Cigarettes And Other Tobacco Products Acts Cotpa 2003
Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.20

Bokaro declared smoke-free

Bokaro was on Thursday declared the second smoke-free district in Jharkhand after Ranchi.  Bokaro achieved the smoke-free tag following a survey by the government in compliance with various sect...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.19

Killer stick sold outside Calcutta schools

Cigarettes are openly sold through kiosks in the vicinity of most schools in Calcutta, some of them right outside the gate, despite a ban on the sale of tobacco products within a radius of 100m of any...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 16.01.19

Close to schools lurk killer-stick suppliers

 A 20-city survey across the country has found multiple tobacco companies selling cigarettes through vendors within 100 metres of school premises, consumer health groups said on Wednesday, callin...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 16.01.19

Study finds tobacco act violation in Assam

Anti-tobacco activists have flayed Dispur for failing to properly implement the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act. They urged the Assam government to provide licence to vendors to sell tobacco...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.12.18

Tobacco fight lacks teeth

Directives are meant to be flouted. And in Jharkhand, always. The latest case in point is the December 18 order of state health secretary Nitin Madan Kulkarni to impose a blanket ban on the sale, manu...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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