Smoking will be completely banned at stadiums during Euro
2012 in Poland and Ukraine, UEFA said on Thursday.
"UEFA... will enforce a complete ban on the use, sale or
promotion of tobacco in all stadia involved in UEFA EURO 2012,"
said European football's governing body in a statement.
"The regulation will apply without exception to all spaces
within stadia perimeters, both indoors and outdoors."
UEFA, which in contrast allows smoking at matches in the
Champions League, said the policy had been drawn up with the
World Health Organisation, World Heart Federation and the
European Healthy Stadia Network.
"A tobacco-free Euro 2012 is about respecting the health of
our spectators and everyone else involved in the tournament,"
said UEFA President Michel Platini.
"We uphold the highest standards of health, safety and
comfort at our flagship tournament, and tobacco does not fit
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