Councillor accuses HSE of wrongly enforcing business smoking laws

smokingThe HSE has been accused of enforcing smoking room laws for pubs and clubs in Donegal unfairly.

The accusation has been made by Councillor Paul Canning.

He has claimed that a number of businesses in the county have constructed smoking areas in line with legislation only to be informed by the HSE that a different set of criteria are being enforced.

Councillor Canning says this a problem unique to Donegal and is leaving businesses out of pocket having to appeal their cases in court: