Smoker banned from Dutch cafe
Dutch man banned from a café for transgressing smoking ban.
23 November 2008
Rosmalin [s-Hertogenbosch] - A 40-year-old Dutch man has been banned from a café in the town of Rosmalin for six months for ignoring the smoking ban, despite being repeatedly asked by the owner of the establishment to stop smoking.
The Netherlands implemented a ban on smoking in bars, cafés and restaurants on 1 July 2008.
The café owner called the police who escorted the defiant smoker off the premises and issued an order banning the man for six months.
[Radio Netherlands / Expatica]