Akademy/2012/Law

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Excerpts from the laws on tobacco and alcohol consumption.

Tobacco

  • Consumption of tobacco is forbidden for anyone below the age of 18 years.
  • It is forbidden to smoke tobacco on the premises of catering facilities (including bars, pubs, et cetera), except in special smoking rooms.
  • It is also forbidden to smoke tobacco in educational facilities (this covers the IT college) and cultural institutions, except in special smoking rooms.
  • It is forbidden to smoke in public and semipublic toilets.
  • It is forbidden to smoke in bus pavilions, travel terminals and public transport.
  • While it is generally legal to smoke outdoors, please do not smoke directly in front of an entrance/exit to a catering facility, shop, et cetera.

Alcohol

  • Consumption of alcohol is forbidden for anyone below the age of 18 years.
  • Outdoors alcohol consumption is generally banned on public grounds.
  • Alcohol is sold in general stores and specialized liquor stores from 10AM to 10PM.
  • Alcohol may be sold in bars, pubs, et cetera for on-premises consumption 24/7.
  • Driving while intoxicated (blood alcohol level equal to or greater than 0.2‰, or 0.1mg or more of alcohol per a litre of exhaled air) is forbidden.

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