A recent survey conducted by the Institute of Popular Opinion (IPO) of the University of Mindanao revealed that the youth here started smoking and drinking when they were 12 years old, six years earlier than the common age.
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Davao’s track record is significant as the first smoke-free city among ASEAN nations, in a citation given last year by the Southeast Asian Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA).
by CHERYLL D. FIEL
“This is what the mayor wanted. He wanted to expedite its approval for him to address the issue on maintaining peace and order,” Councilor Bonifacio Militar, proponent of the ordinance said in an interview with the media, minutes after a special session Wednesday, hammered the new law.
Councilor Melchor Quitain (right) receives the recognition for Davao City for its “outstanding contribution to the tobacco control” in Southeast…