ACT-INDIA The 14th WCTOH is being hosted by Action Council against Tobacco - India (ACT- INDIA) along with Salaam Bombay Foundationand HEALIS Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health.

Established in 1993, ACT - India is a registered NGO whose objective is to create a 'Tobacco Free Society' in India by preventing non-users of tobacco particularly adolescents from getting addicted to tobacco. It also aims to stop the use of tobacco among those who have the habit.

The organization has undertaken numerous activities at the local and national level to further these objectives. Some of these initiatives are programs on Public Information and education, advocacy and lobbying with policy makers for increased taxation and strong legislative controls for tobacco, conducting workshops for training and developing large number of tobacco control advocates in India.

Apart from these, they also provide scientific support to individuals and organizations that fight the tobacco menace. For more information, please visit ACT - INDIA


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