Tobacco use is a major risk factor for four main non-communicable diseases including cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lung disease and diabetes.
This comes in the wake of police confirming the cause of the blaze to be violation of fire safety guidelines.
Sources informed that the team conducted a thorough inspection of the safety standards being followed in the factory and found a number of discrepancies.
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.
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.
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.
Though gutkha products are widely available in Tamil Nadu, the State only has a few small-scale manufacturers.