State Cabinet of Manipur to issue Ban on Sale and Consumption of Tobacco Product
Manipur on 15 February 2013 decided to issue a complete ban on sale and consumption of tobacco products in the state.
The State Cabinet of Manipur decided to issue ban on the use of tobacco products in the state on 15 February 2013. The cabinet’s decision to ban the sale and consumption of tobacco products like gutka, cigarette, zarda, khaini and others would be implemented with immediate effect.
The State Cabinet meeting that issued complete ban on use of tobacco product in the state was chaired by the Chief Minister of the state, Okram Ibobi Singh at Imphal.