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Ward based smoke-free sticker campaign started in Chittagong City Corporation

Counselor of 15 no ward of Chittagong City Corporation attaching smoke-free stickers behind the Taxi with the support of YPSA

Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation adopted smoke free guideline in 2010 to protect people from the harms of smoking at the corporation office and it’s premises. The City Corporation has been taking different initiatives gradually for the implementation of this guideline. As a part of it, a ward based smoke-free sticker campaign was started on 24th December 2012 with the support of YPSA. Mr. Giaus Uddin, Counselor of 15 no ward of Chittagong City Corporation inaugurated this ward based smoke free campaign attaching smoke-free stickers behind the Taxi (auto rickshaw) with the message “Smoking at the public places and public transports are offence” and “Smoking causes death, quit smoking today “. Gradually all other wards will take the same initiative.