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UK will review partial smoking ban in 2010, MPs' committee told

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 03 November 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1039
  1. >Adrian O'Dowd
  1. London

    The government will review its policy on its partial ban on smoking in public places three years after the new legislation is introduced in summer 2007, MPs were told last week.

    Speaking to the parliamentary select committee on health on the same day that she unveiled the Health Bill, the secretary of state for health, Patricia Hewitt, said the bill would mean smoking is banned in “virtually” every enclosed work place and public place in England. …

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