Coffee shop smoking ban stupid, say MPs

A majority of MPs have called on health minister Ab Klink not to impose a smoking ban in coffee shops where small quantities of marijuana can be bought and smoked.

‘People go there to smoke, the aim is to reduce public nuisance,’ said Labour MP Lea Bouwmeester. Klink wants to bring in a smoking ban for the entire café and restaurant sector this year.
MPs from the Labour, Socialist, Liberal (VVD) and Groenlinks parties are against the ban in coffee shops which they say is stupid.

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