Sale or use of tobacco will be banned within a 100 yard radius of educational institutions
VoTV and COTPA training was done in sensitization of Range Police of Jodhpur,organized by Rajasthan VHA implementation of smoking ban in public places and other guidelines regarding tobacco control.
Dr. PawanSinghal, Associate Professor, Dept. of ENT & Head-Neck Surgery, SMS Hospital told about the ill-effects of consuming tobacco on physical and mental health.
Mr. Vikram Singh Raghav, Project Director, Rajasthan VHA briefed regarding the COTPA laws and their proper implementation. He told that police can save many lives by following COTPA.
Mr. Sunil Dutta Sharma, IG, Jodhpur instructed the cops to make chalan where they find violation of Act 4 and 6 and report the same in MCR by 5th of every month. He offered RVHA time slots for district level COTPA workshop where they can sensitize SHO level police officials.
Tobacco victim from jodhpur Mr. Narayan singhji and his wife shared their melancholic story in front of the police officials.
- http://epaper.dainiknavajyoti.com/index.php?edition=2&pub_date=19/01/2014&pageno=4 – DainikNavjyoti