Smoking is prohibited in many public places as:
cafes, bars, restaurants, clubs, parks, public transport stops, playgrounds, within 10 m from the entrances of some institutions, national and local government, public buildings, incl. higher educational institutions.
These places are designed with a notice “Smoking is prohibited within 10 m” or “Do not smoke 10 m from the entrance”.
There is a penalty for smoking in these places.
Sale of alcohol is prohibited in all territory of Latvia from 10 p.m. until 8 a.m. It is prohibited to carry open bottles or cans of alcoholic drinks and drink alcohol in public places except of summer cafes. It is prohibited to be in the state of heavy intoxication in public places!
All kinds of drugs are legally prohibited in all territory of Latvia. Possessing, carrying and using the drugs can turn out to be a criminal offence.
Keep an eye and don’t leave your personal belongings unattended, especially in public places as bars, night clubs, crowded places and public transport