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Mascots, tarps employed by DOH to promote nationwide smoking ban

Department of Health (DOH)Spokesperson Eric Tayag on visited various establishment with a slew of mascots in tow to promote the nationwide smoking ban.
DOH employees roamed the streets and visited public establishments like the Andres Bonifacio Elementary School in Manila dressed as packs of cigarettes, the labels of which prominently feature the health problems caused by smoking e.g. cancer and gangrene.
Tarpaulins were plastered on public spaces covered by the smoking ban.
Tayag and DOH officials were also spotted making an X with their fingers — a hand sign to further promote the campaign against smoking.
President Rodrigo Duterte last May signed Executive Order 26, which prohibits smoking in "enclosed public places and public conveyances" among other anti-smoking measures.
EO 26 takes effect on July 23,Sunday. Violators will be fined at least P500, while establishments may lose their license to operate. —GMA News

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