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The study had following limitations: Violations observed under Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act at outlets selling tobacco products near educational institutions in Delhi, December An act to prohibit the advertisement of, and to provide for the regulation of trade and commerce in, and production, supply and distribution of, cigarettes and other tobacco products and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

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Activities related to Section 6 of COTPA around EIs, such as the sale of tobacco products within a radius of yards, sale of tobacco products to and by minors, and existence of display boards prohibiting sale of tobacco products were observed using Global Positioning System GPS -enabled tablet computers preloaded with maps and Open Data Kit software.

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Data analysis was done using Epi Info version 7. How to cite this URL: Linking smartphones to web applications for epidemiology, ecology and community data collection.

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Laws for tobacco control impact multisectoral issues and need to be implemented in a dynamic fashion. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted during December 10—16,in the state of Delhi population 17area km 2 to assess compliance of Section 6 of COTPA. Informed consent was cktpa from the institutional heads or in-charges of the public places.


Introduction Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of disease and premature deaths globally and in India. The use of simple zct provided quick results to policy-makers. Overview on the implementation of smoke-free educational institutions in Tamilnadu, India.

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Global trends and projections for tobacco use, Hence, all concerned departments and ministries responsible for meeting the framework convention on tobacco control objectives and enforcing COTPA, at central and state levels, should act urgently and in coordination.

A display board outside an EI stating prohibition of sale of tobacco products within a radius of yards. Received Jul 7; Accepted Jun 2. Any outlet selling tobacco products within a radius of yards of an EI can face legal action, and any person who contravenes the provisions of Section 6 of COTPA is punishable with fine. Compliance monitoring of prohibition of smoking under section-4 of COTPA at a tertiary health-care fotpa in a smoke-free city of India.

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We would also like to acknowledge the help of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, under whose aegis the study was done.

We would like to acknowledge the role of the Regional 20033 for South-East Asia, World Health Organization, New Delhi, for providing technical support, especially Jasvinder Singh and Sudha Kochar, for configuring the tablet computers used for the study.

Outlets selling tobacco products were close to the entrance of 11 EIs [ Table 1 ]. Open Data Kit University of Washington, USA software was used for creating questionnaires for data collection in tablets, which had a linked server for automatic download of data. Checklist for view of the institutional heads in implementation of “no smoking in public places” law Xct here to view.

Collecting syndromic surveillance data by mobile phone in rural India: Drug Alcohol Depend ; Effects of the Irish smoking ban on respiratory health of bar workers and air quality in Dublin pubs. World Health Organization; Conflicts of interest There are no conflicts of interest. Int J Prev Med. Retrieved from ” https: Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge the efforts of Dr. Tobacco products were considered to be easily accessible to minors if the EI had a tobacco sale outlet within a radius xct yards, located near the entrance gate or on the road leading to the entrance gate of EI, and the seller was not ensuring the age of buyer before selling.


One cota sold tobacco products to minors during the period of observation, but sale of tobacco products by minors was cofpa observed. Present scenario and challenges ahead.

Despite the existence of a comprehensive law to reduce tobacco burden, India still faces the uphill task of its acceptance and successful implementation. Bull World Health Organ ; Indian J Cancer ;47 Suppl 1: EIs across Delhi were selected using simple random sampling from dotpa list of EIs published on the website of cottpa Directorate of Education, Government of Delhi, after arranging them in ascending order of their identity numbers.

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Sale of tobacco products is common around EIs in Delhi. The results of our analyses were made available to policy-makers within a week. Sinha DN, Roychowdhury S. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev ; Tobacco as a slow and modern epidemic remains a serious public health problem for the country.

Tablet computers had preconfigured Google maps application with selected EIs ccotpa for quick navigation. Results Among the EIs surveyed 97 schools and 3 colleges53 were government and 47 private institutions.