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Ban on production & sale of bottled correction and thinners by Mizoram Govt

The prohibitory order follows the notification of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare saying that the substances are being widely misused by youth and school children as intoxication by inhaling the material to get drug-like stimulating effects.

Ban on production & sale of bottled correction and thinners by Mizoram Govt

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 Oct 2020 4:15 AM GMT

Aizawl: Mizoram Government on Monday banned the production and sale of bottled correction fluids as well as bottled thinners of any chemical substances generally used in offices.

The prohibitory order follows the notification of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, which directed states to take measures for the imposition of a ban on production and sale of bottled correction fluids and thinners.

The order directed that the substances are being widely misused by youth and school children as intoxication by inhaling the material to get drug-like stimulating effects.

The prohibitory order which will be enforced by the state Excise and Narcotics department and to is monitored by the Food and Drugs Administration Wing of the health department said that a ban is imposed on production and of sale of bottled correction fluids as well as bottled thinners of any chemical composition both for ink erasing purposes as well as for use as Nail Polish removers and similar other purposes.

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