The foundation representing small café owners in their fight against the ban on smoking is to take legal action against the state now the ban has been lifted.
‘The damage that these cafes have suffered over the past few years is enormous,’ spokesman Jaap Brandigt told news agency ANP. ‘That is why we have asked our lawyers to prepare a claim.’
The new cabinet has lifted the ban for several thousand cafes which have no personnel and are smaller than 70 m2.
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