Consultation on Tobacco Vendor Licensing was under the Chairpersonship of Bhupinder Pal Singh, Commission, and Sh Kulwant Singh, Mayor Municipal Council Mohali was held in partnership of Tobacco Control Cell, Dept of Health Punjab and technical support of International Union and Generation Saviour Association, in which representatives from government departments and non government organization of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh participated. The proposal to pass Tobacco Vendors License under which it will be compulsory for shopkeepers to obtain licenses to sell cigarettes and beedis and stand a chance of losing their licenses if they violate rules laid down by the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), 2003 was deliberated upon.

As an impact of the Consultation, a resolution for Tobacco Vendor Licensing was passed by Municipal Corporation Mohali.

GSA conducted Tri State Consultation on Tobacco Vendor Licensing

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