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Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) is an organization for sustainable development and NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

1119 primary schools became smoke free in Cox’s bazar district

YPSA has been implementing the smoke free project in Cox’s Bazar municipality. As a result of continuous advocacy by YPSA and smoke free coalition, Mr. Tapas Kumar Paul, district primary education officer (DPEO) circulated a notice to all primary schools in cox’s Bazar district to ban tobacco smoke in school premises. As a result of the circulation a total of 1119 schools (376 Government primary school, 224 non government school and 519 Community primary school) became smoke free. And the students of all the schools will be protected from the secondhand smoking and harms of tobacco smoke. Download Notice