PASSIONATE PLEA: Justice Kurup who has now become a cult figure in the country and outside in the battle against tobacco appeals to the government to implement the ban on smoking in public places and the use of tobacco products by teenagers at an international symposium on 'Tobacco Cessation Initiative' organized by the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum on 28 January 2005. At left is Dr. K.Mohandas, the Director of the Institute.