Spain’s long-awaited anti-smoking plan finally gets the OK but is still not in effect

Three years after the expected date, the Spanish government has finally approved the country’s new anti-smoking plan, which will now need to be implemented through different laws across the country.

Spain’s new health minister, Mónica García, has clearly delivered on the promise she made before the country’s parliament in January, not long after the beginning of her mandate, of finally approving the Plan for Smoking Prevention (PIT) before the end of this year.

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Tiziana Cauli

Senior reporter/health & science editor
Tiziana is an Italian journalist from Sardinia. She has worked for both international and local media in Italy, South Africa, France, Spain, the UK, Lebanon and Belgium. She also worked as a communications manager for several international NGOs in the humanitarian sector. Tiziana holds a degree in Political Science and a PhD in African Studies from the University of Cagliari and she’s a graduate of the Carlo De Martino school of journalism in Milan.