Success Stories

Smoke Free Howrah - Becoming an Official Smoke-free City

Smoke-free efforts in India gained momentum when revised smoke-free rules came into force on 2 October 2008, further strengthening national tobacco control legislation and empowering action to protect the public at large from second-hand smoke exposure. Several jurisdictions in India have begun implementing legislation to protect people from second-hand smoke. However, many of these measures have not been comprehensive, and as a result, implementation and compliance at subnational level is variable.

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India Made Positive Progress In Restricting Interference Of Tobacco Industry

After 10 years, a policy targets tobacco industry interference in India’s health ministry But what...

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Commit to Quit - WHO's global campaign for World No Tobacco Day 2021

WHO initiated a year-long global campaign for World No Tobacco Day 2021 - “Commit to Quit."  The ...

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