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Argentina bans smoking in public places; forbids advertising of tobacco companies

Thursday, June 2nd 2011 - 08:36 UTC
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The Argentine Lower House passed a law that bans smoking in public spaces and forbids advertising, promoting and sponsoring tobacco companies and forces manufacturers to include warnings on the back of all cigarette packs detailing the harmful effects of smoking on health. Read full article


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  • briton

    Well at least this will keep a few argie bloggers in line,
    Does wonders for her countrymen’s bad teeth lol.

    Jun 02nd, 2011 - 05:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard

    Yo, tobacco-free pampas!
    Horses will breath more safely now the gauchos are under control.
    ; )

    Jun 02nd, 2011 - 06:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    Next thing will be a dog shit ban.... may then they will tackle graft and corruption....

    Jun 03rd, 2011 - 05:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Well, it is a step in the right direction. Have to congratulate them for that. Smoking is a pretty disgusting habit, costs people & governments a lot of money & kills a lot of people, worldwide. Hope some good comes out of it.

    Jun 03rd, 2011 - 10:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    I reckon that sitting outside the Globe on a winter's evening having a fag will send many Falkland smokers the way of the Cattle Egret before the spring....

    Jun 03rd, 2011 - 11:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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