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This study is reproducible and can be applied to various sections of COTPA in any state or district for its efficient enforcement.

ctopa Conflicts of interest There are no conflicts of interest. Bull World Health Organ ; Using mobile technology to conduct epidemiological investigations. Factsheet- Institute of Global Tobacco Control. Published online Aug Siblis Sayed and Bharat Kumar — the volunteers who did the fieldwork of this study.

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Asian Pac J Cancer Prev ; An opportunity for oral health promotion. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Ccotpa the existence of a comprehensive law to reduce tobacco burden, India still faces the uphill task of its acceptance and successful implementation. Smoking Ban Still Long Way to go.


This page was last edited on 28 Septemberat Kaur J, Jain DC. Developing and validating a tablet version of an illness explanatory model interview for a public health survey in Pune, 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.

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Jandoo T, Mehrotra R. 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. Indian J Public Health. Tobacco as a slow and modern epidemic remains a serious public health problem for the country.

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The departments of health, education, and police need to work together to enforce tobacco control policy. Laws for tobacco control impact multisectoral issues and need to be implemented in a dynamic fashion.


Overview on the implementation of smoke-free educational institutions in Tamilnadu, India.

Introduction Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease and premature deaths globally and in India. All offenses under this section are compoundable and tried in accordance with the Indian Code of Criminal Procedure, The list of EIs included primary, middle, and high schools, colleges, deemed school and universities, and colleges for professional education and polytechnics.

World Health Organization; Results of the section 6b Click here to view. Ineffective pictorial health warnings on tobacco products: Outlets selling tobacco products were close to the entrance of 11 EIs [ Table 1 ].

The study had following limitations: The collected data were automatically uploaded to the server and cptpa daily backup was created. Open in a separate window. Retrieved from ” https: Use of mobile phones for community-based health reporting.