Babel, Hilla (IraqiNews.com) The health committee in Babel provincial council began a campaign to remove all posters which encourage on smoking in the main and public roads in Babel province.
The chairman of the committee, Maen al-Hasnawi, mentioned to IraqiNews.com on Friday ”The health committee in cooperation with Babel Mayorship removed all advertisements that promote cigarettes which were posted on the main streets and public roads without taking permission from the local government.”
”The advertisements of cigarettes are considered a clear violation to the law which was recently endorsed by the Parliament,” he added.
The Parliament decided, on the 17th session of the second legislation term, to prevent smoking in public areas and governmental institutions. \