Last updated: February 14, 2022

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.

Outdoor areas of educational and training institutions


Article 4(1) of Law No. 128 of November 8, 2013, which adds Sec. 1-bis to Art. 51 of Law No. 3 of January 16, 2003, prohibits smoking in outdoor areas of educational and training institutions.

Outdoor areas of hospitals and research centers


Smoking is prohibited in outdoor areas of “teaching hospitals, hospitals and research centers and external gynecology and obstetrics, neonatology and pediatrics departments at teaching hospitals, hospitals and research centers.”