New York Gets Total Smoking Ban

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is serious about the total smoking ban. Cigarette in parks and public places smoking Sheriff Thomas Farley is back at work the health officer of the city of New York, Thomas Farley, got a large order to implement Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York: the absolute freedom of the flue should be enforced in New York. Farley working already for some months together with the competent authorities on a smoking ban for parks, gardens, beaches and public plazas. This measure contracted by Bloomberg is part of a broad health strategy, on the one hand to protect non-smokers even further to reduce the number of smokers still better. Since 2004 absolute ban on smoking in all New York offices may become inaccessible offices already since the year 2003 in New York City to the cigarette or cigar. At railway stations and public buildings this smoking ban has been implemented consistently. These rules are complied with, the Prohibition of smoking in the workplace is now accepted at the New Yorkers. So far, the smokers could still a smoking break, and before the door go to indulge their vices.

In the near future too by the municipal health authorities will be no longer allowed. Then, it will be only possible to smoke in a private setting, so in his living quarters. Already since 1995 absolute smoking ban in new since 1995 an absolute smoking York gastronomy for the visitors of the New York City bars and restaurants. Also this prohibition has been consistently implemented after a transitional period and accepted essentially from New Yorkers. The new ban comes into force, the place for smokers in New York is running out.

In the hospitality industry, authorities, offices and stations the previous bans already showed a sustainable effect. 2010, whereas in the years town population smoked 2002 still 21.5 percent of New York, this share has fallen to 6.9 per cent. Losing opposition from the tobacco industry defends the American tobacco industry themselves although against this renewed aggravation, is but as already at previous tightening on lost ground. Already ban smoking in catering 2003 could not be prevented by the tobacco industry. Model for New York is about the U.S. State of California, where in some districts of smoking already, totally was banned from Park playgrounds and beaches. Since the city of Los Angeles has expanded its smoking ban, which already was up to this point for the Pacific beaches, 2007 also on all public facilities and parks. Also in Austria, a further tightening of the protection of non-smokers to come.