President Rodrigo Duterte has finally signed the Executive Order 26.
“Under the E.O., smoking is prohibited in PUBLIC and PRIVATE transportation utilities, schools, and food establishments. Waiting shed areas, streets and walkways are also covered by the ban.
Individuals caught violating the smoking ban will face fines ranging from ₱500 to ₱10,000 depending on the number of offenses.
Meanwhile owners of establishments caught violating it may be fined ₱5,000 or imprisoned for not more than 30 days.”