The state government had already issued a notification on January 1 banning the storage, sale or distribution of tobacco items by whatever name these are called as final products in the market and has been prohibited for one year in Punjab. The Chief Minister has categorically directed the Health Department for strict compliance of these orders and said that no laxity by any erring officials in its implementation would be tolerated at any cost, the spokesperson said. <!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>

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