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11-15-2005, 12:58 AM
Can you please explain the 'No Smoking Law' that comes into effect on 1st Jan 2006.

Expert advisor
01-12-2006, 05:15 PM
In response to your query, please note the main points of the "No Smoking Law"
- It is not allowed to smoke in the place of work, medical centers, teaching institutions, sport centers, shopping centres.
The law rise the age permitted for buying tobacco from 16 years to 18 years.
- The bars or restaurants with more than 100 meters will have to be equipped with areas for smokers whithin a period of 8 months.
Those that have less than 100 meters can choose if the establishment is for smokers or for non-smokers.
- The sale of tobacco is allowed only in tobacconist's (estancos) or tobacconist machines located exclusively on the inside of the premises where smoke is not forbbiden.