Challenges for the smoking ban in Israeli pubs and bars: analysis guided by the behavioral ecological model

@article{BaronEpel2012ChallengesFT,
  title={Challenges for the smoking ban in Israeli pubs and bars: analysis guided by the behavioral ecological model},
  author={Orna Baron-Epel and Carmit Satran and Vicki Cohen and Anat Drach-Zehavi and Melbourne F. Hovell},
  journal={Israel Journal of Health Policy Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={1},
  pages={28 - 28}
}
BackgroundThe latest amendment to the ban on smoking in public places in Israel was implemented in 2007, adding pubs and bars (P&B) to the list of public places in which smoking is prohibited. However, smoking in most P&B continued. The aim of the study was to identify the theoretically plausible reasons for the partial success of a public ban on smoking in P&B settings. Explanations provided by P&B owners were interpreted as probable causal factors based on the Behavioral Ecological Model (BEM… 
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