Italy smoking: Want to light up in Milan? Not any more, you cant


The ban, which does not include electronic cigarettes, is being welcomed by smokers and non-smokers alike. Giulio, a doctor, describes it as “a very important decision to show respect to each other”. Emanuela, who is a smoker, says she considers the ban a necessary step: “Everyone knows that cigarettes cause cancer so people should not be forced to inhale our smoke.”