It seems Bihar is going all out to promote healthy habits. After liquor ban, CM Nitish Kumar’s government has now cracked down on gutka and pan masala manufactures.
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The government order was issued on May 20, which also authorised officials to conduct raids and inspections of the tobacco houses and allowed them to take action against those found flouting government guidelines.
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Earlier this year the Bihar government had also banned sale and consumption of liquor in towns and cities and made it clear that no alcohol can be legally consumed in all of Bihar, including in bars and restaurants.