Legislative Decree No. 62 Banning Smoking and Sales in Public Places

11 Oct, 2009

COMMENTS: This is the primary tobacco control law in Syria. It addresses the ban of smoking and sales of tobacco products in a list of areas; provides rules for smoking areas; provides some guidance on packaging and labeling; and bans publicity and advertisement of tobacco products or their use. The Decree also defines penalties for violations of its provisions.

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of July 16, 2024 unless otherwise noted.