4 months 86 cities adopt smoke-free ordinances – DILG MB
By Chito Chavez  The bid of anti-tobacco use advocates to reduce cigarette smoking has steadily gained ground with 86 cities in the country now adopting smoke–free ordinances since the President issued Executive Order Number 26 two years ago. DILG Undersecretary and spokesman Jonathan Malaya(PCOO /File Photo / MANILA BULLETIN) Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya said that since the issuance of the landmark Executive Order, “we saw an active adoption by Local Government Units of smoke-free policies on the protection of the public from exposure to tobacco smoke, establishing Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs), and creating Smoke-free Task Force, among ... more