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Outdoor area around “Taipei City Youth Development Office” and sidewalks around “Taipei Municipal Tianmu Elementary School” are set to be smoking-free areas as of November 1, 2015.

In order to create a smoke-free environment and to protect adolescents, staff, students, parents and general public from passive smoking, the Department of Health, Taipei City Government had announced that outdoor area around Taipei City Youth Development Office, and sidewalks around Taipei Municipal Tianmu Elementary School are set to be smoking-free area as of November 1, 2015, based on Article 15, Paragraph 1, No.13 of Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act. Any person in violation shall be punished by a fine at an amount of no less than NTD 2,000 but no more than NTD 10,000 according to Paragraph 1, Article 31 of the same act.