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ASEAN-Jakarta HQ now 100% smoke-free 

Jump to full article: PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph), 2012-05-03


According to a press release by the ASEAN, ahead of the ceremonies to launch a “Smoke-Free ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC)," regional tobacco-control advocates are congratulating the ASEAN leadership for ‘a determined and progressive stance that unequivocally expresses where the region's governments should stand with respect to curbing tobacco use.’

Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) Director Bungon Ritthiphakdee, on behalf of the alliance of tobacco control advocates from around the region said, “The ASEAN secretariat's leadership by example isn't merely symbolic. It follows through on a commitment and is concrete in action.”

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