South Africa Scores Big with Smoke-Free Policy at Soccer 2010 World Cup..

The Global Smokefree Partnership (GSP) congratulates the South African government on making the FIFA 2010 World Cup a smoke-free event.

According to the Ministry of Health, a smoking ban will be in place in all 10 official stadiums and public transportation to and from the venues in cities throughout South Africa during the 2010 World Cup. The health department has run a public education campaign, posted anti-smoking signs in stadiums and surrounding areas, and will deploy marshals to ensure compliance with the measure. Offenders who violate the smoking ban will be ejected from the premises.

From the Fan Guide, Responsible for content: The 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee South Africa..
Cigarettes - South Africa has strict tobacco control regulations in place. It is illegal to smoke in any indoor, enclosed or partially closed area open to the public. This includes public transport and restaurants. Should you wish to smoke, it is best to keep to designated smoking areas.

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