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Information & Public Relations Department
Title: Prohibition for sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to any person who is under eighteen years of age and area within a radius of 100 yards radius from the outer boundary of Educational Institutions
Press Release Number:
The Order is necessitated in view of the complaints received that vendors and shopkeepers are selling cigarettes and other tobacco products to minors at the market place and within the close proximity of educational institutions openly, thus violating Section 6 of the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA), which prohibits the sale of tobacco products to minors, i.e below the age of 18 years
Released Date:
21 Sep 2021