How effective is gutka (a smokeless tobacco) ban in West Bengal, India? A case study

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Nirmalya Mukherjee; Biswajit Pal; Somenath Ghosh; Sonu Goel; Pranay Lal;
  • Publisher: European Publishing
  • Journal: Tobacco Induced Diseases (issn: 1617-9625)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.18332/tid/84190
  • Subject: Diseases of the respiratory system | RC254-282 | WCTOH | RC705-779 | Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens
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Background Under the India's food legislation, adding tobacco or nicotine to anything that is consumed is prohibited, following this in May 2014, the Ministry of Health announced a ban on the sale of gutka, a popular packaged mixture comprising betelnut, ... View more
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