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  • Tobacco control regime needs reinforcement

    Tobacco control regime needs reinforcement

    Efforts to strengthen tobacco control in India were fortified by enacting Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act [‘COTPA’] in 2003 and ratification of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [‘FCTC’] in 2004.

    February 3, 2021
  • Govt urged to impose total ban on smokeless tobacco

    Govt urged to impose total ban on smokeless tobacco

    A recommendation for blanket ban on smokeless tobacco products.has been made to the government in a report submitted by National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The recommendation is in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), NICPR said in a …

    April 26, 2018