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Last updated: July 21st 2021

Smoke Free Status of Outdoor Places

Does the law require any outdoor or quasi-outdoor spaces to be smoke free or restrict smoking in any way? Examples of such places include within a specified distance of doorways, outdoor patios of bars or restaurants, parks/beaches, outdoor stadiums, and outdoor markets.
Yes
 

Healthcare facilities

Analysis

In addition to prohibiting the smoking of “cigarette products” and “tobacco products,” which includes “electronic cigarettes,” in all enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces, and public conveyances, the law also prohibits smoking “on the parts of buildings and land ancillary” to healthcare facilities. However, the law was amended in 2016 to provide an exemption for the premises of a specified facility – the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, which require Parities to adopt effective measures to provide for protection from exposure to tobacco smoke “in indoor workplaces, public transport, indoor public places and, as appropriate, other public places.”

Residential care facilities

Analysis

In addition to prohibiting the smoking of “cigarette products” and “tobacco products,” which includes “electronic cigarettes,” in all enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces, and public conveyances, the law also prohibits smoking “on the parts of buildings and land ancillary” to residential care facilities.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, which require Parities to adopt effective measures to provide for protection from exposure to tobacco smoke “in indoor workplaces, public transport, indoor public places and, as appropriate, other public places.”

Law Source, Section
Section 3(2); Schedule 1, Part 2

Educational facilities

Analysis

In addition to prohibiting the smoking of “cigarette products” and “tobacco products,” which includes “electronic cigarettes,” in all enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces, and public conveyances, the law also prohibits smoking “on the parts of buildings and land ancillary” to educational facilities.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, which require Parities to adopt effective measures to provide for protection from exposure to tobacco smoke “in indoor workplaces, public transport, indoor public places and, as appropriate, other public places.”

Law Source, Section
Section 3(2); Schedule 1, Part 2

Daycare facilities and preschools

Analysis

In addition to prohibiting the smoking of “cigarette products” and “tobacco products,” which includes “electronic cigarettes,” in all enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces, and public conveyances, the law also prohibits smoking “on the parts of buildings and land ancillary” to daycare facilities and preschools.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, which require Parities to adopt effective measures to provide for protection from exposure to tobacco smoke “in indoor workplaces, public transport, indoor public places and, as appropriate, other public places.”

Law Source, Section
Section 3(2); Schedule 1, Part 2

Public transportation terminals

Analysis

In addition to prohibiting the smoking of “cigarette products” and “tobacco products,” which includes “electronic cigarettes,” in all enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces, and public conveyances, the law also prohibits smoking “on the parts of buildings and land ancillary” to public transportation terminals. However, the law was amended in 2016 to provide an exemption for the premises of a specified airport – the L.F. Wade International Airport.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, which require Parities to adopt effective measures to provide for protection from exposure to tobacco smoke “in indoor workplaces, public transport, indoor public places and, as appropriate, other public places.”

The Bermuda National Library and Youth Library

Analysis

In addition to prohibiting the smoking of “cigarette products” and “tobacco products,” which includes “electronic cigarettes,” in all enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces, and public conveyances, the law also prohibits smoking “on the parts of buildings and land ancillary” to the Bermuda National Library and Youth Library.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, which require Parities to adopt effective measures to provide for protection from exposure to tobacco smoke “in indoor workplaces, public transport, indoor public places and, as appropriate, other public places.”