World first at Supreme Court: No smoking on stage

04.12.2012                      20.Kislew. 5773

Rauchverbot:

World first at Supreme Court: No smoking on stage

Justices rule tobacco smoke as "freedom of expression" on theater stages in Israel is superseded by right to health.

To smoke or not to smoke on theater stages in Israel? The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that despite claims that puffing away is part of “freedom of expression,” it does not justify violating the laws that prohibit smoking in public places, which must be observed to protect the public health….