European Smoking Ban in Spain

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 No Commented
Categorized Under: Quit Smoking

The Spanish Smoking Ban outlawed smoking in the workplace in 2006, clamping down on the smoking freedom the “cafe-culture” country was so used to. That was until the 2nd of January of this year, 2011. Up till then restaurant and bar owners where allowed to choose a full or partial ban or no ban at all, which appealed to most owners. This now makes Spain home to one of the tightest anti-smoking laws in Europe, more in line with the UK and now enforces a total smoking ban in restaurants and bars, even requiring no one to light up near hospitals, or in playgrounds.

Some bar and restaurant owners are, of course, concerned that this tighter smoking ban will affect their trade, but the hope being that it will enable non-smokers (the majority of people in Spain) to take full advantage of Spain’s “cafe culture” without passive smoking causing a very unpleasant atmosphere, and of course, help to prevent smoking related illnesses.
Manufactures of electronic cigarettes are reporting strong growth in sales as anti-tobacco smoking laws force European smokers into the cold streets, but the traditionally heavy smoking nations, marks a potentially lucrative market for their much-criticised electronic cigarette; although anti smoking campaigners say the device is undercutting health efforts.
But according to a spokesman for one leading European manufacturer of electronic cigarettes, the product has seen a growth by as much as 30 percent each year since 2007.
Manufacturers of the electronic cigarettes such as EdSylver for instance claim, their plastic cigarette is far less harmful for the smoker or people around them, than the tobacco variety of cigarette, but this claim is rejected by health experts. Who say they “sabotaged smoking prevention efforts”, which were designed to encourage people to quit smoking. It has to be said that most of these “smoking prevention efforts “are used with the aid of replacement nicotine therapy. There again it has been proved by other health experts that this type of smoking prevention is not succeeding. The very addictive nature of nicotine is the only product that makes smokers continue with their habit. The replacement nicotine therapy efforts rely on slowly reducing the nicotine dosage into the body. So if you are a smoker wishing to quit smoking but finding it very hard to give up the nicotine addiction, why not give the electronic cigarette method a try or at the very lest cut down on inhaling carbon monoxide and other smoking related illnesses.

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