publication . Conference object . 2011

For or against the smoking ban in restaurants?

Marinakou, Evangelia;
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  • Published: 19 Jul 2011
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
A considerable number of countries have applied laws for the ban of smoking in public places. Furthermore, the separate area for smokers and non-smokers customers in private places such as restaurants and bars, is a significant change that has caused positive or negative attitudes. The different views of customers and restaurant owners have created a legal and social debate. The findings suggest that on the one hand, the majority of the restaurant owners impose the law, but not actively. On the other hand, the non-smokers are in favour of the smoking ban and they have not reduced their visits in restaurants, whereas the smokers have reduced their visits and cons...
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