Majority of Spaniards oppose new "gag law"

The law has brought in a series of fines for public order offences
The Local (Spain)
Monday, July 6, 2015

Three quarters of Spaniards oppose the country's new "gag law", which has brought in a series of measures opponents say hark back to the dark days of dictator Francisco Franco. It puts an end to the laissez faire attitude that has seen Spain become a nation with one of the largest potsmoking populations in Europe. But from now on lighting up a joint in bars or on public transport could result in a fine of between €600 and €30,000.