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Last updated: September 17th 2019

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
 

Within five meters away from exit of workplaces and enclosed public places

Analysis

The law prohibits smoking within five meters from the exit of an indoor workplace or public place.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, which require Parties 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."

On the campuses of health facilities, educational facilities, nurseries, children's parks, public parks, religious facilities, museums, historical cultural resorts, and gas stations and other flammable places

Analysis

The law prohibits smoking on the campuses of health facilities, educational facilities, nurseries, children's parks, public parks, religious facilities, museums, historical cultural resorts, and gas stations and other flammable places.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, which require Parties 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."