Times of India / January 18 2006
Sale of pan masala banned near schools
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday announced an immediate ban on the sale of pan masala in the vicinity of educational institutions and health centres.
An assembly committee had earlier sought a ban on the sale of pan masala near schools. The decision to prohibit the sale was taken at a cabinet meeting in Thiruvananthapuram