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La-Trinidad will be smoke-free starting January 2017

Cordillera - The local government of La-Trinidad will soon implement the Smoke-Free Ordinance that hopes to get tobacco smokers out from public places January 2017.

The Smoke-Free Ordinance No. 8-2018 aims to regulates, smoking, selling, distribution and advertisement of tobacco products and impose penalties for violators.

The said ordinance prohibits smoking at any designated smoke-free areas and establishment, prohibits selling, giving or distributing tobacco products to minor, prohibits distributing and advertising tobacco products in school, public playground or any other facility frequented by minors or within one hundred meters from any point of the perimeter and prohibits buying tobacco from minors.

Penalties will be strictly imposed to the violators of the said ordinance.

Meanwhile, the religious sectors of La-Trinidad expressed their support to the ordinance and committed to help the government in promoting it through spiritual reforms.


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