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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National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. 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 India enacted in to prohibit advertisement of, and to provide for the cotpaa of trade and commerce cktpa, and production, supply and distribution of cigarettes and other tobacco products in India.
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.
Sale of tobacco products is common around EIs in Delhi. The list of EIs included primary, middle, and high schools, colleges, deemed school and universities, and colleges for professional education and polytechnics. Tablet computers had preconfigured Google maps application with selected EIs marked for quick navigation.
The use of simple technology provided quick results to policy-makers. Support Center Support Center. Global trends and projections for tobacco use, This Act was enacted by the Parliament to give effect to the Resolution passed by the 39th World Health Assemblyurging the member states to implement measures to provide non-smokers protection from involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke.
Introduction Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease and premature deaths globally and in India. 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. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.
They benefit epidemiological studies by online storage of data in real time. Indian J Public Health.
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.
Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted during December 10—16,in the state of Delhi population 17area km 2 to assess compliance of Section 6 of COTPA. No outlet had a display board prohibiting sale of tobacco products to minors. Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products ActDelhieducational institutionstablet computerstobacco. The collected data were automatically uploaded to the server and a daily backup was created. Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. 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.
The departments of health, education, and police need to work together to enforce tobacco control policy. 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.
The seller shopkeeper ascertains and ensures that the person who is buying a tobacco product is not a minor. 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.
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cohpa Table 1 Violations observed under Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act at outlets selling tobacco products near educational institutions in Delhi, December Conflicts of interest There are no conflicts of interest. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease and premature deaths globally and in India. Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi, India. 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.
Use of mobile phones for community-based health reporting. Published online Aug Retrieved from ” https: The results of our analyses were made available to policy-makers within a week. Outlets selling tobacco products were close to the entrance of 11 EIs [ Table 1 ]. Using mobile technology to conduct epidemiological investigations. The use of simple technology such as tablet computers can make data collection and analyze easy and provide quick results to policy-makers. 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 of their identity numbers.
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.
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Results Among the EIs surveyed 97 schools and 3 colleges53 were government and 47 private institutions. New technologies provide efficient, practical, and faster ways to collect and transmit data.
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.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All offenses under this section are compoundable and tried in accordance with the Indian Code of Criminal Procedure, This page was last edited on 28 Septemberat Int J Prev Med. A cross-sectional study was conducted during December 10—16,in the state of Delhi population 17area km 2 to assess compliance of Section 6 of COTPA.