Ample Anti-Smoking Law Implemented in Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As of Wednesday, December 3rd, Brazil has banned smoking in all indoor public spaces, public or private, such as restaurants, clubs, residential building halls and clubs. The law also prohibits the advertisement of cigarettes, even in places that are allowed to sell the product.

Although the move is seen as an important step towards curbing smoking, the new anti-smoking law may infringe other legislation, says Percival Maricato, President of ABRASEL (Brazilian . . .

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