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Taipei City Government announces smoking is prohibited on sidewalks around Lanya Junior High School starting December 1, 2015.

To build a smoke-free sidewalks environment and to protect students, teaching staff, parents and general public from second-hand smoke, the Department of Health, Taipei City Government has set the smoke-free sidewalks around Lanya Junior High School. The regulation is based on Article 15, Paragraph 1, No. 13 of Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act. The sidewalks around Lanya Junior High School has been listed as smoke-free environment. The regulation will come into effect as of December 1, 2015. According to Article 31, Paragraph 1, violators will be fined from NT$2,000 to NT$10,000.