ban on plastic as packaging material for tobacco from today | kanpur news - times of india - film packaging material
Kanpur: After the harmful effects of guttha, tobacco and paan masala, outbreaks in cases of oral cancer, the Supreme Court's ruling on banning plastics as packaging materials for tobacco products will take effect on Tuesday.
However, the district administration has not yet received instructions from the state government to comply with the Supreme Court order.
A senior official said they had not received any information from Lucknow about
Compliance of orders.
However, for fear of being charged with heavy penalties and even bringing legal action, few people in shantytowns and pan-stores have removed tobacco products.
The Supreme Court, after hearing the appeal of the manufacturers of gutkha and pan masala, passed the judgment, challenging the order of the Supreme Court of Rajasthan to ban the use of plastic bags.
In December 7, SC restricted the use of plastics as packaging materials by manufacturers of gutkha and paan masala from March 1.
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