Smoking

Smoking

Following many years of lobbying for stronger smoking laws, the AMA welcomes today's legislative announcement by the Victorian Government.

The AMA applauded Premier Andrews’ announcement last year to ban smoking in outdoor dining areas. However, it is imperative that these laws apply to both outdoor dining and drinking areas. Drinking and smoking is just as dangerous as eating and smoking.

The Australian Medical Association Victoria welcomes the Victorian Government’s announcement that smoking will be banned in outdoor dining areas from 2017.