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Last updated: September 20th 2017

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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, all indoor workplaces are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, all indoor public places are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, all public transport is 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, all government facilities are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard to government facilities.

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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, hospitals are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, patient areas of residential healthcare facilities are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, public places, and public transport. Therefore, non-residential healthcare facilities are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, childcare facilities and preschools are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, primary and secondary schools are 100% SF. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, universities and vocational facilities are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, shops are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, cultural facilities are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, indoor stadiums and arenas are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, restaurants are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, bars, pubs, and nightclubs are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, casinos are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, public areas of hotels and lodging facilities are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. However, the administrative order does not address hotel rooms specifically, and the regulatory status code “Uncertain” is given.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should require all parts of all indoor public places and workplaces, including guest rooms in hotels and other lodging, to be 100% smoke free.

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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, public areas of prisons and detention facilities are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. The definition of “public transportation” specifically includes taxis. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, commercial aircraft are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, commercial watercraft are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, public transport facilities are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard to public transport 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

There is a comprehensive ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport. Therefore, private offices are 100% smoke free. The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with regard to private offices.