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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Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. Retrieved from ” https: Tobacco control policies in India: 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. Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge the efforts of Dr. 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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Violations observed under Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act at outlets selling tobacco products near educational institutions in Delhi, December Indian J Public Health. Kaur J, Jain DC. The use of tablet computers enabled data collection in real time and facilitated quick analysis.
Outlets selling tobacco products were close to the entrance of 11 EIs [ Table 1 ]. Collecting syndromic surveillance data by mobile phone in rural India: The seller shopkeeper ascertains and ensures that the person who is buying a tobacco product is not a minor. Use of mobile phones for community-based health reporting.
Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. 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. Tablet computers had preconfigured Google maps application with selected EIs marked for quick navigation.
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Activities related to Section 6 of COTPA around EIs, such as the sale of tobacco products within a radius of cotpx, 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.
Results Among the EIs surveyed 97 schools and 3 colleges53 were government and 47 private institutions. Int J Prev Med.
The results of our analyses were made available to policy-makers within a week. Factsheet-Institute of Global Tobacco Control. Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products ActDelhieducational institutionstablet computerstobacco. Published online Aug Views Read Edit View history. No outlet had a display board prohibiting sale of tobacco products to minors.
Photographs of observed violations were taken as supporting evidence.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Introduction Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease and premature deaths globally and in India.
Global trends and projections for tobacco use, We would also like to acknowledge the help of the Ministry of Health copta Family Welfare, Government of India, under whose aegis the study was done.
This study is reproducible and can be applied to various sections of COTPA in any state or district for its efficient enforcement. The use of simple technology such as tablet computers can make data collection and analyze easy and provide quick results to policy-makers.
Linking smartphones to web applications for epidemiology, ecology and community data collection. Among the EIs surveyed 97 schools and 3 colleges53 were government and 47 private institutions.
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Finally, we are grateful to Dr. 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.
Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease and premature deaths globally and in India.