Latest update: 21/02/2011
Smoking bans: how far should Europe go?
One third of Europeans smoke and it is believed 650,000 people die each year across Europe as a result of smoking-related diseases. New York City has just voted to ban smoking in parks, on public beaches and even in Times Square. Should Europe follow suit? Where do you draw the line between public health and personal liberties?
Finnish MEP, Group of the Greens
Latvian MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists
Presented by Christophe Robeet
Prepared by Soumaya Benaissa and Anne-Claire Poignard