THE TOBACCO CONTROL LEGISLATION
This legislation will be applicable w.e.f. 01-05-2004 all over India. The provisions contained in the legislation are:
- Prohibition of smoking in public place.
- Prohibition of advertisement of cigarette and other tobacco products; and
- Prohibition of sale of cigarette and other tobacco products to a person below the age of eighteen years.
Violation of any of these provisions is a punishable offence.
Issued in public interest by
Department of Health
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Government of India