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Last updated: January 13th 2020

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

All indoor workplaces

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. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to indoor workplaces.

All indoor public places

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. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.  

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to indoor public places.

All public transport

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 public transport vehicles. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued. 

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, smoking in government facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in private offices is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to 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, smoking in hospitals is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in public areas of residential healthcare facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public areas of 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, smoking in non-residential healthcare facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in childcare facilities/preschools is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in primary and secondary school is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in universities/vocational facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in shops is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to 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, smoking in cultural facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in indoor stadiums/arenas is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in restaurants is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in bars/pubs/nightclubs is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in casinos is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in public areas of hotels and lodgings is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public areas of hotels.

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, smoking in guest rooms of hotels and lodgings is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to guest rooms in hotels and lodging facilities.

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, smoking in public areas of prisons and detention facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to 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 or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all public transport vehicles. Therefore, smoking in trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to trains, buses, and other shared ground transport.

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 or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all public transport vehicles. Therefore, smoking in taxis is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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 or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all public transport vehicles. Therefore, smoking in commercial aircraft is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued. 

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 or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all public transport vehicles. Therefore, smoking in commercial watercraft is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

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, smoking in public transport facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public transport facilities.