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  5/27/2013, Sivan 18, 5773

Smoking Ban in 200 Schools Starting Next Year

The Education Ministry is scheduled to ban smoking by students and staff in 200 schools around the country as part of a pilot program during the 2013-2014 school year.

The program will begin gradually with cooperation among the students, their parents and the staff. Training teams from the Education and Health Ministries will go into the schools to engage in health education.