Nagaland | Kohima administration bans smoking in all public places

Nagaland | Kohima administration bans smoking in all public places

KOHIMA, March 2, 2019: The Kohima district administration has banned smoking in all public places including 'police stations, public transport, prisons and jails', the DIPR reported on Friday.

An order from the deputy commissioner of Kohima observed that "indiscriminate smoking" takes place in police stations and various means of public conveyance, which is a clear violation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003.

The DC has directed both the department of transport and police to comply with the law by installing warning messages in all public places under their jurisdiction.

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