NPR : France Set to Ban Smoking in Social Outlets: "France Set to Ban Smoking in Social Outlets
by Eleanor Beardsley
Morning Edition, December 31, 2007 · Starting New Year's Day, France bans smoking in bars, restaurants, nightclubs and cafes. It's a move with widespread public support, though some worry that a way of life may be lost, especially in small villages far from Paris where the cafe is often the only place for social interaction."
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