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Last updated: September 20th 2017

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
 

Outdoor premises of health institutions

Analysis

Outdoor premises of health institutions are 100% smoke free. This provision aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines provisions that parties shall provide protection from exposure to tobacco smoking in indoor workplaces, public transport, in public places, and “as appropriate, other places.”

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Recreational places other than public beaches, including gardens, to which the public has access

Analysis

Recreational places other than public beaches, including gardens, to which the public has access are 100% smoke free. This provision aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines provisions that parties shall provide protection from exposure to tobacco smoking in indoor workplaces, public transport, in public places, and “as appropriate, other places.”

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Outdoor premises of pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary, and any other educational institution

Analysis

Outdoor premises of pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary, and any other educational institution are 100% smoke free. This provision aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines provisions that parties shall provide protection from exposure to tobacco smoking in indoor workplaces, public transport, in public places, and “as appropriate, other places.”

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Outdoor premises used for the practice of sport and to which the public has access

Analysis

Outdoor premises used for the practice of sport and to which the public has access are 100% smoke free. This provision aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines provisions that parties shall provide protection from exposure to tobacco smoking in indoor workplaces, public transport, in public places, and “as appropriate, other places.”

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Bus stands and bus stations

Analysis

Bus stands and bus stations are 100% smoke free. This provision aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines provisions that parties shall provide protection from exposure to tobacco smoking in indoor workplaces, public transport, in public places, and “as appropriate, other places."

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