Restaurants all across Virginia are preparing for new smoking regulations.
Beginning Tuesday, restaurants will be allowed to have a smoking area only if they segregate smokers into rooms with separate ventilation systems.
The law also allows smoking on outdoor patios and in private membership clubs.
Violators face a $25 fine as do restaurant owners who don't enforce the restrictions.
The new rules represents a huge shift for a state whose tobacco habit dates to the Jamestown settlement some 400 years ago.
For most of its history, tobacco was Virginia's premier crop and economic staple.