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Cyprus Smoking Ban 2010

Following the steps of Syria and Turkey, Cyprus introduced a law banning smoking from public places:
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Cyprus and Macedonia have become, with effect from January 1 2010, the two latest European countries to toughen up their smoking bans.
In Cyprus, the new restrictions ban smoking in public places including hospitals, schools, theatres, public transport including taxis and in private cars with passengers younger than 16. Also banned is advertising of tobacco products and the sale of such products to people younger than 16.
Breaking the ban means fines of 2000 euro for smokers and owners of places where smoking takes place in violation of the law.
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Meanwhile, what is happening in Lebanon?
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Nayla Tueni just got married… in Cyprus

The ‘voice of the youth’ MP Nayla Tueni is now Mrs. Maktabi, thanks to her civil marriage in Cyprus.

According to Tarek, she should have “used her political power and all the hopes of change,” and “brought the issue to the floor of the parliament to be married in her own land,” in Lebanon

He has a good point

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