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Table 3 Size dependent partial smoking bans in Europe and Latin America and respective accommodation programs promoted by the tobacco industry

From: The so-called "Spanish model" - Tobacco industry strategies and its impact in Europe and Latin America

  Earlier existence of PM's accommodation programmes4 Partial smoking bans in hospitality venues (2006-2011)
Measure   Designation of smoking
and non-smoking venues
Separation into smoking and non-smoking rooms
Corresponding accommodation programme   "Traditional Hospitality" "Courtesy of Choice"
Europe    
Spain
(2006-2010)
TH, CoC ≤100 m2 (accessible area) > 100 m2 (accessible area)
Denmark
(since 2007)
CoC ≤ 40 m2 > 40 m2
Austria
(since 2008)
- One room venues with < 50 m2
(or 80 m2 if separation legally
not feasible)
Venues with 2 or more rooms
German states
(Bavaria 2008-10;
all other states since 2008)
- One room venues with < 75 m2 Venues with 2 or more rooms
Greece
(2009-2010)
CoC ≤ 70 m2 > 70 m2
Croatia
(since 2009)
- ≤ 50 m2 > 50 m2
Switzerland
(since 2010)
- ≤ 80 m2
(unless stronger Cantonal bans exist)
> 80 m2
(unless stronger Cantonal bans exist)
The Netherlands
(since 2010)
TH, CoC ≤ 70 m2
(if only operated by owner)
> 70 m2
(or if not only owner operated)
Czech Republic
(since 2010)
TH, CoC All venues Smoking rooms without
size specification
Latin America    
Chile
(since 2006)
CoC ≤100 m2 Bars, restaurants & casinos
> 100 m2
Bolivia (2007) _ Smoking venues (recreational venues for older than 18 years old) Smoking rooms without
size specification
Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina (2008) CoC > 400 m2 Smoking rooms without
size specification
Mexico (2008) CoC _ Smoking rooms without
size specification
Nicaragua (2010) _ _ Smoking rooms without
size specification
  1. CoC: Courtesy of Choice
  2. TH: Traditional Hospitality