to ban? Tamil Nadu needs to fix gutkha menace

It’s been eight years since gutkha and paan masala were banned in Tamil Nadu. But that doesn’t mean you can’t buy them anymore.

published on : 8th August 2021

Deeply entrenched underground network keeps gutkha sale alive in TN

Though gutkha products are widely available in Tamil Nadu, the State only has a few small-scale manufacturers.

published on : 8th August 2021