Stricter anti-smoking bill with harsher punishments in Cyprus soon

The new bill which will be presented to the parliament for voting as soon as next week introduces new restrictions restaurants and entertainment establishments. Establishments are now longer allowed to designate smoking areas, even if they have the necessary ventilation, or they are not adjacent to areas for non-smokers. The new law will also ban […]

The Irony: Parliament members smoking inside Parliament building

According to a press release by the Anti Cancer society, Members of the Parliament, are smoking inside the parliament building violating the smoking ban they voted themselves. Criticism came after complaints by the Green Party’s MP Giorgos Perdikis and an internal memo by House of Representatives president Yiannakis Omirou, reminding MPs that smoking inside the […]