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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.

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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 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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