ban on smoking in public places has been instituted in the British
Virgin Islands, although smokers have a six-month grace period to
adjust to the ban.
prohibits smoking in enclosed public spaces, including bars and
restaurants and within 50 feet of their entrances.
The B.V.I. joins
Puerto Rico, where a smoking ban is scheduled to take effect in
March, and Bermuda, which began enforcing its ban in
A similar measure
also is expected to pass in the Cayman Islands very
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