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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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Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act
Received Jul 7; Accepted Jun 2. This study is reproducible and can be applied to various sections of COTPA in any state or district for its efficient enforcement.
We observed one outlet selling tobacco products to minors, but sale of tobacco products by minors was not observed at any of ctopa 27 EIs.
Kaur J, Jain DC. Factsheet- Institute of Global Tobacco Control.
Use dmy dates from August Use Indian English from August All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external 20003 from August Articles with permanently dead external links. Open Data Kit University of Washington, USA software was used for creating questionnaires for data collection in tablets, which had a linked server for automatic download of data.
Votpa use of tablet computers enabled data collection in real time and facilitated quick analysis. They benefit epidemiological studies by online storage of data in real time. Finally, we are grateful to Dr.
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Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi, 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. The collected data were automatically uploaded to the server and a daily backup was created.
This study shows that it is feasible and beneficial to use a simple low-cost technology for regular monitoring the adherence to various provisions of COTPA all over India. No outlet had a display board prohibiting sale of tobacco products to minors.
Indian J Public Health. Cogpa results of our analyses were made available to policy-makers within a week. Linking smartphones to web applications for epidemiology, ecology and community data collection.
Compliance monitoring of prohibition of smoking under section-4 of COTPA at a tertiary health-care institution in a smoke-free city of India.
Developing and cotpz a tablet version of an illness explanatory model interview for a public health survey in Pune, India. Tablet computers had preconfigured Google maps application with selected EIs marked for quick navigation. Tobacco use is cotpaa leading preventable cause of disease and premature deaths globally and in India.
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Siblis Sayed and Bharat Kumar — the volunteers who did the fieldwork of this study. 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.
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. Support Center Support Center.
We would like to acknowledge the role of the Regional Office 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. 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.
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. All offenses under this section are compoundable and tried in accordance with the Indian Code of Criminal Procedure, Prohibition of sale of tobacco products to or by persons under the age of 18 years.
Factsheet-Institute of Global Tobacco Control. Sale of tobacco products is common around EIs in Delhi. New technologies provide efficient, practical, and faster ways to collect and transmit cottpa.
Retrieved from ” https: Data analysis was done using Epi Info version 7. 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.
Activities related to Section 6 of COTPA around EIs, such as the sale of copta 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.
Laws for tobacco control impact multisectoral issues and need to be implemented in a dynamic fashion. This page was last edited on 28 Septemberat This Act was enacted by the Parliament to give effect to the Resolution passed by the 39th World Health Assemblyurging the octpa states to implement measures to provide non-smokers protection from involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke.
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.
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, after arranging them in ascending order ccotpa their identity numbers.