Smoking completely banned at 16 percent of Czech workplaces

06-08-2005

Smoking is completely banned at 16 percent of Czech workplaces, while almost a quarter have indoor areas where smoking is permitted, according to a study released by the State Health Institute. Meanwhile, the Czech anti-smoking coalition says its research shows fifty percent of smokers would welcome a total workplace ban. A quarter of Czechs smoke every day, with the average smoker getting through seven cigarettes a day.