Tobacco-free Carnival reminder

Carnival health tips

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Health authorities have been distributing leaflets reminding warning Carnival goers that the prohibition of smoking in public places remains in force.

In the Azuero region which is the standout leader in festivities authorities are promoting the “Tobacco Free  Carnival”

"We urge the population to reclaim their smoke-free space, since Law No. 13 of January 24, 2008, which prohibits smoking in public places, is in force," said José Espino, regional coordinator of the Health Promotion in Los Santos province.

He said that in recent days, health promotion staff has been dedicated to distributing e some "carnival packages", which include thermal cups for carnival participants to hydrate and reminders to use sunscreens because ultraviolet rays strike with greater intensity in Azuero, considered as the dry arch of the isthmus.


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