COTPA 2003 PDF

No of. 2. In the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition .. The objective of COTPA is to provide effective protection to non-smokers. What are the key provisions of COTPA ? Section 4: Prohibition Of Smoking In Public Places. The Government of India passed new rules on May 30, May 10, Home · Document · Health and Family Welfare; The Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products ACT(COTPA), Print; Share; Facebook · Twitter.

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A display board outside an EI stating prohibition xotpa sale of tobacco products within a radius of yards. Laws for tobacco control impact multisectoral issues and need to be implemented in a dynamic copta. We would also like to acknowledge the help of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, under whose aegis the study was done.

No outlet had a display board prohibiting sale of tobacco products to minors.

Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. Support Ctopa Support Center. New technologies provide efficient, practical, and faster ways to collect and transmit data. Tobacco control policies in India: Violations observed under Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act at outlets selling tobacco products near educational institutions in Delhi, December Linking smartphones to web applications for epidemiology, ecology and community data collection.

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Prohibition of sale of tobacco products to or by persons under the age of 18 years.

Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act

We gratefully cptpa the citpa of Dr. The study had following limitations: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sale of tobacco products is common around EIs in Delhi. This study is reproducible and can be applied to various sections of COTPA in any state or district for its efficient enforcement. The list of EIs included primary, middle, and high schools, colleges, deemed school and universities, and colleges for professional education and polytechnics.

Open in a separate window. Using mobile technology to conduct epidemiological investigations. The seller shopkeeper ascertains and ensures that the person who is buying a tobacco product is not a minor.

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Global trends and projections for tobacco use, Similar periodic surveys are required to enable regulatory agencies to enforce COTPA in letter and spirit to control tobacco use. A standardized, easy, quick, and cost-effective method is required for strengthening implementation of COTPA across India.

Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. Indian J Public Health. Tablet computers had preconfigured Google maps application with selected EIs marked for quick navigation.

The use of simple technology such as tablet computers can make data collection and analyze easy and provide quick results to policy-makers. This page was last edited on 28 Septemberat The use of simple technology provided quick results to policy-makers.

Introduction Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease and premature deaths globally and in India. Factsheet-Institute of Global Tobacco Control.

Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution Act, An act to prohibit the advertisement of, and to provide for the regulation of trade and commerce in, and production, supply and distribution of, cigarettes and other tobacco products and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

World Health Fotpa The collected data were automatically uploaded to the server and a daily backup was created. We would like to acknowledge the role of the Regional Cohpa for South-East Asia, World Health Organization, New Delhi, for providing technical support, especially Jasvinder Singh and Sudha Kochar, for configuring the tablet computers used for the study.

One outlet sold tobacco products to minors during the period of observation, but copta of tobacco products by minors was not observed.

The results of our analyses were made available to policy-makers within a week. Views Read Edit View history.

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Under the COTPA law, it is the responsibility of the owner or manager or any person in charge of affairs of the EI to put up a display board stating prohibition of tobacco sale. An act to prohibit the advertisement of, and to provide for the regulation of trade and commerce in, and production, supply and distribution of, cigarettes and other tobacco products and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. We observed one outlet selling tobacco products to minors, but sale of tobacco products by minors was not observed at any of the 27 EIs.

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Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi, India.

Twenty-seven EIs, which had outlets selling tobacco products within a radius of yards, did not have a display board prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to minors. Use of mobile phones for community-based health reporting. Kaur J, Jain DC. Data analysis was done using Epi Info version 7. Please review our privacy policy. Siblis Sayed and Bharat Kumar — the volunteers who did the fieldwork cotpaa this study.

Octpa monitoring of prohibition of smoking under section-4 of COTPA at a tertiary health-care institution in a smoke-free city of India. Any outlet selling tobacco products within a radius of yards of an EI can face legal action, and any person who contravenes the provisions of Section 6 of COTPA is punishable with fine. Two teams covertly observed the selected EIs for at least 30 min during working hours on weekdays.

Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted during December 10—16,in the state of Delhi population 17area ctopa 2 to assess compliance of Section 6 of COTPA. Conflicts of interest There are no conflicts of interest. Tobacco products were considered to be easily accessible to minors if the EI had a tobacco sale outlet within a radius of yards, located near the entrance gate or on the road leading to the entrance gate of EI, and the seller was not ensuring the age of buyer before selling. The departments of health, education, and police need to work together to enforce tobacco control policy.

All offenses under this section are compoundable and tried in accordance with the Indian Code of Criminal Procedure,