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Last updated: May 31st 2019

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

All indoor workplaces

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor workplaces, indoor public places or public transport. Therefore, smoking is allowed in all indoor workplaces. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport.

All indoor public places

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor workplaces, indoor public places, or public transport. Therefore, smoking is allowed in all indoor public places. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport.

All public transport

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor workplaces, indoor public places, or public transport. Therefore, smoking is allowed in all public transport. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport.

Government facilities

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in government facilities. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including government facilities.

Private offices

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in private offices. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in private offices.

Hospitals

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in hospitals. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including hospitals.

Residential healthcare facilities - public areas

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in public areas of residential healthcare facilities. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in public areas of residential healthcare facilities.

Non-residential healthcare facilities

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in non-residential healthcare facilities. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in non-residential healthcare facilities.

Childcare facilities/preschools

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in childcare facilities and preschools. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in childcare facilities and preschools.

Primary and secondary schools

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in primary and secondary schools. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in primary and secondary schools.

Universities/vocational facilities

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in universities and vocational facilities. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in universities and vocational facilities.

Shops

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in shops. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in shops.

Cultural facilities

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in cultural facilities. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in cultural facilities.

Indoor stadium/arenas

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in indoor stadiums and arenas. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in indoor stadiums and arenas.

Restaurants

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in restaurants. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in restaurants.

Bars/pubs/nightclubs

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in bars, pubs, and nightclubs. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in bars, pubs, and nightclubs.

Casinos

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in casinos. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in casinos.

Hotels/lodging - public areas

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in public areas of hotels and lodging. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in in public areas of hotels and lodging.

Hotels/lodgings - guest rooms

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in guest rooms of hotels and lodging. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in guest rooms of hotels and lodging.

Prisons/detention facilities - public areas

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in public areas of prisons and detention facilities. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in public areas of prisons and detention facilities.

Trains, buses and other shared ground transportation other than taxis

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation.

Taxis (for-hire vehicle)

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in taxis. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in taxis.

Commercial aircraft

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in commercial aircraft. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in commercial aircraft.

Commercial watercraft

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in commercial watercraft. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in commercial watercraft.

Public transport facilities (waiting areas for mass transit)

Smoking is Not Restricted
Smoking is allowed throughout the entire premises of the specified place or category of places.
Analysis

There is no law regulating smoking in indoor public places or indoor workplaces. Therefore, smoking is allowed in public transport facilities. To align with best practices, as reflected in FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should provide for 100% smoke free indoor workplaces and indoor public places, including in public transport facilities.