Excerpts from the laws on tobacco and alcohol consumption.
- 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.
- 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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