National Tobacco Control Programme – World No Tobacco Day, May 31

National Tobacco Control Programme


  • A comprehensive tobacco control legislation titled “The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products” (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 was notified in the official gazette on 19th May, 2003. The Act is applicable to whole of India and covers all types of tobacco products.


  • World No Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on May 31.




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