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Tough law against smoking

SMOKERS in Slovakia will pay an Sk8,000 (€211) fine for breaching smoking bans if a new anti-smoking law is approved in parliament.

According to the Health Ministry, which prepared the new law, smoking in restaurants and bars which serve food will only be permitted in a separate, designated smoking room, the Pravda daily reported.

If passed, the law will take effect in July this year.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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