Dutch take to smoking ban – slowly

| December 21, 2012

About 57 per cent of theNetherlands’ bars and cafés now observe the country’s ban on smoking, up from 51 per cent in the spring, according to a DutchNews story quoting health ministry inspectors.

About 61 per cent of discos and 88 per cent of cafés that serve food are now smoke free, the inspectors said.

Smoking is banned in all bars, cafés and restaurants with the exception of owner-operated bars of less than 70 square meters that don’t employ other people.

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