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  • Need to tighten tobacco control

    Need to tighten tobacco control

    The 17 years of working of COTPA was useful to a certain extent in defying the tobacco industry’s tactics to advertise and promote tobacco use in India. However, in spite of the Government’s best efforts to effectively enforce the law and civil society’s efforts to ensure that violations are adequately reported, the industry has been able to target, especially children, through their indirect promotion tactics.

    February 22, 2021
  • Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi HC

    Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi HC

    The Delhi High Court today sought the response of the Centre and city government on a PIL seeking to enforce a complete ban on sale of tobacco and cigarettes near educational institutions in the national capital. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also issued notice to the governments’ …

    October 9, 2017