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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Support Center Support Center. Laws for tobacco control impact multisectoral issues and need to be implemented in a dynamic fashion. 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.
Outlets selling tobacco products were close to the entrance of 11 EIs [ Table 1 ]. Data collection was done using android-based GPS-enabled tablet computers Samsung Galaxy Tab-4 having sim cards with active internet connection.
Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products ActDelhieducational institutionstablet computerstobacco. Similar periodic surveys are required to enable regulatory agencies to enforce COTPA in letter and spirit to control tobacco use. 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.
Published online Aug The list of EIs included primary, middle, and high schools, colleges, deemed school and universities, and colleges for professional education and polytechnics. Factsheet-Institute of Global Tobacco Control. Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.
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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. A standardized, easy, quick, and cost-effective method is required for strengthening implementation of COTPA across India. Linking smartphones to web applications for epidemiology, ecology and community data collection. Prohibition of sale of tobacco products to or by persons under the age of 18 years.
Data analysis was 0203 using Epi Info version 7.
We would also like to acknowledge the help of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, under whose aegis the study was done. Retrieved from ” https: 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 0203 to the entrance gate of EI, and the seller was not ensuring the ccotpa of buyer before selling.
Use of mobile phones for community-based health reporting. This study shows that it is feasible and beneficial cotppa use a simple low-cost technology for regular monitoring the adherence to various provisions of COTPA all over India. Photographs of observed violations were taken as supporting evidence.
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Sale of tobacco products is common around EIs in Delhi. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 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. Collecting syndromic surveillance data by mobile phone in rural India: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The results of our analyses were made available to policy-makers within a week.
Conflicts of interest There are no conflicts of interest. One outlet sold tobacco products to minors during the period of observation, but sale of tobacco products by minors was not observed.
The collected data were automatically uploaded to the server and a daily backup was created. Tobacco use is the leading 203 cause of disease and premature deaths globally and in India.
Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply cotppa Distribution Act, An act to prohibit the advertisement of, and to provide for the regulation coypa 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.
Among the EIs surveyed 97 schools and 3 colleges53 were government and 47 private institutions. Table 1 Violations observed under Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act at outlets selling tobacco products near educational institutions in Delhi, December Using mobile technology to conduct epidemiological investigations. Among the EIs surveyed 53 government, 47 privatetobacco products were sold at 43 outlets within a radius of yards of 27 EIs.
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. Introduction Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease and premature deaths globally and in India. This page was last edited on 28 Septemberat The departments of health, education, and police need to work together to cogpa tobacco control policy.