Spain - Indonesia`s clove cigarettes popular in Spain..

May 17, 2010 - Entering autumn in Europe, Djarum`s clove-flavored cigarettes (kretek) became sought in the Spanish markets in Barcelona, Madrid, Sevilla, Vigo, and in other cities.

Hundreds of Spanish sales promotion girls were spread to 312 tobacco stores in many parts of Spain to promote Djarum cigarettes, economic function coordinator at the Indonesian embassy in Madrid Musthofa Taufik Abdul Latif told Antara`s London correspondent on Saturday.

At each big city like Madrid, Barcelona and Sevilla these sales promotion girls had been spread to 40 tobacco stores and in each smaller cities sales promotion girls had been spread to 36 tobacco stores.

In 2006, Spain banned smoking in offices, hospitals, schools and enclosed spaces. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Seemungal is currently reporting from Spain. He writes that three years after the law banned smoking, the air is still thick with smoke. (Cigarettes flicker in Spain despite ban on smoking, Martin Seemungal, WorldFocus, 3/12/2009. The Spanish Minister of Health has been trying to strengthen the smoking ban law without success.

Reference: RI`s clove cigarettes popular in Spain, ANTARA News, 5/16/2010.

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