Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect in Xinyi District: First Fines Issued

Picture: Central News Agency A smoking ban announced earlier this year went into effect October 1, and the first tickets were issued today, Tuesday, November 1, in Taipei City’s Xinyi District. The month of October was treated as a grace-period, where violators were given warnings about the about the impending fines. Today, the first tickets were issued. As of 5:30PM, a total of 57 violations had been recorded. Fifty-one people were issued tickets for smoking outside of the three designated

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