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Ministry: Eateries nationwide to be smoke-free from next year


SUNGAI PETANI: Smoking in all restaurants, coffee shops and hawker centres nationwide will be banned starting next year, even in open-air eateries.

Apart from the existing smoke-free zones in public places and government buildings, the new ruling under the Health Ministry will encompass all restaurants and eateries, including open-air hawker centres and street stalls, according to Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.

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