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Smoking in presence of children equaled to physical violence in Latvia

BC, Riga, 30.05.2013.Print version
Latvian Saeima members today approved amendments to the Protection of the Rights of the Child Law, which equal smoking in the presence of children to physical violence, informs LETA.

According to the amendments, smoking in the presence of children is now considered a harmful factor and a cause of diseases as it may negatively affect the health of the child, Saeima Press Service informs.


The amendments also expand the definition of psychological abuse.

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