Posts tagged: COTPA

Schools and colleges to check tobacco sale

Tweet Tobacco usage by students not only creates health hazards but also develops criminal instincts in them. The Delhi high court said this on Wednesday, asking all educational institutions in the capital to check the sale of tobacco in their vicinity. The division bench of chief justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said passive smoking is as dangerous as active smoking and can cause serious health hazards among children. The court also ... Jump to full article >>

Tobacco Act violations: 3 hotels issued challans

Tweet The state nodal officer, National Tobacco Control Programme, along with the inspector of LHA Chandigarh, inspected the hotels and restaurants in Sector 26 for any violation of the Control of Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) on Wednesday. The team inspected 15 premises and issued three challans for improper signage in the inspected premises. Nearly 80 persons were challan ed for smoking at public places by the enforcement agencies in the month o ... Jump to full article >>