DMC, HCFI & IMA send appeal to the Health Ministry to ban the sale of all tobacco products in
Delhi on World No Tobacco Day on May 31st
- Recommend the implementation of a dry tobacco day similar to dry liquor days observed across the country
on Gandhi Jayanti, Republic Day etc.
New Delhi, May 28, 2016: The Delhi Medical Council (DMC), Heart Care Foundation of India (HCFI) & Indian Medical Association (IMA) have jointly sent an appeal to Honorable Health Minister of Delhi, Shri Satyendar Jain requesting him to declare May 31st as a dry tobacco day in the city. They have recommended a complete ban on the sale of all tobacco products including cigarettes, gutka, hookah and e-cigarettes for a period of 24 hours.