Olympiacos BC issued a statement on the occasion of the new anti-smoking law and ahead of this year’s official premiere at the SEF against Spanish Valencia on Friday.
“Olympiakos BC urges its fans to follow the instructions of the Ministry of Health and the governing body of the EUROLEAGUE and take into consideration not only the high fines, but also the harmful effects of smoking, both for themselves and for their neighbour”, the statement read.
The statement went on to stress
“OUR GOAL IS…
Protect children and non-smokers from passive smoking
Protect athletes from passive smoking
Make all sports fans aware that smoking damages their own health
Encourage smokers to stop smoking
The anti-smoking law of the Ministry of Health has been put into effect and Olympiacos informs fans that it will take all necessary steps to comply with it.”