Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi, a head and neck cancer surgeon at the Tata Memorial hospital in Mumbai, is a leading anti-tobacco activist. He joined hands with Sumitra Hooda Pednekar and others to file
Tobacco products will now be sold through shops that hold a licence. Ministry of health and family welfare has separated the sale of tobacco products from shops that sell non- tobac
Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has sought implementation of the ban on manufacture, sale and distribution of gutka and pan masala with tobacco and nicotine.