Tuesday, August 10, 2010

First smoke-free tourist destination

KOCHI: An action plan has been drawn up to make Ernakulam district the first smoke-free tourist destination in the country.

The plan was drawn up at a district-level workshop for effective implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act on Tuesday.

The campaign will be undertaken jointly by the district administration, district medical office and the Kerala Voluntary Health Services .

The plan proposes to make all public places in the district smoke-free by next June with the cooperation of the district administration. A year-long programme has been charted out in this connection.

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