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City leaders ban smoking, vaping on Tybee Beach in Georgia

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) –- Lighting up on Georgia’s Tybee Beach will soon come with a cost.

The Tybee Island City Council voted Thursday night to ban smoking and vaping across the beach.A pilot program that expires at the end of May banned smoking in the area around the pier. The council started considering a beach-wide ban in March.

Activities

ASEAN Smoke-Free Award Launching & Forum
13 May 2022 Bali, Indonesia

The ASEAN Smoke-free Award (ASA) Launching and Forum was a hybrid event attended by 20 delegates in Bali, Indonesia with 94 tobacco control advocates & smoke-free coordinators joining through  Zoom.

The Lead Country for the ASEAN Smoke-free Award is Lao PDR in cooperation with the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA).

Smoke-Free Tourism

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Smoke-free Cities Asia Pacific Network (SCAN)
SCAN brings together all cities that are moving towards becoming Smoke-free 

100% Smoke-free Public Places (Indoor) Policy in ASEAN

Quick Facts
Brunei:
Non-smoking zones include areas within a distance of 6 meters from the perimeter of the buildings.

Philippines:
No designated smoking areas allowed within 10 meters of places where people pass or congregate.

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