Highlights of the proposal
- Offence will be rated as misdemeanor and not felony
- Section 52 and 54 will be removed
- The word ‘smuggling’ will be removed
- Two clauses to be added in section 11
- The Parliament is to determine the quantity and type of tobacco products for
- Dzongkhag, gewog and thromde tshogdes shall provide support and cooperation
for co-ordination and conduct awareness programs on tobacco control
I had hopes that amending the tobacco control act would be something more spectacular than this.
Guess I was wrong.