C2211 - Additional information concerning protection from exposure to tobacco smoke

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Afghanistan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Albania Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Algeria Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Angola Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Antigua and Barbuda Report not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Armenia Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Australia There are a small number of exemptions to the workplace smoking ban such as in declared smoking areas in a casino and a place of business occupied by the sole operator that is not for public use. In Victoria, from 1 August 2017, the Victorian Government committed to banning smoking in outdoor dining areas. There are a small number of exemptions to the workplace smoking ban such as in declared smoking areas in a casino and a place of business occupied by the sole operator that is not for public use. Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Austria Answer not provided Answer not provided According to the National Tobacco Act sanctions for violations of the smoking bans/restrictions in public indoor places including hospitality venues are implemented (fines up to € 2.000 - for first violation by tenant up to € 10.000 - for repeated/ongoing violations; fines up to € 100 - for first violation by smokers/up to € 1.000 - for second violation). According to Para. 130 Sect. 1 Z 15 of the Austrian law on health and safety at work at sanctions for violations of the smoking restrictions can be imposed (fines from € 166 up to € 8.324 for first violation by tenant from € 333 up to € 16.659 for repeated/ongoing violations. On 18th February 2014 an “authentic interpretation” concerning the Austrian national tobacco act entered into force: It states that it is reasonable for guests of hospitality venues to quickly pass smoking rooms/areas in order to enter non-smoking rooms/areas or WC facilities WHO European Region
Azerbaijan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Bahamas Report not provided Legislation drafted. Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Bahrain (Kingdom of) Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Bangladesh Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Barbados Generally good compliance Generally good compliance Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Belarus Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Belgium Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Belize Report not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Benin Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Bhutan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Bosnia and Herzegovina New laws on tobacco control which will include the issue of protection from exposure to tobacco smoke are being drafted. Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Botswana None Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Brazil xxx xxx Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Brunei Darussalam Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Bulgaria Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Burkina Faso Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Burundi Report not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Cabo Verde Cette loi a été établie avant la convention Cette loi a été établie avant la convention Report not provided WHO African Region
Cambodia Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Cameroon Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Canada Manitoba became the first province to ban smoking on playgrounds and beaches of provincial parks as of July 2014. The 2015 Ontario Budget committed to addressing contraband tobacco through a balanced approach of partnership and enforcement, including ensuring better coordination between inspections conducted by Public Health Units under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and inspections conducted by the Ministry of Finance under the Tobacco Tax Act. Cross-designating tobacco inspectors under each Act would optimize the effectiveness of compliance efforts and enhance the oversight of tobacco retailers. The pilot planning launched in early 2016. Manitoba became the first province to ban smoking on playgrounds and beaches of provincial parks as of July 2014. The 2015 Ontario Budget committed to addressing contraband tobacco through a balanced approach of partnership and enforcement, including ensuring better coordination between inspections conducted by Public Health Units under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and inspections conducted by the Ministry of Finance under the Tobacco Tax Act. Cross-designating tobacco inspectors under each Act would optimize the effectiveness of compliance efforts and enhance the oversight of tobacco retailers. The pilot planning launched in early 2016. Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Central African Republic Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Chad Renforcement de la collaboration avec les associations et les institutions relgieuses oeuvrant contre le tabagisme. Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Chile No hay mayor informacion NO hay mayor informacion La Ley 19.419 en su Art 10º establece: Se prohíbe fumar en los siguientes lugares Letra b) Espacios cerrados o abiertos. públicos o privados que correspondan a dependencias de: 1- Establecimientos de Educación parvularia Básica y media. 2 Recintos donde se expendan combustibles. 3. Aquellos lugares en que se fabriquen. procesen. depositen o manipules explosivos. materiales inflamables. medicamentos o alimentos 4. En las galerías. tribunas y otras aposentadurías destinadas. al público en los recintos deportivos. gimnasios o estadios. Esta prohibición se extiende a la cancha y a toda el área comprendida en el perímetro conformado por dichas galerías . tribunas y aposentadurías . salvo en los lugares especialmente habilitados para fumar que podrán tener los mencionados recintos. WHO Region of the Americas
China Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Colombia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Comoros Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Congo Report not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Cook Islands Answer not provided Answer not provided There are no trains or ferries in the Cook Islands WHO Western Pacific Region
Costa Rica Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Côte d'Ivoire Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Croatia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Cyprus Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Czech Republic 2017: Dr Lenka Teska Arnoštová, Deputy Minister of Health, Czech Republic won World No Tobacco Day 2017 award for her crucial role in overcoming political obstacles to achieve the adoption of new comprehensive tobacco control legislation in Czechia: the Law on Protection of Health against the Harmful Effects of Addictive Substances (Act No. 65/2017 Coll.). More details here: http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/disease-prevention/tobacco/news/news/2017/05/world-no-tobacco-day-2017-awards-winners-from-the-who-european-region Answer not provided As regards electronic cigarettes: Despite the fact that smoking is not defined in Act No. 379/2005 Coll. appropriate provisions stipulating places with smoking ban include the use of electronic cigarettes /a not legally binding opinion of MoH; revision of legislation underway/. WHO European Region
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Democratic Republic of the Congo Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Denmark Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Djibouti Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Dominica Report not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Ecuador Answer not provided Answer not provided En varias provincias del país se han creado núcleos provinciales del Comité Interinstitucional de Lucha Antitabáquica. uno de sus objetivos es contribuir al cumplimiento de la Ley. en especial en lo relativo a los espacios libres de humo de tabaco. WHO Region of the Americas
Egypt Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
El Salvador Answer not provided Answer not provided La ley nacional contiene las disposiciones de prohibición del fumado en edificios públicos y medios de transporte colectivos. No obstante. la interpretación de la prohibición es ambigua. Por ejemplo. la ley prohíbe fumar en “espacios cerrados” pero omite la descripción del concepto. Por eso está trabajándose en el reglamento de la ley en donde se corrige esta ambigüedad: El reglamento está en la etapa final de revisión en la Casa Presidencial WHO Region of the Americas
Equatorial Guinea SON MEDIDAS PARCIALES SON MEDIDAS PARCIALES Report not provided WHO African Region
Estonia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Ethiopia Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
European Union Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Fiji Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Finland Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
France Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Gabon Answer not provided Voir Loi antitabac articles 19 à 21 Answer not provided WHO African Region
Gambia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Georgia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Germany Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Ghana Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Greece In spite of the the very comprehensive total ban law, the exposure of Greek citizens to passive smoking remains the most important problem of tobacco control and of FCTC implementation in our country. In spite of the the very comprehensive total ban law, the exposure of Greek citizens to passive smoking remains the most important problem of tobacco control and of FCTC implementation in our country. Answer not provided WHO European Region
Grenada NA Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Guatemala Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Guinea Report not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Guinea-Bissau Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Guyana Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Honduras Para el IHADFA es fundamental el apoyo de las organizaciones o instituciones del Estado, de la sociedad civil y de la Organzación Panamericana de la Salud de la OMS para el fiel cumplimiento del Artículo 8 del CMCT de la OMS. Para el IHADFA es fundamental el apoyo de las organizaciones o instituciones del Estado, de la sociedad civil y de la Organzación Panamericana de la Salud de la OMS para el fiel cumplimiento del Artículo 8 del CMCT de la OMS. El IHADFA a pesar del bajo presupuesto anual que el Congreso Nacional le asigna. cuenta con una unidad de inspectores dependiente del Departamento Legal para dar seguimiento a nivel nacional de lo establecido en el Artículo 26 de la Ley Especial para el Control del Tabaco LECT y su Reglamentación. referente a la prohibición de consumo de tabaco en lugares abiertos y cerrados ya sea públicos o privados WHO Region of the Americas
Hungary According to the Act XLII of 1999: „Section 2 „(3) By way of derogation from Paragraph a) of Subsection (1), smoking is permitted without the designation of a smoking area: a) b) in the enclosed rooms of institutions providing accommodations, if let and expressly designated as a room for smokers; provided that smoking is not prohibited by other provisions of this Act or by fire regulations.” „(6) The government body in charge of the healthcare system and the fire protection authority shall inspect designated smoking areas for compliance with the provisions of this Act and from the point of view of fire prevention, respectively. (7) Areas and spaces where smoking and the use of electronic cigarette and electronic device imitating smoking is prohibited, and areas, spaces and public places designated for smoking and for the use of electronic cigarette and electronic device imitating smoking must be clearly indicated as such by means of a symbol or other explicit sign, or a standard prohibitive sign or pictogram in the event of prohibition under fire regulations. (8) Where an enclosed area is designated for smoking under this Act, such smoking section can not be designated in the same room where a non-smoking area is also located. In the case of enclosed smoking areas, an adequate supply of fresh air must be ensured through windows or by the installation of other technical means, where tobacco smoke must not be allowed to enter the non-smoking areas. In the application of this Subsection, circulation of air shall be considered adequate if: a) a ventilation mechanism providing a steady supply of fresh air and the removal of spent air is installed, and b) the designation of the smoking areas and the air ventilation of the premises are designed in such a way that tobacco smoke flows directly from where it originates through the ventilation conduit without the non-smoking areas being in the direction of the flow.” According to the Act XLII of 1999: „Section 2 „(3) By way of derogation from Paragraph a) of Subsection (1), smoking is permitted without the designation of a smoking area: a) b) in the enclosed rooms of institutions providing accommodations, if let and expressly designated as a room for smokers; provided that smoking is not prohibited by other provisions of this Act or by fire regulations.” „(6) The government body in charge of the healthcare system and the fire protection authority shall inspect designated smoking areas for compliance with the provisions of this Act and from the point of view of fire prevention, respectively. (7) Areas and spaces where smoking and the use of electronic cigarette and electronic device imitating smoking is prohibited, and areas, spaces and public places designated for smoking and for the use of electronic cigarette and electronic device imitating smoking must be clearly indicated as such by means of a symbol or other explicit sign, or a standard prohibitive sign or pictogram in the event of prohibition under fire regulations. (8) Where an enclosed area is designated for smoking under this Act, such smoking section can not be designated in the same room where a non-smoking area is also located. In the case of enclosed smoking areas, an adequate supply of fresh air must be ensured through windows or by the installation of other technical means, where tobacco smoke must not be allowed to enter the non-smoking areas. In the application of this Subsection, circulation of air shall be considered adequate if: a) a ventilation mechanism providing a steady supply of fresh air and the removal of spent air is installed, and b) the designation of the smoking areas and the air ventilation of the premises are designed in such a way that tobacco smoke flows directly from where it originates through the ventilation conduit without the non-smoking areas being in the direction of the flow.” Answer not provided WHO European Region
Iceland Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
India Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Iraq Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Ireland Answer not provided Our Public Health Tobacco Act preceded the guidelines. Smoke-free workplace legislation continues to enjoy strong public support and high levels of compliance. Active enforcement by Environmental Health Officers from the Health Service Executive (HSE) through the National Tobacco Control Inspection Programme is critical to maintaining these compliance levels. In 2010 17116 smoke-free workplace inspections were conducted by Environmental Health Officers (EHOs). Of these; • 98% of workplaces inspected compliant with Section 47 of the Public Health Tobacco) Acts 2002 and 2004; • 13 cases taken for non-compliance with smoke-free workplace legislation 11 of which were in respect of licensed premises; In 2011 15381 smoke-free workplace inspections were conducted by Environmental Health Officers (EHOs). Of these; • 98% of workplaces inspected compliant with Section 47 of the Public Health Tobacco) Acts 2002 and 2004; • 21 cases taken for non-compliance with smoke-free workplace legislation 17 of which were in respect of licensed premises; In 2012 15565 smoke-free workplace inspections were conducted by Environmental Health Officers (EHOs). Of these; • 98% of workplaces inspected compliant with Section 47 of the Public Health Tobacco) Acts 2002 and 2004; • 17 cases taken for non-compliance with smoke-free workplace legislation all of which were in respect of licensed premises; In 2013 12489 smoke-free workplace inspections were conducted by Environmental Health Officers (EHOs). Of these; • 98% of workplaces inspected compliant with Section 47 of the Public Health Tobacco) Acts 2002 and 2004; • 23 cases taken for non-compliance with smoke-free workplace legislation all of which were in respect of licensed premises; WHO European Region
Israel Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Italy Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Jamaica Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Japan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Jordan Answer not provided Answer not provided A field study to measure the extent of air pollution (passive smoking) was conducted in July 2010 in collaboration with the World Health Organization and Johns Hopkins University. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Kazakhstan Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Kenya Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Kiribati Not available Not available Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Kuwait Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Kyrgyzstan Report not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Lao People's Democratic Republic Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Latvia Answer not provided Since the new tobacco control law has been prepared, there is a proposal for complete ban on smoking in health care facilities and social care facilities. The law has not been approved yet. Answer not provided WHO European Region
Lebanon Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Lesotho Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Liberia Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Libya Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Lithuania Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Luxembourg Des mesures efficaces de protection contre l’exposition à la fumée du tabac , comme celles qui sont envisagées à l’article 8 de la Convention-cadre de l’OMS , passent par une interdiction totale de fumer et par une élimination totale de la fumée du tabac dans un espace ou un environnement donnés , afin de créer un environnement à 100 % sans tabac. Le Luxembourg avait adopté en 2006 une première loi qui interdisait le tabagisme dans les lieux publics. Mais lautorisation de fumer avait été maintenue dans les discothèques et les cafés, en dehors des heures des repas. La loi de 2014 a banni cette autorisation et a généralisé linterdiction de fumer dans les lieux publics fermés . La législation est simple et claire et peut être appliquée dans la pratique. La société civile a joué un rôle central en soutenant les mesures de protection contre la fumée du tabac. La mise en oeuvre de la législation sur les environnements sans tabac ainsi que son application pratique et son impact font l’objet d’une surveillance et d’une évaluation annuelle. La protection de la population contre l’exposition à la fumée du tabac a encore été renforcée et étendue depuis : le nouveau projet de loi interdit ainsi de fumer dans toutes les aires de jeux pour enfants et dans les véhicules privés quand des mineurs de moins de 13 ans sont à bord. En outre, le vapotage de la cigarette électronique sera également interdit là ou il est interdit de fumer. Des mesures efficaces de protection contre l’exposition à la fumée du tabac , comme celles qui sont envisagées à l’article 8 de la Convention-cadre de l’OMS , passent par une interdiction totale de fumer et par une élimination totale de la fumée du tabac dans un espace ou un environnement donnés , afin de créer un environnement à 100 % sans tabac. Le Luxembourg avait adopté en 2006 une première loi qui interdisait le tabagisme dans les lieux publics. Mais lautorisation de fumer avait été maintenue dans les discothèques et les cafés, en dehors des heures des repas. La loi de 2014 a banni cette autorisation et a généralisé linterdiction de fumer dans les lieux publics fermés . La législation est simple et claire et peut être appliquée dans la pratique. La société civile a joué un rôle central en soutenant les mesures de protection contre la fumée du tabac. La mise en oeuvre de la législation sur les environnements sans tabac ainsi que son application pratique et son impact font l’objet d’une surveillance et d’une évaluation annuelle. La protection de la population contre l’exposition à la fumée du tabac a encore été renforcée et étendue depuis : le nouveau projet de loi interdit ainsi de fumer dans toutes les aires de jeux pour enfants et dans les véhicules privés quand des mineurs de moins de 13 ans sont à bord. En outre, le vapotage de la cigarette électronique sera également interdit là ou il est interdit de fumer. Answer not provided WHO European Region
Madagascar Answer not provided la collaboration avec les points focaux et les masses médias dans la mise en place dun espace sans tabac s’avèrent indispensable. Le suivi régulier par les agents de contrôle est un pilier à lapplication du texte réglementaire Answer not provided WHO African Region
Malaysia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Maldives Out door public places, including parks, gatherings, festivals, fairs, demonstrations, walks etc, wherever the public normally assembles are designated as public places either permanently, or for the duration of the event. Additionally ticket and ATM Queues are also considered public places Out door public places, including parks, gatherings, festivals, fairs, demonstrations, walks etc, wherever the public normally assembles are designated as public places either permanently, or for the duration of the event. Additionally ticket and ATM Queues are also considered public places Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Mali Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Malta nil Answer not provided Link to legislation re designated smoking rooms in Casino. http://www.justiceservices.gov.mt/DownloadDocument.aspx?app=lp&itemid=25396&l=1 WHO European Region
Marshall Islands Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Mauritania - - Answer not provided WHO African Region
Mauritius NA Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Mexico En enero de 2015, el C. Presidente dio las indicaciones para impulsar a nievl nacional un programa de espacios 100% libres de humo de tabaco. La Comisión Nacional contra las Adicciones, ha firmado diversos convenios con los Gobernadores de 19 Estados, estos convenios incluyen el fortalecimiento de la Ley, para que sea 100% Libres de Humo de Tabaco. Además, se han convocado a una mesa de trabajo con miembros de la Cámara de Diputados para exponer el cambio a la Ley. En enero de 2015, el C. Presidente dio las indicaciones para impulsar a nievl nacional un programa de espacios 100% libres de humo de tabaco. La Comisión Nacional contra las Adicciones, ha firmado diversos convenios con los Gobernadores de 19 Estados, estos convenios incluyen el fortalecimiento de la Ley, para que sea 100% Libres de Humo de Tabaco. Además, se han convocado a una mesa de trabajo con miembros de la Cámara de Diputados para exponer el cambio a la Ley. Promoción de playas mexicanas 100% libres de humo de tabaco. playa en Cozumel WHO Region of the Americas
Micronesia (Federated States of) Some of the states and community leaders are still not fully aware of the guidelines. Some of the states and community leaders are still not fully aware of the guidelines. Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Mongolia None Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Montenegro According to the amendments to the Law on the restriction of use of tobacco products from 2014 using of tobacco products is allowed in places where it was prohibited by the Law. According to the amendments to the Law on the restriction of use of tobacco products from 2014 using of tobacco products is allowed in places where it was prohibited by the Law. Enclosed space is a space made of any material that has roof or ceiling that is immovable or movable doors windows and passages that are fully closed permanently or from time to time or space in which less than half the surface of the outer walls of the space consists of holes which are not counted openings for windows and doors. WHO European Region
Myanmar Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Namibia Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Nauru Report not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Nepal Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Netherlands A lawsuit is initiated by CleanAirNederland (CAN) to ban smoking room in the hospitality sector. Answer not provided No measures have been undertaken in indoor workplaces for self-employed workers without employees. WHO European Region
New Zealand The current legislation preceded the development of the Guidelines referred to above. The current legislation preceded the development of the Guidelines. Whether an area is ''internal'' or ''indoors'' is generally obvious but if it is not obvious an area''s status can hinge on whether the area is or is not ''substantially enclosed''. The interpretation of ''substantially enclosed'' was successfully challenged recently in a court case relating to a casino. The result will be a tightening up of the interpretation of the current legislation. WHO Western Pacific Region
Nicaragua Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Niger Report not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Nigeria Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Niue Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Norway Exeptions for institutions covers institutions being a replacement for peoples homes, e.g. nursing homes for elderly people. Exeptions for institutions covers institutions being a replacement for peoples homes, e.g. nursing homes for elderly people. Answer not provided WHO European Region
Oman يحظرالقانون التدخين في جميع الماكن العامة المغلقة الا ان هناك موضوعين وهما: 1- يسمح القانون بتحصيص اماكن معزولة للمدحنين ضمن الاماكن المقفلة الا انه لم يتقدم الكثير لهذا الطلب بتخصيص امكاكن للمدخنين ضمن الاماكن العامة المغلقة 2-مقاهي الشيشة لا يطبق بها القانون رغم ان القانون يشملها باعتبارها اماكن عامة مغلقة يحظرالقانون التدخين في جميع الماكن العامة المغلقة الا ان هناك موضوعين وهما: 1- يسمح القانون بتحصيص اماكن معزولة للمدحنين ضمن الاماكن المقفلة الا انه لم يتقدم الكثير لهذا الطلب بتخصيص امكاكن للمدخنين ضمن الاماكن العامة المغلقة 2-مقاهي الشيشة لا يطبق بها القانون رغم ان القانون يشملها باعتبارها اماكن عامة مغلقة Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Pakistan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Palau There is no University in Palau, however, there is only 1 community college : Palau Community College which has 100% tobacco-smoke free policy. There is also no Public ground transportation system ( (buses, trolleybuses, trams, trains, etc.) except for ferries. There is no shopping malls, too. Palau has no universities, shopping malls, or trains. Palau has no universities shopping malls or trains. WHO Western Pacific Region
Panama PRESENTACION POWER POINT: LOGROS, ACTIVIDADES Y PROYECCIONES DE LAS ACCIONES DE PROMOCION PARA EL CONTROL DE TABACO 2017. http://www.gorgas.gob.pa/SitioWebTabaco/Documentos.htm PRESENTACION POWER POINT ADJUNTA: AVANCES Y PROYECCIONES EN ESTILOS DE VIDA SALUDABLE Y LIBRES DE HUMO DE TABACO 2014-2016 Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Papua New Guinea This article is given priority in the enforcement of the new Tobacco Control Act 2016. The current review of the policy and legislation is capturing this. A regulation is in draft to specify actions and enforcement. There is a need for enforcement team to focus on enforcement of these areas. The health department is working towards it. WHO Western Pacific Region
Paraguay No obstante todo lo anterior en el Decreto reglamentario de la Ley 5538/15; se define los espacios cerrados habilitados para fumar, que no se ennumera en la Ley como pubs, discotecas, casinos, casas de juego y similares. Ninguno Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Peru Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Philippines Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Poland Bearing in mind that Poland is a party of the Convention, the only document that should be taken into consideration when developing national legislative solutions for products associated with tobacco products, are the guidelines of the World Health Organization relating to the regulation of the Electronic System for Delivering Nicotine, which includes electronic cigarettes. This document pays particular attention to Member States and when drafting national legislation on appropriate regulation of this kind of products, issues relating to, among others, the protection of non-smokers and the young, taken into consideration to minimize the potential health risks associated with exposure to users and non-smokers. Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Portugal Smoking electronic cigarettes is not allowed in the same places where smoking is prohibited. Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Qatar Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Republic of Korea Pursuant to the Article 9 of the National Health Promotion Act, all indoor public areas should be smoke-free. The Act allows designated smoking rooms under certain condition if needed, but in order to protect vulnerable populations(patients, children,etc) from harm of secondhand smoke, medical institutions and schools are not allowed to have a DSR indoor. Smoking within 1 meter from the exit of the subway station will be fully banned in Seoul from May, 2016 pursuant to Seoul Metropolitan Government’s by-laws. If anyone who infringes the regulation, a fine of KRW 100,000 will be imposed. In regard to 3.2.2.6 answers private work places cultural and sports facilities were responded as “complete” smoke-free zone in 3rd reporting period in 2012. However precisely interpreting the regulation those are “partial” non-smoking areas because it specifies certain standards. Only the following spaces are fully banned smoking and the places less than its standard are not prohibited. 1)Private work places: the buildings such as private institutes office buildings factories and multipurpose structures with a floor area of 1 000? and more 2) Cultural facilities: theatres with more than 300 seats 3) Sports facilities whose capacity is more than 1 000 spectators. Smoking in taxi has been fully banned in Seoul from August 1 2013 pursuant to Seoul Metropolitan Government''s by-laws. It prohibits smoking in taxi whether passenger is on board or not. If the driver infringed regulation a fine KRW 1.2 million is imposed to him or her. In accordance with article 21 of Enforcement Decree of the Food Sanitation Act (Types of Business) night club is classified as entertainment bar business and it is not included in non-smoking areas. Article 6 of the National Health Promotion Act specifies non-smoking areas as ''rest restaurant business'' ''general restaurant business'' and ''bakery business''. WHO Western Pacific Region
Republic of Moldova Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Romania Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Russian Federation Report not provided Мониторинг соблюдения норм антитабачного закона показал, что 94-96% заведений общественного питания в зависимости от региона России соблюдают запрет на курение, вступивший в силу 1 июня 2014 года. Answer not provided WHO European Region
Rwanda Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Saint Kitts and Nevis Report not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Saint Lucia Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Samoa Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
San Marino Answer not provided Answer not provided There are no international airports harbours or railway stations WHO European Region
Sao Tome and Principe Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Saudi Arabia According to article no.7 of Saudi Bans Of Tobacco Control and its applications there is a regulation to prohibit smoking in public places including: 1- Areas and yards surrounding mosques; 2- Ministries, government agencies, public institutions and their branches as well as other public entities in the kingdom; 3- Educational, health, sport, cultural and social institutions and their branches as well as charities; 4- Work areas in companies, institutions, organizations, factories, banks and the like; 5- Public means of transportation (land, air or sea), as prescribed in the implementing regulations; 6- Places for producing, processing and packaging food, foodstuffs and beverages; 7- Sites for producing, transporting, distributing and refining petroleum and its derivatives as well as fuel and gas stations; 8- Warehouses, elevators and lavatories; and 9- Public places not mentioned in the preceding paragraphs. If such places allocate area for smoking, such areas shall be isolated and restricted and shall not be accessible to person under the age of eighteen. The implementing regulations shall specify the criteria for implementation of this paragraph. According to article no.7 of Saudi Bans Of Tobacco Control and its applications there is a regulation to prohibit smoking in public places including: 1- Areas and yards surrounding mosques; 2- Ministries, government agencies, public institutions and their branches as well as other public entities in the kingdom; 3- Educational, health, sport, cultural and social institutions and their branches as well as charities; 4- Work areas in companies, institutions, organizations, factories, banks and the like; 5- Public means of transportation (land, air or sea), as prescribed in the implementing regulations; 6- Places for producing, processing and packaging food, foodstuffs and beverages; 7- Sites for producing, transporting, distributing and refining petroleum and its derivatives as well as fuel and gas stations; 8- Warehouses, elevators and lavatories; and 9- Public places not mentioned in the preceding paragraphs. If such places allocate area for smoking, such areas shall be isolated and restricted and shall not be accessible to person under the age of eighteen. The implementing regulations shall specify the criteria for implementation of this paragraph. Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Senegal Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Serbia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Seychelles Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Sierra Leone Although there is no national legislation relating to the measures required under Article 8 of the Convention and its implementation guidelines, some administrative and executive orders have been adopted and implemented in a few settings. The Minister responsible for health and Sanitation, advised by the Health Education Division of the Ministry, has banned smoking on its premises. The Ministry has also successfully implemented smoke-free zones in three tertiary hospitals (Children’s Hospital, Connaught Hospital and Princess Christian Maternity Hospital), and through the involvement of respective student bodies, it has implemented smoke-free zones in two educational institutions: the Njala University and the Milton Margai College of Education and Technology. The Attitudinal and Behavioural Change Secretariat of the Ministry of Information is working on creating smoke-free environments, particularly in the Yougi Building of the Government, which hosts several Government ministries. The code of conduct for employees of Statistics Sierra Leone forbids smoking within the premises of its offices. Regarding children and young people, the Ministry of Education introduced a code of conduct for teachers stating that “no teacher can send a student to purchase cigarettes and teachers are not permitted to smoke on school grounds.” Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Singapore Nil. Nil. Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Slovakia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Slovenia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Solomon Islands Answer not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
South Africa Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Spain Answer not provided Answer not provided Ante la necesidad de elevar el nivel de protección de la población frente a la exposición al humo ambiental del tabaco en los espacios cerrados de uso público o colectivo. el 2 de enero de 2011 entró en vigor la Ley 42/2010. de 30 de diciembre. por la que se modifica la Ley 28/2005. de 26 de diciembre. de medidas sanitarias frente al tabaquismo y reguladora de la venta. el suministro. el consumo y la publicidad de los productos del tabaco. Se planeó especialmente la protección de dos colectivos importantes: el de los menores. grupo especialmente sensible de población que está expuesto al humo del tabaco en los lugares públicos cerrados. y el de trabajadores del sector de la hostelería. que se encontraba claramente desprotegido con respecto al resto de los trabajadores. al estar expuestos al humo de tabaco ajeno en su lugar de trabajo. La modificación establece una serie de medidas complementarias a las determinadas por la Ley 28/2005. En primer lugar y como novedad se incluyen las siguientes definiciones en el artículo 2: - espacios de uso público: lugares accesibles al público en general o lugares de uso colectivo. con independencia de su titularidad pública o privada - espacio al aire libre en el ámbito de la hostelería: todo espacio no cubierto o todo espacio que estando cubierto esté rodeado lateralmente por un máximo de dos paredes. muros o paramentos Se prohíbe fumar en todos los espacios cerrados públicos y de uso colectivo. Bajo este epígrafe se incorporan a los anteriores espacios libres de humo. eliminando la posibilidad de mantener espacios para fumadores. los bares. restaurantes. salas de fiesta. discotecas. locales de ocio. de juego y recreativos. puertos. aeropuertos. estaciones de trenes y autobuses. Se modifica la redacción relativa a la prohibición de fumar en centros sanitarios y educativos de forma que se clarifica en ambos casos la prohibición de fumar en todo el recinto. incluidos los espacios al aire libre y espacios cubiertos. a excepción de los centros universitarios en los que no está prohibido fumar en los espacios al aire libre. Se regula la situación relativa a los hoteles. estableciendo la posibilidad de destinar hasta un 30% de las habitaciones para fumadores de manera permanente. siempre que estén señalizadas. separadas del resto. con ventilación independiente. se informe a los clientes por anticipado y no se permita a los trabajadores la entrada a las mimas en presencia de clientes. Se modifica la redacción del texto sobre establecimientos penitenciarios para clarificar que se permite habilitar zonas separadas. señalizadas y con dispositivos de ventilación independiente para que los internos fumen. además de al aire libre. Se modifica la redacción del texto sobre establecimientos psiquiátricos para clarificar que en los de media y larga estancia se permite habilitar zonas separadas. señalizadas y con dispositivos de ventilación independiente para que los pacientes fumen. además de a WHO European Region
Sri Lanka Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Sudan لاتوجد Report not provided Report not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Suriname Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Swaziland Report not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Sweden All indoor public places are smoke-free including restaurants and bars. Designated smoking rooms are however permitted, but only if they are situated so that nobody has to pass through them in order to reach other parts of the premises. No serving is allowed in the smoking rooms. Smoking rooms must have adequate ventilation to ensure that pollutants from the smoking do not spread to other parts of the premises. Some areas do not have legal support to be qualified as non-smoking areas, but due to successful policies these areas are perceived as non-smoking areas. There is a notion that the law is "complete", when it is more accurate to say that it has contributed to a national standard stating that certain areas should be smoke-free The Public Health Agency of Sweden has been commissioned to investigate and analyze the presence of passive smoking in public areas and particularly where children are present. The commission also involved providing proposals for measures to further reduce passive smoking in these areas. As indoor smoking is currently already regulated by the law, the commission entailed focusing on outdoor public places. A report on the findings and suggestions was published in 2014. http://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/documents/om-myndigheten/uppdrag-styrdokument/avslutade/slutrapport-utredning-framtida-rokfria-miljoer.pdf All indoor public places are smoke-free including restaurants and bars. Designated smoking rooms are however permitted, but only if they are situated so that nobody has to pass through them in order to reach other parts of the premises. No serving is allowed in the smoking rooms. Smoking rooms must have adequate ventilation to ensure that pollutants from the smoking do not spread to other parts of the premises. Some areas do not have legal support to be qualified as non-smoking areas, but due to successful policies these areas are perceived as non-smoking areas. There is a notion that the law is "complete", when it is more accurate to say that it has contributed to a national standard stating that certain areas should be smoke-free The Public Health Agency of Sweden has been commissioned to investigate and analyze the presence of passive smoking in public areas and particularly where children are present. The commission also involved providing proposals for measures to further reduce passive smoking in these areas. As indoor smoking is currently already regulated by the law, the commission entailed focusing on outdoor public places. A report on the findings and suggestions was published in 2014. http://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/documents/om-myndigheten/uppdrag-styrdokument/avslutade/slutrapport-utredning-framtida-rokfria-miljoer.pdf Answer not provided WHO European Region
Syrian Arab Republic Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Tajikistan Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Thailand Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Timor-Leste Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Togo Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Tonga 100% smoke free in any places where kava-tonga (local kava party) is served is also in the amended TCA 2014 - tobacco smoking is prevalent in such areas and gatherings. 100% smoke free in any places where kava-tonga (local kava party) is served is also in the amended TCA 2014 - tobacco smoking is prevalent in such areas and gatherings. Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Trinidad and Tobago Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Tunisia Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Turkey Smoking is banned in open public places like kindergarden where children mostly are, and open public places where sport activities are held. Smoking is only allowed 5 mt away of the entrance of airports, coach stations, train stations, shopping malls, cinemas, theatres, health institutions entrance Smoking is banned in open public places like kindergarden where children mostly are, and open public places where sport activities are held. Smoking is only allowed 5 mt away of the entrance of airports, coach stations, train stations, shopping malls, cinemas, theatres, health institutions entrance Answer not provided WHO European Region
Turkmenistan Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Tuvalu Report not provided Report not provided Please note that “Trains” and “shopping mall” not applicable WHO Western Pacific Region
Uganda Report not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Ukraine Answer not provided Answer not provided There are large decline in tobacco smoke exposure in Ukraine in 2010-2013 (see above WHO European Region
United Arab Emirates Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Smokefree private vehicles legislation can be found at - http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2015/9780111126004/contents Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill can be found at- http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/Bills/84734.aspx Smokefree private vehicles legislation can be found at - http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2015/9780111126004/contents Health Act 2006 available online at: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2006/28/contents The ''Smokefree England: One Year On'' report presents a review of the legislation covering compliance public opinion the views of businesses and academic research into the health benefits of a smokefree England. Available online at: http://www.smokefreeengland.co.uk/thefacts/latest-research.html Summary of the findings of the smokefree legislation compliance data collection from local authorities in England from July 2007 to July 2010 available online at: http://www.smokefreeengland.co.uk/files/83840-coi-smokefree-compliance_period_tagged-13.pdf In 2011 an academic review of the evidence of the impact of the smokefree legislation that was implemented in England in 2007 was published. The evidence is clear that smokefree legislation has had beneficial effects on health. The report is available at: http://www.dh.gov.uk/prod_consum_dh/groups/dh_digitalassets/documents/digitalasset/dh_124959.pdf Further information guidance and resources (including signage) for smokefree legislation in England is available online at: http://www.smokefreengland.co.uk/ Further information guidance and resources (including signage) for smokefree legislation in Scotland is available online at: http://www.clearingtheairscotland.com/ Further information guidance and resources (including signage) for smokefree legislation in Wales is available online at: http://wales.gov.uk/smokingbanwalessub/home/?lang=en Further information guidance and resources (including signage) for smokefree legislation in Northern Ireland is available online at: http://www.spacetobreathe.org.uk/ WHO European Region
United Republic of Tanzania Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Uruguay Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Uzbekistan Report not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Vanuatu Report not provided Answer not provided To re-enforce this section. each public places should provide a smoking free zone site. WHO Western Pacific Region
Venezuela Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Viet Nam Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Yemen Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Zambia Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Zimbabwe Protection from exposure is taking place although Law enforcers need to strengthen this activity. Statutory Instrument used was developed in 2002 before the adoption of WHO FCTC, so therefore the guidelines will be utilized on the review of this document. Protection from exposure is taking place although Law enforcers need to strengthen this activity. Statutory Instrument used was developed in 2002 before the adoption of WHO FCTC, so therefore the guidelines will be utilized on the review of this document. Report not provided WHO African Region
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