Last updated: March 7th 2022

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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in any part of all indoor workplaces. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in any part of all indoor public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in any means of public transport. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates to the 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8  Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8  Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8  Guidelines as it relates 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates to public areas of hotels.

Hotels/lodgings - guest rooms

Uncertain
The smoke free status of the place is uncertain due to the lack of clarity in the law or inability to obtain all relevant laws.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking and the use of any tobacco product  in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited. However, guest rooms in hotels and lodging facilities are not explicitly included. Therefore, the regulatory status code “Uncertain” is given for guest rooms of hotels.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should explicitly prohibit smoking in 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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines as it relates to prisons.

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

Smoking is prohibited in any means of public transport. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

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

Smoking is prohibited in any means of public transport. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

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

Smoking is prohibited in any means of public transport. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

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

Smoking is prohibited in any means of public transport. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all indoor workplaces and public places. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8  Guidelines as it relates to public transport facilities.

Common areas within condominium housing

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

Smoking and the use of any tobacco product is prohibited in all common areas within condominium housing. Further, the law explicitly prohibits establishing a designated smoking area in any place where smoking is prohibited.

Therefore, the law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art.8 Guidelines as it relates to common areas within condominium housing.