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An Arab country applies the largest penalty for smoking.. Get to know it!

20 thousand pounds fine for smokers in public places inside the Arab Republic of Egypt, according to a decision of the Egyptian Cabinet, today, Monday, to prevent the harms of smoking, to become the largest penalty for this act.

According to the Egyptian decision, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly quickly directed the necessary action towards activating the mechanisms implementing the law on the prevention of smoking harms and its executive regulations, including a permanent ban on smoking in all its forms in various health and educational facilities, government departments, sports and social clubs, youth centers and other places where a decision is issued by Minister of Health .

It stipulated that the director in charge of these places shall be obligated to take measures to prevent smoking in them and be punished for violating this order with a fine of no less than 1,000 pounds and not more than 20,000 pounds.

According to the decision of the Egyptian Council of Ministers, the smoker shall be punished with a fine of no less than 50 pounds and not more than 100 pounds.
 

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