By Emily Pidgeon For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 07:49 BST, 1 August 2017 | Updated: 08:07 BST, 1 August 2017
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
The new Victorian law bans all smokers from smoking less than four metres away from food
The law came into play as