A new law takes effect Dec. 1, 2009, to eliminate smoking in Virginia restaurants and protect restaurant workers and patrons from secondhand smoke.
The Virginia Department of Health offers these frequently asked questions and answers about the new law and the department’s role.
Print cards to thank establishments for being smoke-free and to encourage others to go smoke-free.
Download “no smoking” signs and table tents for your restaurant or facility.
Learn more about second-hand smoke and its adverse effects:
Call the VDH Quit Now hotline (800-784-8669) to learn about local community resources and counseling services to help you stop smoking. Breathe easy, Virginia.