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High court upholds Bavaria’s porous smoking ban

Tweet Germany’s high court in Karlsruhe on Thursday ruled that Bavaria’s looser implementation of its smoking ban is constitutional. The Federal Constitutional Court’s decision stated that changes to the state’s ban, based on an appeal by a restaurant owner, can legally remain in place. A state parliamentary decision went into effect on August 1, changing the general ban to allow smokers in pubs smaller than 75 square metres, in addi ... Jump to full article >>