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Health sector to recognize smoke-free establishments

Sanitation Jurisdiction V is in the process of identifying 45 places free of smoke and emissions, 12 of them located in Salamanca and ranging from pharmacies, restaurants and bars, work that could intensify after January 15. The general tobacco control law will apply.

In this sense, Nayeli Navarrete Salinas, in charge of the Mental Health Sector of Sanitary Jurisdiction V, pointed out that the process for the identification of smoke-free places is a task that has begun and will be carried out continuously within the agency. To monitor the health that they comply with the rules of the General Law on Tobacco Control.

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inside Requirements that institutions must meet to receive this recognition highlight a request from a location that wishes to be recognized as a smoke-free location, There is a program for smokers, use of appropriate signage that verifies there are no signs of tobacco use, also checking they can deposit their butt if they come in from the street smoking as well as the staff of the Mental Health Sanitation Jurisdiction V are in charge of providing the necessary support to interested parties so that they can get through the process.

“Any place that wants to be recognized as tobacco smoke free can do so, you can also go to the Health Jurisdiction or in the case of your nearest municipality, where we will provide you with the information you need to identify your location.” How to recognize tobacco smoke-free is a simple and straightforward process, which is always accompanied until recognition is achieved”, he explained.

Furthermore he pointed oute Expansion of 100% tobacco-free spaces, with the primary objective of protecting the health of all people, not just those who use tobaccoBut also people exposed to the fumes of this product indicated that the new provision considered emissions from vapers, therefore, they would be places where you can’t smoke, but neither can you vape Are.

Through this new provision, it seeks to prevent more than 200,000 diseases over a period of 10 years, especially considering that there are 16 million smokers in Mexico and half of these are between the ages of 10 and 19. Are.

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