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Last Updated: Monday, 26 March 2007, 05:16 GMT 06:16 UK
Readers' panel: Smoke ban anniversary
Scotland has now had a ban on smoking in all enclosed public spaces since 26 March last year.

In the run up to the ban the BBC Scotland news website asked a panel of readers to tell us their views on the new law as it came into force.

Here, members of our panel share their experiences of how it has worked.

Caroline Neilson
Caroline Neilson
Paisley
"I can get on with my life without having to worry"

Davy Douglas
Davy Douglas
Dumfries
"Cigarette butts are discarded on the pavements"

Caroline Petrie
Caroline Petrie
Carnoustie
"I can appreciate how hard it is to break the habit"

Fraser Motion
Fraser Motion
Glasgow
"I only know of one person who has given up"

Margaret MacKenzie
Margaret
MacKenzie

Glasgow
"I enjoy working in the pub now"

We will also be putting together a panel asking for reactions to the smoking bans in England and Wales.

If you live in England or Wales and are preparing for the ban in your area, send us your comments, contact details and some information about yourself using the form below.

Name:
Email address:
Town and Country:
Phone number (optional):
Comments:

The BBC may edit your comments and cannot guarantee that all emails will be published.

The readers' panel has been selected from as wide a cross-section of people as possible and may not be representative of wider public opinion.


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