|Jump to full article: Kahlee Times (ae), 2012-05-03|
The Sharjah Municipal Council on Thursday drafted a law banning the sale of tobacco in all groceries and supermarkets located in residential areas in the emirate.
The move is part of the council's efforts to ensure public health and fight the bad habit of smoking among students and children.
The meeting chaired by council chairman Salim Al Shamsi recommended referring the draft law to higher authorities for approval.
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