Cofepris warns Azteca Stadium against smoking in booths and stands | tweet

Red card for smokers…

Federal Commission for Health Risk Protection (Cofepris) this Wednesday demanded Aztec stadium administrators to strengthen the general tobacco control law and related regulations after it distributed images identifying a woman. Person in the boxing area smoking during the match between Cruz Azul and Juarez (1-0), on February 25, 2023.

In its cofepris statement, it urged those responsible for managing the sports ground to “enforce the provisions for 100% smoke-free rooms and emissions in its facilities, which bring together vulnerable populations such as minors, the elderly, people with disability, respiratory diseases, chronic degenerative diseases, among others non-smokers.”

The government agency warned that in case of renewed violation of the official regulation, an administrative fine will be imposed on the responsible company: Fútbol del Distrito Federal, SA de CV

cofepris has indicated that, in accordance with article 65 bis of the Ordinance of the General Tobacco Control Law, published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) of December 16, 2022, the following is prohibited:

“It is prohibited for anyone to use or light tobacco or nicotine products in collective conference rooms. In accordance with the provisions of Article 6 Section X Bis of the Act, the collective consent spaces are: patios, terraces, balconies, amusement parks, playgrounds or places where girls, boys and young people gather, urban development, sports parks, beaches, show and entertainment centers, playgrounds, stadiums, arenas, shopping malls, markets, hotels, hospitals, health centers, medical clinics, places or places of religious worship, places of consumption or food supply food or drink, transportation stops and other spaces established by the Secretariat as defined by law , this Regulation and other applicable law.”

And cofepris recalled in its statement that “the World Health Organization (WHO) found that they cause exposure to global health problems related to tobacco smoke emitted by third parties, regardless of their origin, whether through cigarettes, pipes, cigars and other presentations; that caused eight million deaths and 1.2 million people (non-smokers) in the airways”.

Here is the statement from the Federal Commission for Protection against Health Risks (Cofepris):

Source: La Neta Neta