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FACTBOX-Smoking Bans Around the World

Publication Date: 2005-03-30
  • Author:Reuters
  • Publication:Reuters
Ireland's pioneering smoking ban, introduced exactly a year ago, has won widespread support, despite fears the law is putting pubs out of business.

Ireland was the first country to introduce a nationwide ban, the success of which has inspired similar moves else.

Here is a factbox on some countries which have banned smoking in some form...