Bhutan: The Day Tobacco Went Up In Smoke

by Amitabh Joshi Jun 15, 2020 • 09:36 PM Views 435

On June 16 in 2010, Bhutan became the first country to impose a total ban on tobacco with three years' imprisonment for violations.Two years later, the law was amended to allow highly restricted use only with a permit. The Himalayan Kingdom maintains that its Gross National Happiness is more important than its Gross National Product.