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Howell, Fenton (2005) Smoke-free bars in Ireland: a runaway success. Tobacco Control, 14, (2), pp. 73-74. doi: 10.1136/tc.2005.011304.

External website: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC174801...

On 29 March 2004, Ireland became the first country in the world to implement legislation creating smoke-free enclosed workplaces that included bars and restaurants. While the legislation involved all workplaces, with minor exceptions, national and international media attention focused on how the legislation would be implemented in bars. Many commentators looked on in disbelief and suggested that Irish bars, globally iconic for smokin’ and drinkin’, would be the last place on earth one would expect to see go smoke-free. If Irish bars could successfully go smoke-free, what was the problem elsewhere?


Item Type
Article
Publication Type
Irish-related, Open Access, Article
Drug Type
Tobacco / Nicotine
Intervention Type
Harm reduction
Date
2005
Identification #
doi: 10.1136/tc.2005.011304
Page Range
pp. 73-74
Publisher
BMJ Publishing
Volume
14
Number
2
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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