Smoke-Free Environments

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smf-toolkit-2016-coverSmoke-free Toolkit: Implementing FCTC Article 8 Guidelines (Protection from Exposure to Tobacco Smoke) PDF 6.3mb
smf-index-2016-coverSmoke-free Index: Implementation of Article 8 of the WHO FCTC
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Screen Shot 2556-11-21 at 2.51.52 PMYour Guide To A Smoke-free City: A Glimpse of Davao City Philippines 

As one of the earliest smoke-free city initiative in the ASEAN countries, Davao is celebrating its 10th anniversary of smoke-free city. Davao has effectively implemented a smoke-free legislation and that set a leading example for taking forward the smoke-free agenda in the Philippines since early 2002. The booklet provides a brief background of Davao City and documents the history of the comprehensive Anti-Smoking Ordinance and the birth of the Anti-Smoking Task Force which implemented the smoke-free initiative in Davao City. It also presents eleven key elements of a Smoke-Free City Campaign. These were employed by the government’s Anti-Smoking Task Force to implement smoke-free initiatives at educational and healthcare facilities, government offices/facilities, workplaces, public transportation and terminals, hotels, restaurants and bars, recreational facilities, police stations and prison. It also outlines ten steps towards a Smoke-Free City, describing a step-by-step guide towards a smoke-free city. 

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Screen Shot 2556-11-21 at 4.08.03 PMProtecting the Right to Life: Promoting Smoke-free Public Places in ASEAN

The booklet presents the evidence of the harmful effects of secondhand smoke (SHS) and emphasized on the fact that there is no safe level of exposure to SHS, only 100% smoke-free environments can effectively protect people. It also debunks myths and presents truths about going smoke-free and describing the status of smoke-free policy in seven ASEAN countries including Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Key elements of an effective smoke-free law are provided under the policy recommendations to assist countries implement effective measures for protection from exposure to tobacco smoke.

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