Turkmenistan drafts law on harm of tobacco smoke
Turkmenistan is preparing a law "On protection of citizens' health from exposure of tobacco smoke and consequences of tobacco product consumption", local media reported citing Turkmen President Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov.
Currently, the law is ready for adoption in Turkmenistan's parliament.
The country is carrying out intense work on prevention of non-communicable diseases by implementing the principles of a healthy lifestyle and eliminating risk factors. Thus, an active campaign against smoking tobacco began in 2000.