Challenges for the smoking ban in Israeli pubs and bars: analysis guided by the behavioral ecological model

  • 20 Sep 2012
  • Smoke-free Laws (TOPIC)
  • Eastern Mediterranean (REGION)

Israel’s ban on smoking in public places was amended five years ago. The amendment added pubs and bars to the list of public places that prohibit smoking. However, smoking in most pubs and bars continued. This study attempted to find out why the ban was only partially successful.