New laws on smoking begin to bite


Alicante city local police issued fines to 25 people in one day for smoking too close to other people in public areas.

City hall reported that the smokers had ‘not been respecting the security distance’, which is two metres.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at 



  1. I read your article everyday to keep with the information which are very constructive, and informative but regarding the virus illness in the border of orehuela and i have seen so many people tourist and others not wearing the mask ,I would like to know where are the local police , PRC is excellent idea if you fine and follow the offender’s otherwise it is a waste of time. Thank you for taking the time to read this email


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