Pope Orders Ban On Sale Of Cigarettes In Vatican

Pope Orders Ban On Sale Of Cigarettes In Vatican

Pope Orders Ban On Sale Of Cigarettes In Vatican

Pope Francis has ordered a ban on the sale of cigarettes inside the Vatican from next year because of health concerns, a spokesman has said.

“The motive is very simple: the Holy See cannot be cooperating with a practice that is clearly harming the health of people,” spokesman Greg Burke said in a statement.