Promoting a Smoke-free Environment in the ASEAN Region

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New Zealand passes world-first tobacco law to ban smoking for next generation

New Zealand has introduced a steadily rising smoking age to stop those aged 14 and under from ever being able to legally buy cigarettes in world-first legislation to outlaw smoking for the next generation.

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The 8th Asia Pacific Smoke-free meeting

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance, in coordination with the local government of Baguio City, the Philippines’ Department of Health (Philippines), and the World Health Organization (WHO) successfully kicked off the first day of the 8th Asia Pacific Smoke-Free Meeting with the theme, “Rising amidst the challenges: Strengthening and sustaining smoke-free implementation and enforcement.

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Smoke-Free Tourism

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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