Majority of Danes approve of ban on smoking in public areas

Six out of ten Danes want to ban smoking in public areas, as a new survey shows that people are becoming increasingly sceptical of smoking.

Danish Smoking Habits 2022 showed a slight increase among surveyed between 15 and 29 years old, using tobacco and nicotine product since 2020. Photo: Lil artsy/Pexels

63 percent of Danes find smoking in public areas disruptive. They want a total ban on smoking in large gatherings and in public areas. The number has increased since 2016, when only 48 percent held this opinion, according to a survey of over 5,000 people by YouGov, commissioned by non-profit organization TrygFonden. Jette Jul Bruun, […]


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