Last updated: August 17, 2021
Smoke Free Status of Outdoor Places
Outdoor areas where there are crowds or gathering of people or when the place constitutes a transit area for non-smokers
The law explicitly describes places forbidden to smoke, except for those sites especially authorized. Decree No. 4624 states that designated smoking areas can only be located in places or areas outdoors where there are no crowds or gathering of people and in places that do not constitute transit areas for people who do not smoke, including heated tobacco products, or use e-cigarettes, with or without nicotine.
Preschools, primary and secondary schools – outdoor places
The law specifically prohibits smoking in nursery, primary, and intermediate school establishments, regardless of whether they are open or closed spaces.
Health centers and establishments – outdoor places
The law specifically prohibits smoking health centers and establishments, such as clinics, hospitals, health centers, first aid posts, etc., whether open or closed.
Playground enclosures and children's play areas or zones - outdoor places
The law specifically prohibits smoking in children’s playground enclosures and children’s play areas or zones, understood as outdoor spaces that contain equipment or outfitting intended specifically for play and recreation for children and teenagers.