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Smoking in bar terraces will be allowed again in Baleares 

The current prohibition to smoke in bar and restaurant terraces in Baleares is set to come to an end soon.  The measure took effect during...

Anti-smoking association in Spain calls for ban on tobacco sales in bars, restaurants and petrol stations

AN ANTI-SMOKING association has called on the Spanish government to ban the sale of tobacco in bars, restaurants, hotels and petrol stations, as well...

Smoking ban on bar and restaurant terraces stays for now in Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

A tobacco smoking ban on Valencia region bar and restaurant terraces introduced early in the Covid pandemic looks like staying in place- at least...

Why bringing cake into the workplace could be ‘as bad as passive smoking’

Did you bring any leftover Roscon de Reyes cake into the office this year after January 6? Then you could be guilty of encouraging a...

Tobacco companies in Spain to pay for cleaning millions of cigarette butts under new laws

New laws that force tobacco companies to pay the cost for cleaning up millions of cigarettes will come into effect across Spain on Friday. The...

Spanish cancer association calls for smoke-free zones in Spain’s Malaga

SPAIN’S Asociación Española contra el Cáncer (Aecc) has called for a total ban on smoking in several various emblematic sites in the province as...

Barcelona issues zero fines for smoking on beaches, despite ban being in place since July

IN April of this year, Barcelona City Hall banned smoking from all of its beaches, with €30 fines since July for anyone breaking the...
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Stubbed: Spain’s Benalmadena to get smoke-free zones throughout town

BENALMADENA is to set up new smoke-free zones, the town hall has confirmed. A motion was tabled earlier this week proposing the creation of smoke-free...

Spain poised to raise price of cigarettes and ban smoking on terrazas and in cars

SPAIN’S Ministry of Health is considering plans to raise the price of tobacco and ban smoking on terraces and inside cars as part of...

Spain may ban smoking in cars as well as on bar and restaurant terraces

AN anti-smoking plan from Spain's Health Ministry suggests a smoking ban in private cars as well as on bar and restaurant terraces. The aim is...

Number of smokers in the world falls by 20millon but success is still ‘fragile’

THE number of people smoking across the world has fallen by 20million, researchers have said. A report published by the World Health Organisation on Tuesday...

Smoking in Spain: Should it be banned on terraces? 

HEALTH ministers have called for smoking to be banned on terraces and outdoor restaurant seating in Spain.  The Ministry of Health wants the current law...

Will I get fined for smoking on the beach in Spain’s Andalucia?

A whooping €600,000 fine can be issued in cases where authorities consider that the health of more than one hundred people has been jeopardised

Hefty fines to people who break partial smoking ban in Spain’s Andalucia

The restriction also applies to the use of any other tobacco inhalation device, water pipe, bong or similar, including electronic cigarettes or vaping.

BREAKING: Spain orders closure of all nightclubs and nationwide smoking ban to fight COVID-19 resurgence

Health Minister Salvador Illa instructed the 17 autonomous communities to bring in the new measures following a week of rapidly increasing coronavirus cases

Will smoking on the street be banned in Spain’s Andalucia in a bid to fight COVID-19?

Health minister for the southernmost region Jesus Aguirre said in a press conference that he has requested a study to 'see if there is enough evidence' to justify bringing in a ban

Smoking can help transmit coronavirus according to Spain’s Health Ministry

SPAIN’S Health Ministry has advised against smoking cigarettes as they allegedly help transmit coronavirus.

World Health Organisation issues warning to Spain’s smokers over coronavirus

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a statement urging smokers to quit the habit to help prevent a second wave of COVID-19. Released on...

STUB IT OUT: Government project seeks to ban smoking on beaches in Spain’s Andalucia

The project comes as May 31 marks World No Tobacco Day, which this year has set its theme as 'Tobacco and lung health'

Sunbathe and quit smoking to reduce MS risk in Spain’s Malaga say leading doctors

LACK of Vitamin D and smoking are among the leading causes behind a surge in multiple sclerosis cases in the Malaga region, say local...

Number of Spanish smokers has INCREASED after sweeping bans on indoor smoking

SPANISH efforts to stub out smoking have backfired. A ban on smoking inside in bars, restaurants and offices has led to an increase, not...

Malaga’s Antonio Banderas quits smoking

“If there is something good that came from all of this, it is that I suddenly stopped smoking, without needing pills or anything like that. It’s over!” said Banderas, 56

Malaga couple investigated after baby swallows cannabis

A test showed that the baby had the drug present in her bloodstream

Non-smoker in Spain to sue hospital authorities after pre-op photo of him used on cigarette packets

He said that many of his neighbours had recognised him on the packets

Eye spy some cigarettes: How smoking can damage your eyes

Even e-cigarettes may be harmful to the eyes

Passive smoking increases risk to foetuses by up to 29%

Comprehensive study of 27,993 European mothers and children




Spain scraps plans for ‘congestion charge’ on public motorways and ‘will vow to improve train and public transport options...

SPAIN has scrapped plans to implement a 'congestion charge' on its public motorways, in a relief to millions of road users. The Spanish government...


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