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GMB demonstrates for total ban

24 November 2005
GMB demonstrates for total ban

Hospitality workers from the GMB union make a point about the dangers of second-hand smoke at a protest outside a Gala casino in London last week.

The protesters were marking National Lung Cancer Day (17 November) by donning gas masks and calling on the Government to introduce a total ban on smoking in public places that doesn't exempt private members' clubs and pubs that don't serve food.

About 100,000 workers in hospitality will still be exposed to second-hand smoke under the Government's plans.

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