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Morocco's Smoking Ban

The View from Fez reports that Morocco has banned smoking in public places. It remains unseen how the law will be enforced.

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  • I believe that non-smokers, like anyone else, have this right.

    But how far does that right extend?

    Should it take priority over someone else’s rights?

    Court houses, publicly owned buildings and anywhere else an
    individual might be forced to go should properly be included in any
    smoking law.
    What should not be included are places located in or on private property,

    providing an individual is not compelled by necessity or law,

    to frequent or work at that specific location.
    Second-hand smoke is not a statistically significant health risk.

    Thomas Laprade

  • […] Morocco’s Smoking Ban via Global Voices Online by Jillian York on 7/25/08 […]

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