Posts Tagged ‘Smoking’

El Salvador bans public-area smoking

July 23rd, 2011 by Abby Hitchcock | Tags: El Salvador, Smoking

El Salvador’s congress has overriden a veto by President Mauricio Funes and approved a ban on smoking in closed public spaces. The law explicitly bans smoking in work places, public transport and public areas where children gather. It also bans the sale of single cigarettes and requires warning messages on cigarette packs. Congress approved the [...]

The habit of smoking is one that has been plaguing people of all ages, from all different ethnic groups and walks of life for literally centuries. However, it has not been until the last several decades that people have come to find out what the perils of smoking really are. In fact, just 30 years [...]