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Amended Davao anti-smoking law approved on 1st reading

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THE City Council approved on first reading the new Comprehensive Anti-Smoking Ordinance of Davao City.

With no questions asked, all councilors present in Tuesday’s regular session voted for the approval of the new version of the ordinance that aims to further intensify the city's anti-smoking policy.

In her letter to Davao City Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Dr. Domilyn Villarreiz, chair of the city's Anti-Smoking Task Force, listed some of the tobacco-derived products that should be banned. She specifically listed E-cigarettes, sheisha, and other similar devices.

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