Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The study used a low-cost monitoring device to gather objective air quality data by measuring fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in around 100 hospitality venues in each of the six cities. National smoke-free legislation – banning smoking in indoor public places – is in force in each of the locations. Readings were taken in cafes, bars and restaurants to reveal levels of compliance with smoke-free rules in Islamabad (Pakistan), Denpasar (Indonesia), N’Djamena (Chad), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Delhi (India) and Mexico City (Mexico). During the same time period, air quality was also measured outside.

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