Posts tagged as balconies

Lithuanian police say they won’t go after people smoking in their balconies

Friday, October 2, 2020

Chasing after people who illegally smoke in their balconies will not be a priority for the police, Commissioner General Renatas Požėla said after the Lithuanian parliament passed new smoking restrictions. The new rule says, among other things, that smoking is not allowed in balconies of apartment blocks, unless all the neighbours agree to it. Požėla said the police would not dedicate more resources to monitoring smoking and people should themselves…

Lithuania bans smoking in balconies

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Smokers in Lithuania will not be allowed to have a cigarette in their own balconies, if at least one neighbour in the building objects to it, the country’s parliament decided on Thursday. The bill, proposed by Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga, also prohibits smoking in outdoor sports venues, bus stops, children playgrounds and outdoor cafes. The ban on smoking in private balconies of apartment buildings, unless all neighbours agree to it,…