Smoking Laws to be Implemented Soon

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Smoking Laws to be Implemented Soon

Postby Bong Burgundy » Fri May 25, 2018 2:00 pm

Smokers to be Fined for Lighting Up

(Phnom Penh): Secretary of State of the Ministry of Health and Permanent Vice-President of the Tobacco Products Control Committee, Dr Ung Phirun said that the Ministry of Health will soon begin fines for smokers in public and private areas, including restaurants and hotels.

Doctors met for World No Tobacco Day under the theme "Tobacco and Heart Disease" on May 24, 2018, at the Ministry of Health.

The minister said:

"The Ministry of Health cooperates with the Ministry of Justice, we have more than 500 working committees to work on the sub-decree, and if anyone who smuokess cigarettes in the prohibited area will be fined 20,000 riels," he said. Moreover, if the smoker in a hotel or restaurant is going to be twice as costly to a business owner, with fines 40,000 riel per smoker. "

Ashtrays in bars and restaurants are also to be banned.

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Re: Smoking Laws to be Implemented Soon

Postby Big Fat Bertha » Fri May 25, 2018 2:23 pm

...and they really, really mean it this time.
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Re: Smoking Laws to be Implemented Soon

Postby Miguelito » Fri May 25, 2018 5:19 pm

Big Fat Bertha wrote:...and they really, really mean it this time.


I’m sure Ming’s will be the first to implement.
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Re: Smoking Laws to be Implemented Soon

Postby violet » Fri May 25, 2018 5:35 pm

Miguelito wrote:
Big Fat Bertha wrote:...and they really, really mean it this time.


I’m sure Ming’s will be the first to implement.


LOL they'll go out of business
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Re: Smoking Laws to be Implemented Soon

Postby RainMan » Sun May 27, 2018 11:42 am

The Red Piano in Siem Reap has a no smoking policy now even at their outdoor seating. Last year no problem.
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Re: Smoking Laws to be Implemented Soon

Postby Barang_doa_slae » Mon May 28, 2018 5:02 pm

RainMan wrote:The Red Piano in Siem Reap has a no smoking policy now even at their outdoor seating. Last year no problem.


That’s harsher than in the West :shock:
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