"Tobacco is not an illegal substance yet the government is persecuting a minority. I think that's a disgrace in a social democracy."
Sir Ronald Harwood,
Playwright and screenwriter
Retailers will be given additional time to prepare. The regulations will now begin on 6 April 2012 for large stores and 6 April 2015 for all other shops.
Boys exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke in the home may experience significant levels of raised blood pressure, research suggests.
Are you tired of being targetted for your smoking habit?