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Suva declared a smoke-free city

TEVITA VUIBAU
Friday, April 25, 2014

Update: 1:21PM SUVA City has become the first city in the South Pacific to be declared a smoke-free city.

This was announced by Suva City Council Special Administrator Chandu Umaria today.

"As part of this initiative, we are declaring all the council properties including Terry Walk, Ratu Sukuna Park, the Ivi Triangle and the Suva Market and the Handicraft Centre, the Suva Bus station and taxi stand, Olympic pool and Suva City Library all smoke-free," Mr Umaria said.

But he also explained that the council would designate special areas within the CBD for smokers.








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