What you need to know about Austria’s new indoor smoking ban

What you need to know about Austria’s new indoor smoking ban

Austria on Friday became one of the last European countries to ban smoking in bars and restaurants, after years of debate.

Austria tiring of being ‘ashtray of Europe’

Austria tiring of being ‘ashtray of Europe’

Austrian lawmakers vote to abandon smoking ban in the name of ‘freedom of choice’

Austrian lawmakers vote to abandon smoking ban in the name of ‘freedom of choice’

Austria moves a step closer to pro-smoking law despite protests

Austria moves a step closer to pro-smoking law despite protests

Austria anti-smoking petition to force lawmakers to debate ban

Austria anti-smoking petition to force lawmakers to debate ban

Austrian doctors launch anti-smoking petition

Austrian doctors launch anti-smoking petition

Austria won’t ban smoking in restaurants after all

Austria won’t ban smoking in restaurants after all

Viola player concerned for his career after attack in U-Bahn

Viola player concerned for his career after attack in U-Bahn

End of the line for cigarette vending machines in Austria?

End of the line for cigarette vending machines in Austria?

Austrian Families Minister wants smoking ban for under-18s

Austrian Families Minister wants smoking ban for under-18s

Court restricts smoker’s balcony cigar habit to certain times

Court restricts smoker’s balcony cigar habit to certain times

Austrian teenagers among top ‘binge drinkers’ in Europe

Austrian teenagers among top ‘binge drinkers’ in Europe

Calls to smoking helpline rocket in Austria

Calls to smoking helpline rocket in Austria

Austrian claims EU used photo of her dead husband

Austrian claims EU used photo of her dead husband

Austria’s new tobacco law comes under fire

Austria’s new tobacco law comes under fire

Austria’s smoking culture is ’30 year time machine’

Austria’s smoking culture is ’30 year time machine’

Nine-year-old sets fire to bedroom with secret cigarette

Nine-year-old sets fire to bedroom with secret cigarette

Austria alcohol drinking second best

Austria alcohol drinking second best

Policeman compensated in passive smoking case

Policeman compensated in passive smoking case

Third of young people are regular smokers

Third of young people are regular smokers

Smoking ban bill to become law

Smoking ban bill to become law

Police save heart attack man at smoking demo

Police save heart attack man at smoking demo

Pro smoking lobby to protest at parliament

Pro smoking lobby to protest at parliament

General smoking ban comes into force in 2018

General smoking ban comes into force in 2018

‘No delays’ for summer smoking ban

‘No delays’ for summer smoking ban

Many cigarette brands set to raise prices

Many cigarette brands set to raise prices

Lung cancer link to smoking confirmed

Lung cancer link to smoking confirmed

Smoking ban for restaurants ‘by summer’

Smoking ban for restaurants ‘by summer’

Lung cancer fatal for many Austrians

Lung cancer fatal for many Austrians

‘Disaster’ for e-cigarette dealers in Austria

‘Disaster’ for e-cigarette dealers in Austria

E-cigarettes and vaping to be restricted in Austria

E-cigarettes and vaping to be restricted in Austria

Doctors: ‘E-cigarettes could be harmful’

Doctors: ‘E-cigarettes could be harmful’

Doctors challenge smokers’ paradise

Doctors challenge smokers’ paradise

Austrians still love to smoke

Austrians still love to smoke

Call to ban smoking in restaurants and bars

Call to ban smoking in restaurants and bars

‘Smoking sheriff’ gives up fight

‘Smoking sheriff’ gives up fight

Health Minister demands total smoking ban

Health Minister demands total smoking ban