Ten more establishments have been cited by the city government of Dumaguete in recognition to their observance of the smoke-free policy as embodied in the local ordinance.

Mayor Felipe Antonio B. Remollo, Chairman of the Smoke Free Council, awarded plaques of appreciation to Hotel Essencia, Tree Hive Food Hub, Lamian Hand Pulled Noodle House, Arteasan Handcrafted Beverages, Max’s Chicken, Jet Mel’s Restaurant, Yellow Cab Pizza, Bethel Guest House, Chapter’s Cafe and One Bethany for their support and cooperation to the smoke-free campaign of the city through its strict implementation of “No Smoking” policy.

Dumaguete City won the Hall of Fame after winning the Red Orchid Award for three consecutive years.

A joint review of the implementation of the tobacco control program was conducted earlier by the City Health Office, City Treasurer’s Office and the Task Force in a bid to devise means on how to intensify the enforcement of the smoke-free ordinance.