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State education department moves to curb use of tobacco among schoolchildren

February 03, 2015 1:37 am

Campaign, called Tobacco Free Educational Institution Campaign, will run with collaboration between 60 doctors.

State to crack down on tobacco chewing, spitting in public

July 01, 2014 2:25 am

The ban will be rolled out from August 1. A penalty system is yet to be devised by the health department.

Health ministry says sale of e-cigarettes in Air India flights embarrassing, violates law

February 06, 2014 3:13 am

The law prohibits any direct or indirect advertisement of a tobacco product.

Only 8% of schools follow anti-tobacco rules: Survey

February 06, 2014 11:26 am

Only 19 per cent or 44 schools have displayed the signages.

Fighting tobacco just got harder

October 03, 2012 4:23 am

Director Anurag Basu,a cancer survivor,strictly adhered to the COTPA rule of displaying anti-tobacco health messages and getting actor Ranbir Kapoor read out the disclaimer ‘smoking is injurious to health’ in Barfee!

FDA to keep hawk eye to ensure gutkha ban

July 19, 2012 3:41 am

With the state Cabinet approving a ban on manufacture and sale of gutkhas and paan masalas for a year,Food and Drug Administration officials are keen on strictly enforcing the new law,planning strategies and deputing officers at check posts.

FDA officials say will keep hawk eye to ensure gutkha ban

July 19, 2012 1:06 am

With the state Cabinet approving a ban on manufacture and sale of gutkhas and paan masalas for a year,Food and Drug Administration officials are keen on strictly enforcing the new law,planning strategies and deputing officers at check posts.

Set example,make police stations across Delhi tobacco-free: High Court to Police Commissioner

June 07, 2012 1:29 am

Assigned the responsibility of making sure there is no smoking in prohibited areas of the city,the police have been asked by Delhi High Court to set a good example by making all police stations tobacco-free.

Campaign against smoking in public places loses sting

May 30, 2012 2:50 am

The campaign against smoking at public places and sale of gutkha packets within 100 metres of educational institutions seems to have lost steam in the city with the Food and Drug Administration unable to strictly implement Sections 4 and 6 of the Control of Tobacco Products Act.

Sale of tobacco products goes on around educational institutes

May 30, 2012 2:25 am

A clause in Section 6 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act prohibits sale of tobacco products within 100-metre radius of educational institutes,but there are several areas in the city where the rule is being defied.