Think your country's smoking laws are strict? Just be glad that you don't live in Honduras. A new law enacted this week is cracking down on the those who light up in the privacy of their own homes!
Since its banned in most public and private spaces, you'd still think it was legal to smoke inside your home, right? Well, if your family or guests aren't so happy about your puffing habits, they have the right
to file a formal complaint of being exposed to secondhand-smoke.
First-time offenses will lead to a warning for the smoker, while a repeat offense could lead to an arrest and a $311 fine.
Perhaps these new laws will make smokers think twice before lighting up around their loved ones. An estimated 30% of Hondurans smoke and 9 out of 10 people who suffer from acute bronchitis live with a smoker.
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