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Barcelona ready to go smoke-free?

  • AFP, Monday, March 28, 2011 3:39 PM

Barcelona has proposed a total ban on smoking at its Camp Nou stadium. If the club's members vote yes on "a smoke-free Camp Nou" at its next general assembly, the ban will take effect next season.

"This is consistent with Barca's values," Jordi Mones, one of Barca's club directors.

Under a new anti-tobacco law that came into effect across Spain on January 2, smoking is already forbidden in indoor passageways in the Camp Nou stadium, which can seat 99,354 people.

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