Daily Archives: January 14, 2011

Spanish Bars Flout the Smoking Ban

Fernando Tejedor never considered himself a rebel. For the past several years, he has quietly run the Bar Restaurante Spirit in spain smoking in barCastellón, and never had the slightest interest in politics. But just days after Spain’s new antismoking law went into effect, on Jan. 1, Tejedor, 43, has been catapulted to the head of a burgeoning movement. Pasting signs in his restaurant window, he has declared war: Smoking permitted.

Ignorance feeds cigarette habit among youngin Indonesia

JAKARTA, 11 January 2011 (IRIN) - Indonesia has a higher percentage of young smokers than any other country, but ignorance and a powerful Indonesia kids smokingtobacco lobby are making it difficult to stamp out nicotine addiction, say health workers and the government.