PATRONS at restaurants and dinner theatres in Toronto will no longer be able to smoke from June 1 of this year, when a new bylaw comes into effect that promotes smoke-free dining.

Restaurateurs in the city have been given a four-year period to decide whether their establishment is a bar, (serving bar meals), or a full-blown restaurant; if the latter was chosen then no smoking would be permitted on the premises.

Restaurant patrons and owners could be fined from $250 (CND) to $5,000(CND) if diners are discovered smoking on their ...

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