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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Prohibition of sale of tobacco products to or by persons under the age of 18 years. This study is reproducible and can be applied to various sections of COTPA in any state or district for its efficient enforcement. EIs across Delhi were selected using simple random sampling from the list of EIs published on the website of the Directorate of Education, Government of Delhi, ctopa arranging them in ascending order of their identity numbers. From Wikipedia, the cktpa encyclopedia.

A display board outside an EI stating prohibition of sale of tobacco products within a radius of yards.

Linking smartphones to web applications for epidemiology, ecology and community data collection. The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Cot;a of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution Act, or COTPA, is an Act of Parliament of India enacted in to prohibit advertisement of, and to provide for the regulation of trade and commerce in, and production, supply and distribution of cigarettes and other tobacco products in India.

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

Received Jul 7; Accepted Jun 2. We would also like to acknowledge the help of the Ministry of Cot;a and Family Welfare, Government of India, under whose aegis the study was done. 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 cogpa 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.

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Global trends and projections for tobacco use, Photographs of observed violations were taken as supporting evidence.

Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act

A standardized, easy, quick, and cost-effective method is ccotpa for strengthening implementation of COTPA across India. They benefit epidemiological studies by online storage of data in real time. Compliance monitoring of prohibition of smoking under cofpa of COTPA at a tertiary health-care institution in a smoke-free city of India.

Activities related to Section 6 of COTPA around EIs, such as the sale of tobacco products within a radius of yards, sale of tobacco products to and by minors, and existence of display boards prohibiting sale of tobacco products were observed using Global Positioning System GPS -enabled tablet computers preloaded with maps and Open Data Kit software. 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.

Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted during December 10—16,in the state of Delhi population 17area km 2 to assess compliance of Section 6 of COTPA.

Factsheet- Institute of Global Tobacco Control. 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.

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Retrieved from ” https: Results Among the EIs surveyed 97 schools and 3 colleges53 were government and 47 private institutions. Support Center Support Center.

Published online Aug Using mobile technology to conduct epidemiological investigations. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

The use of simple technology such as tablet computers cohpa make data collection and analyze easy and provide quick results to policy-makers. This Act was enacted by the Parliament to give effect to the Resolution passed by the 39th World Health Assemblyurging the member states to implement measures to provide non-smokers protection cottpa involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke.

Data analysis was done using Epi Info version 7. A cross-sectional study was conducted during December 10—16,in the state of Delhi population 17area km 2 to assess compliance of Section 6 of COTPA. World Health Organization; Conflicts of interest There are no conflicts of interest.

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Finally, we are grateful to Dr. One outlet sold tobacco products to minors during the period of observation, but sale of tobacco products by minors was not observed. Use of mobile phones for community-based health reporting.

Violations observed under Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act at outlets selling tobacco products near educational institutions in Delhi, December Please review our privacy policy.

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.