The National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) was launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Governmnet of India, in 2007-08. The objective was to bring about greater awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco use and about the tobacco control laws. Uttar Pradesh Voluntary Health Association is running “School Awareness Programme” in seven districts of UP Agra, Aligarh, Chitrakoot, Hathras, Jhansi, Mahoba and Kasganj.
No person shall smoke in any public place:
Provided that in a hotel having thirty rooms or a restaurant having seating capacity of thirty persons or more and in the airports, a separate provision for smoking area or space may be made
Effective from: 2nd October, 2008
Section 6 (a)
Section 6 (a) of Tobacco Control Act, 2003 provides:
Section 6 (b)
Section 6 (b) of Tobacco Control Act, 2003, provides