A majority of German citizens wants according to a survey of fireworks bans in German cities. Almost 60 percent of more than 5000 respondents for such a firecracker ban, such as the opinion research Institute Civey found in the order of the Online portals of the Funke media group. To the question “Should be banned the Ignition of fireworks, in your opinion, on new year’s eve in the German inner cities?” replied, therefore, 41 percent “Yes, definitely”. Another 18.6 percent said “rather Yes”.
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Among women, such bans are initiated according to the survey, slightly more approval than men. The Association of the pyrotechnics industry (VPI) had recently criticized the increasing bans on new year’s Eve fireworks in major cities. Very less than a third of respondents decided or “fairly” against such bans are the Civey, according to.
First cities had already responded in the past. So Hanover has prohibited the Carrying and Burning of fireworks and rockets in the city centre for this year. Düsseldorf has advocated for the old city has a strict fireworks ban. In 2017, Dortmund areas declared by the Central station and particularly in a busy places to pyrofreien Zone.
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