About NLU Odisha
National Law University Odisha is a public law school and a National Law University in India located at Cuttack, Odisha. It was established in 2008 under the National Law University Odisha Act, commencing its first batch in July 2009. The institute offers undergraduate, BBA/LL.B., and post-graduate courses in law.
About the Consultation
The Consultation aims to receive expert opinions to identify law, policy, and implementation gaps that require reform to reduce the tobacco prevalence in the country. The consultation will aim at exploring the ways in which tobacco prevalence and use can be reduced in India, through policy, education, cultural changes, and other such mechanism.
The identified ways will serve as a focal point to work in tobacco control with a targeted approach. The specific focus of the consultation will be the protection of children and youth from tobacco consumption.
The online consultation will receive expert opinions to identify law and policy gaps and required reform in current law and policy to control tobacco use in India. The report of the online consultation meeting will be shared with all stakeholders.
Through this one-day online consultation participants and stakeholders will understand each other perspective on the negative impact of tobacco use on health, psychological well-being, economy, and limitation of current policy and law and how it can be further strengthened to promote a healthier nation.
About the Participants
The participants of the one-day online consultation will include the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Ministry of Law and Justice, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Police Bureau of Research & Development ( BP&RD ), New Delhi, National Institute of Social Defence, New Delhi, National Institute of Criminology & Forensic Science, New Delhi, WCD Department, GOI, Narcotics Control Bureau, New Delhi, Academician from NIMHANS, Bengaluru, various commissions, etc.
Google Meet. Click here for the link.
Date & Time
June 29, 2023 [11:00 am – 12:30 pm]
Click here to view the official notification.