Punjab government bans hookah parlours after Gujarat and Maharashtra

After Maharashtra and Gujarat, Punjab becomes country's third state to ban hookah bars or lounges. The ban was announced through a law after President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a bill from the state to check the use of tobacco.
Arjun Manjunadha

Updated: Nov 19,2018 12:31:11 pm

Punjab government bans hookah parlours after Gujarat and Maharashtra

19 November 2018 Current Affairs:After Maharashtra and Gujarat, Punjab becomes country's third state to ban hookah bars or lounges. The ban was announced through a law after President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a bill from the state to check the use of tobacco. 
President has approved the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) (Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2018 recently.
The Punjab assembly had passed the Bill in March, 2018.
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