Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government Bans Naswar & Cigarettes in Educational Institutes
Naswār (Pashto: نسوار), also called nās (ناس) or nasvay (نسوای), is a moist, powdered tobacco snuff consumed mostly in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has banned the use of naswar and cigarettes from the educational institutes across the province.
As per a notification issued from the Secretary of Education, the Education Departments of KP have been issued directives to make the necessary arrangements.
“Packets of sugary drinks and other eatables will also be strictly checked. Plus, counseling sessions will be held for the students in this regard to make them realize about the hazards of Naswar and cigarettes,” it reads.