Milan: Smoking ban in parks and other public places

 

Smoking is forbidden in parks and other public places in Milan has just come into force starting from Tuesday. A new air quality code also prohibits smoking in bus stops, stadiums and sports facilities, cemeteries and dog places. 

 


Milan is now the first Italian city to implement such a broad outdoor ban as part of a series of measures to improve air quality and combat climate change.

Milan is now the first Italian city to implement such a broad outdoor ban as part of a series of measures to improve air quality and combat climate change.


However, if you are at least 10 meters away from other people, it is still possible to smoke in these places. 

 


From January 1, 2025, the ban will be extended to all public places. Milan is one of the northern industrialized cities with the worst smog in Italy. 

 

The phenomenon of car-free Sundays and banning license plates is quite common there.

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