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Hookah parlour owners file petition against ban

The new Act is called COTPA (Maharashtra Amendment) Act, 2018 and was granted the President’s assent in September.

27 Nov 2018 12:40 AM

Health ministry: Impose penalty under COTPA

One feature of tobacco usage in India is the high incidence of oral cancers.

29 Oct 2018 6:19 AM

Company questions ‘authority’ of Delhi tobacco control cell

The firm denied the allegations and raised questions on the government’s authority to issue such notice

27 Jul 2018 5:10 AM

Cops seize alcohol worth Rs 37k in Uttan

The eatery was also found to be serving hookah to patrons, police said.

09 Jul 2018 1:42 AM

Police endeavour to make New Delhi tobacco-free

Speaking on the occasion, P. Kamraj, special commissioner, law and rder (South) highlighted the efforts made by the police in this regard.

20 Apr 2018 5:50 AM


Police failed to implement COTPA: Health minister

Tobacco use among minors (15-17 years of age) has risen from 2.9 to 5.5 per cent.

09 Dec 2017 2:50 AM

Schools asked to penalise tobacco product sellers

The Centre had enacted the COTPA in 2003 to prohibit smoking in public places.

14 Nov 2017 2:25 AM

Smoking in public places can land you in a spot

More than 700 people issued challans since drive launched in Feb.

13 Mar 2017 3:20 AM