Catalonia to ban smoking in proximity schools, open bars

Nearly 23-24% of Catalonians smoke

23 September, 16:47

    (ANSAmed) - MADRID, 23 SET - The regional (and autonomous to a vast extent) government of Catalonia is preparing a law introducing the ban on smoking in the open air areas in bars and restaurants, near schools and at bus stops: this is what the Health councilor, Joseph Maria Argimon, said during at interview on public TV3. This initiative comes in addition to the one already applied in the municipality of Barcelona where smoking on beaches was prohibited. Argimon added that, in Catalonia, approximately 23-23% of the population smokes. (ANSAmed).

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