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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
 

Fairs and Festivals

Analysis

The law prohibits smoking at fairs and festivals, which may take place outdoors. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, which obligate Parties to adopt and implement effective measures providing protection from exposure to tobacco smoke “in indoor workplaces, public transport, indoor public places and, as appropriate, other public places.”

Parks

Analysis

The law prohibits smoking in parks. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, which obligate Parties to adopt and implement effective measures providing protection from exposure to tobacco smoke “in indoor workplaces, public transport, indoor public places and, as appropriate, other public places.”