The Czech Republic has adopted a law limiting smoking. One of the main points is a ban on smoking in public places (on platforms, at tram/bus stops, at the railway station, on public transport and in places of entertainment). If you will be caught you might pay fine up to 1000 CZK. Restaurant owners must provide an area for non-smokers (either a separate room or hours when smoking is not permitted and food is served). Tobacco based products cannot be sold to youngsters under 18 years of age.

Smoking and City Law

Since 2006 restaurants and bars have been required by law to provide a non-smoking area, but only at peak times. Frequently the non-smoking section is not screened off from smoking areas, with no extractor fans in the room. So it is unfortunate for non-smokers that often a great restaurant atmosphere …

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