LANGUAGE
Last updated: September 17th 2019

Smoke Free Status of Indoor Public Places, Workplaces, and Public Transport

All indoor workplaces

Yes
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all public places including workplaces. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to indoor workplaces.

All indoor public places

Yes
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in public places. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to indoor public places.

All public transport

Yes
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking in any vehicle used for public transportation. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public transport.

Government facilities

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in government facilities. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to government facilities.

Private offices

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in private offices. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in private offices.

Hospitals

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in hospitals. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to hospitals.

Residential healthcare facilities - public areas

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in public areas of residential healthcare facilities. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public areas of residential healthcare facilities.

Non-residential healthcare facilities

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in non-residential healthcare facilities. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to non-residential healthcare facilities.

Childcare facilities/preschools

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in childcare facilities and preschools. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to childcare facilities and preschools.

Primary and secondary schools

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in primary and secondary schools. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to primary and secondary schools.

Universities/vocational facilities

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in universities and vocational facilities. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to universities and vocational facilities.

Shops

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in shops. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to stores and shops.

Cultural facilities

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in cultural facilities. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to cultural facilities.

Indoor stadium/arenas

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in indoor stadiums and arenas. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to indoor stadiums and arenas.

Restaurants

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in restaurants. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to restaurants.

Bars/pubs/nightclubs

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in bars, pubs and nightclubs. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to bars, pubs and nightclubs.

Casinos

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in casinos. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to casinos.

Hotels/lodging - public areas

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in public areas of hotels and lodgings. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public areas of hotels and other lodging.

Hotels/lodgings - guest rooms

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in guest rooms of hotels and other lodging. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in guest rooms of hotels and other lodging.

Prisons/detention facilities - public areas

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in public areas of prisons and detention facilities. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to smoking in public areas of prisons and detention facilities.

Trains, buses and other shared ground transportation other than taxis

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking in any vehicle used for public transportation. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation.

Taxis (for-hire vehicle)

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking in any vehicle used for public transportation. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in taxis. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to taxis.

Commercial aircraft

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking in any vehicle used for public transportation. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in commercial aircraft. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to commercial aircraft.

Commercial watercraft

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking in any vehicle used for public transportation. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in commercial watercraft. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to commercial watercraft.

Public transport facilities (waiting areas for mass transit)

100% Smoke Free
100% smoke free environment throughout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, the law prohibits smoking in public transport facilities. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public transport facilities.