Tri-State Consultation on Emerging Trends and Threats in Tobacco Control was inaugurated by Dr Mandeep Mittal, Additional Member Secretary, State Legal Services Authority, Punjab, who is also the addi
tional district and session judge. The Consultation was organised byGeneration Saviour Association (GSA) and The Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases. As it is a known fact that tobacco control is one of the key priorities in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh and they are all proactive in the implementation of the program in full letter and spirit. But lately, it has been observed that advent of new tobacco products are posing a serious threat to tobacco control laws and policies. Various stakeholder departments of States of Punjab and Haryana as well as Union Territory of Chandigarh participated in it to address the issues of the emerging trends and threats in tobacco control and to finalise a road map and action plan for regulating and eliminating them.