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Punjab govt orders enforcing ban on smoking.

LAHORE -- The Punjab government on Tuesday issued directions to all administrative secretaries, commissioners, deputy commissioners and district police officers (DPOs) to enforce ban on smoking in the province. The Services and General Administration Department issued a circular with the directions to ensure strict implementation of relevant provisions of Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-smokers Health Ordinance 2002. All the officers have been directed that ban on smoking be enforced at all public places, educational institutes and public vehicles. Boards stating 'Smoking is An Offence' be displayed at all public places. Sale and storage of cigarettes or any smoking substance within 50 meters from any educational institute is prohibited.

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Publication:The Messenger (Karachi, Pakistan)
Date:Oct 3, 2018
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