Austrian smoking ban to be implemented on 1 November 2019

A ban on smoking in bars and restaurants is due to be implemented a year after it was approved by the Austrian parliament following delays from appeals, amendments and petitions. The ban covers all places serving food and drinks except guest gardens and will also apply to e-cigarettes and shishas.

Sources: https://www.vindobona.org/article/dont-smoke-austria-to-finally-ban-smoking-in-bars-and-restaurants

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-politics-smoking/austria-passes-smoking-ban-snuffing-out-fallen-governments-flagship-policy-idUSKCN1TX23Z