More people quit smoking as tougher measures adopted
Women smoke near the ‘No Smoking’ sign in the Maidan Nezalezhnosti underpass in central Kyiv, even though smoking in underpasses has been banned since 2007.
© Kostyantyn Chernichkin
More Ukrainians are giving up the highly damaging smoking habit as
legislation toughens bans on advertising, smoking in public places and
introduces disturbing graphic warnings on cigarette packs.
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