Smoking banned at all dining areas across Victoria

Smoking in commercial areas where people are eating a meal is now illegal The Victorian ban on smoking means people can't smoke within 4 metres of food People caught smoking can be fined up to $777 or $7700 for businesses

By Emily Pidgeon For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 07:49 BST, 1 August 2017 | Updated: 08:07 BST, 1 August 2017

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Having a drag of a cigarette while dining out is now a thing of the past with new smoking bans across outdoor dining areas throughout Victoria.

The new law means smokers aren't allowed to light one up at footpath dining areas, pub courtyards and beer gardens where food is being served. 

If they do, a smoker can be fined up to $777 where businesses can be fined more than $7700. 

Smoking in commercial areas where food is being served is now banned under new laws

Smoking in commercial areas where food is being served is now banned under new laws

The new Victorian law bans all smokers from smoking less than four metres away from food 

The new Victorian law bans all smokers from smoking less than four metres away

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