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Panaji, December 8, 2020

           Agrahayana 17, 1942


The District Magistrate, South Goa has reconstituted the Enforcement Squads for effective implementation of the illicit drug/ Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act,  2003 for all talukas of South Goa.

The Enforcement Squads are directed to take action on illicit tobacco products which are in circulation without paying taxes including other sections under COTPA Act, 2003.

The Enforcement Squads consist of Mamlatdar, Joint Mamlatdars, Executive Magistrates of the respective talukas, PSIs attached to concerned  Police Stations, Sanitary Inspector of Health and Member of NGO GOACAN/Voluntary Health Association of Goa, as informed by the Department of Information and Publicity.