The question that was asked:
Do you believe the new smoking law, which comes into effect on January 1, 2008, will have a detrimental impact on tourism in the Algarve?
14% voted Yes
84% voted No
2% voted Don’t Know
AN OVERWHELMING majority of online readers do not believe that the new smoking law, which comes into effect on January 1, 2008, will have a detrimental impact on tourism in the Algarve. A total of 84 per cent of voters said the smoking law would not harm the tourist industry, while 14 per cent said that they believe it will have a detrimental effect on tourism and two per cent were unsure or did not have an opinion.
The Resident runs an online poll every week – log on to our site and you will find the current question on the right hand side of the page. Voting runs from each Tuesday for a week. Your vote will be registered as soon as you click and you will see in an instant how your vote has affected the poll.