Cigar Legislation 

Cigar Legislation: Czech Government Bans Smoking In Restaurants, Bars and Cafe’s

Following many countries, the Czech Government has officially approved a ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and cafes. While the ban has been all encompassing the government has specifically added verbage to include electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. This ban also includes the prohibited sale of cigarettes in hospitals and schools. While this may not seem like very important news for those of us in America who have had these regulations for years – even when considering the leniency of Europe as a whole, the Czech’s have been extremely tolerant and…

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Cigar Legislation 

Cigar Legislation: Ontario Smokers Get Hosed

Beginning January 1st the province of Ontario Canada will have an increase on outdoor smoking bans.  The new bans will prohibit smoking on restaurant patios, at sports fields and ice rinks, and playgrounds.  All areas except patios will have a 20 meter restriction and fines up to $250 will be in place.   Also going into effect is a ban on tobacco sales on all college and university campuses throughout the province.  This is part of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and is aimed at keeping smoking away from children while also seeming…

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