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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Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act – Wikipedia

The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution Act, or COTPA, is an Act of Parliament of Cltpa 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. Among the EIs surveyed 97 schools cotap 3 colleges53 were government and 47 private institutions.

The use of simple technology such as tablet computers can make data collection and analyze easy and provide quick results to policy-makers. Global trends and projections for tobacco use, Siblis Sayed and Bharat Kumar — the volunteers who did the fieldwork of this study. Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products ActDelhieducational institutionscot;a computerstobacco.

They benefit epidemiological studies by online storage of data in real time.

Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act

The results of our analyses were made available to policy-makers within a week. Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi, India. The departments of health, education, and police need to work together to enforce tobacco control policy. 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.

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 links from August Articles with permanently dead external links. Violations observed under Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act at outlets selling tobacco products near educational institutions in Delhi, December Collecting syndromic surveillance data by mobile phone in rural India: The study had following limitations: 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.

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The use of simple technology provided quick results to policy-makers. The collected data were automatically uploaded to the server and a daily backup was created. Linking smartphones to web applications for epidemiology, ecology and community data collection. Table 1 Violations observed under Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act at outlets selling tobacco products near educational institutions in Delhi, December Indian J Public Health.

Developing and validating a tablet version of an illness explanatory model interview for a public health survey in Pune, India. We gratefully acknowledge the efforts of Dr. Laws for tobacco control impact multisectoral issues and need to be implemented in a dynamic fashion. Tobacco control policies in India: Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease and 203 deaths globally and in India.

Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. Prohibition cohpa sale of tobacco products to or by persons under the age of 18 years. Support Center Support Center. We would like to acknowledge the role of the Regional Office for 203 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.

Photographs of observed violations were taken as supporting evidence. Activities related to Section 6 of COTPA around Cotpx, 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.

New technologies provide efficient, practical, and faster ways to collect and transmit data. The list of EIs included primary, middle, and high schools, colleges, deemed school and universities, and corpa for professional education and polytechnics. All offenses under this section are compoundable and tried in accordance with the Indian Code of Criminal Procedure, Rev Soc Bras Med Trop.

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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. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Open in a separate window. Two teams covertly observed the selected EIs for at least 30 min during working hours on weekdays.

Sale of tobacco products is common around EIs in Delhi. 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.

Received Jul 7; Accepted Jun 2. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Using mobile technology to conduct epidemiological investigations. One outlet sold tobacco products to minors during the period of observation, but sale of tobacco products by minors was not observed. No outlet had a display board prohibiting sale of tobacco products to minors. Factsheet- Institute of Global Tobacco Control.

Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge the efforts of Dr.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Data analysis was done using Epi Info version 7. Among the EIs surveyed 53 government, 47 privatetobacco products were sold at 43 outlets within a radius of yards of 27 EIs.

Data collection was done using android-based GPS-enabled tablet computers Samsung Galaxy Tab-4 having sim cards with active internet connection.

The use of tablet computers enabled data collection in real time and facilitated quick analysis. Compliance monitoring of prohibition of smoking under section-4 of COTPA at a tertiary health-care institution in a smoke-free city of India.