There is currently no clear ban of snus or traditional chewing tobacco at federal level; however, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India notification from August 2011 prohibits tobacco and nicotine in any food products. Most popular oral tobacco products from the west are unavailable in India, although it does have its own offerings. This report provides an in-depth analysis of regulations around these products in India.


Table of contents

1 Executive summary 2 Overview: main product and ingredient restrictions 3 Marketing and advertising 4 Retail channels restrictions and entry barriers 5 Taxation 6 Authorisation/notification 7 Public usage 8 Age restrictions 9 Laws

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