Thursday, May 6, 2021

DC Kohima enforces COPT Act 2003

Nagaland News

Dimapur, April 21: Deputy Commissioner & Chairman of DTCC, Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie has prohibited smoking in public places, advertisement of cigarettes and other tobacco products, sale of cigarette or other tobacco products to a person below the age of 18 years, sale of tobacco products in an area within a radius of 100 yards of an educational institution, and restricted trade and commerce in and production, supply and distribution of cigarettes and other tobacco products in the district with immediate effect.

The DC stated that these restrictions have been imposed in exercise of the power conferred by section 21, 24 and 25 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of advertisement and regulation of the trade and commerce, production, supply and distribution) Act 2003 and for effective implementation of section 4,5,6,7 of COTPA 2003.
(Page News Service)