C227b - Summary of measures implemented in public transport

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Afghanistan Distributing signs of ban Given responsibilities to Ministry of transport and tourism Given responsibilities to traffic police/Municipality distributing signs of ban given the responsibilities to Ministry of transport and tourism Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Albania Report not provided Report not provided Smoking is totally banned in public transport in Albania (buses route taxis). WHO European Region
Algeria Renforcement de linterdiction de fumer dans les lieux de transports par la mise en place de tableaux signalétiques au niveau des gares, aérogares et la création des espaces indépendant pour les fumeurs . renforcement par le secteur du transport de linterdiction de fumer dans les lieux de transports (, gare, aérogares ) et mise en place des espaces pour les fumeurs indépendant. Answer not provided WHO African Region
Angola information, education and communication campaign in the media information, education and communication campaign in the media 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 Smoking is totally banned in public transport in Armenia (buses route taxis underground WHO European Region
Australia Smoking is prohibited in all forms of public transport in Australia. This includes trains, buses, trams, aeroplanes, taxis, hire cars, ferries, with some states and territory governments banning the use of electronic cigarettes on public transport. Further, some state and territory governments have also banned vaping electronic cigarettes and tobacco smoking at public transport stops e.g. bus and train stops. Smoking is prohibited in all forms of public transport in Australia. This includes trains, buses, trams, aeroplanes, taxis, hire cars, ferries, with some states and territory governments banning the use of electronic cigarettes on public transport. Further, some state and territory governments have also banned vaping electronic cigarettes and tobacco smoking at public transport stops e.g. bus and train stops. Smoking is prohibited in all forms of public transport in Australia. This includes trains. buses. trams. airplanes. taxis. hire cars. ferries. covered areas of railway platforms. and bus shelters. In Queensland. Western Australia. Victoria. the Australian Capital Territory. New South Wales. Tasmania and South Australia. smoking is also banned in private motor vehicles where minors are present. with the Northern Territory planning to table the legislation in May 2014. Further. in Queensland smoking is also banned in vehicles being used for business if anyone else is in the vehicle. Please see Annex 1 for further information and Annex 2 for links to the relevant state and territory legislation. WHO Western Pacific Region
Austria Means of public transport are covered by a complete smoking ban according to article 13 and article 1 sect. 11 of the Austrian Tobacco Act. For taxis a smoking ban – based on the Austrian Tobacco Act - is introduced by laws/regulations of the provinces. Means of public transport are covered by a complete smoking ban according to article 13 and article 1 sect. 1 of the Austrian Tobacco Act. For taxis a smoking ban – based on the Austrian Tobacco Act - is introduced by laws/regulations of the provinces. Means of public transport are covered by a complete smoking ban according to Para. 13 and Para. 1 Sect. 1 of the Austrian tobacco act. For taxis a smoking ban – based on the Austrian tobacco act - is introduced by laws/regulations of the federal states. WHO European Region
Azerbaijan Legislation is in place throughout Azerbaijan prohibiting smoking in public transport (Article 21 of the Law on Tobacco and Tobacco Product), however, smoking is allowed in designated places of long-distance transport and partial in taxi. Legislation is in place throughout Azerbaijan prohibiting smoking in public transport (Article 21 of the Law on Tobacco and Tobacco Product), however, smoking is allowed in designated places of long-distance transport and partial in taxi. Legislation is in place throughout Azerbaijan prohibiting smoking in public transport (Article 21 of the Law on Tobacco and Tobacco Product) however smoking is allowed in designated places of long-distance transport WHO European Region
Bahamas Report not provided All government-controlled transportation is smoke-free Draft Tobacco Control Bill 2014 which is being discussed among Cabinet Members for official tabling and passage contains provisions for all operational portions of the WHO FCTC addresses banning smoking in public transport WHO Region of the Americas
Bahrain (Kingdom of) Smoking is completely banned in public transports (buses, taxis). we dont have trains in Bahrain. Smoking is completely banned in public transports (buses, taxis). According to article 4 of antismoking law smoking is prohibited in all colsed public places including public transport however a designated area for smokers can be allocated provided it is compliant with specifications of smoking areas stated by Ministry of Health. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Bangladesh All public transport are included in the existing law All public transport are included in the existing law All public transport are included in the existing law. WHO South-East Asia Region
Barbados Answer not provided not allowed Complete ban on tobacco smoking has been implemented. WHO Region of the Americas
Belarus Декрет Президента Республики Беларусь от 17.12.2002 № 28 "О государственном регулировании производства, оборота и потребления табачного сырья и табачных изделий" Государственное регулирование потребления табачных изделий 38. Запрещается курение (потребление) табачных изделий, за исключением мест, специально предназначенных для этой цели: в учреждениях (организациях) здравоохранения, культуры, образования, спорта, на объектах торговли и бытового обслуживания населения; на объектах общественного питания, кроме объектов, реализующих табачные изделия и имеющих предназначенные для обслуживания граждан (потребителей) помещения с действующей системой вентиляции; в помещениях органов государственного управления, местных исполнительных и распорядительных органов, организаций; на всех видах вокзалов, в аэропортах, подземных переходах, на станциях метрополитена; во всех видах общественного транспорта, вагонах поездов, на судах, в самолетах, за исключением поездов дальнего следования, пассажирских судов и самолетов, в которых предусмотрены места, специально предназначенные для курения. 39. Индивидуальные предприниматели или юридические лица, иностранные юридические лица, иностранные организации, в собственности, хозяйственном ведении либо в оперативном управлении которых находятся объекты (помещения, здания, сооружения, транспорт), указанные в пункте 38 настоящего Положения, создают (выделяют) на этих объектах специально предназначенные для курения места и оборудуют их в соответствии с требованиями, установленными Министерством по чрезвычайным ситуациям и Министерством здравоохранения. (в ред. Декрета Президента Республики Беларусь от 20.02.2015 N 2) Декрет Президента Республики Беларусь от 17.12.2002 № 28 "О государственном регулировании производства, оборота и потребления табачного сырья и табачных изделий" Presidential Decree of 17.12.2002 ? 28 ''On state regulation of production trafficking and consumption of tobacco and tobacco products'' WHO European Region
Belgium Linterdiction est totale. Linterdiction est totale. L’interdiction est totale. WHO European Region
Belize Report not provided Complete Banning:- Display of "No Smoking" sign and provide awareness and education activites to promote the initative The prohibition of smoking in public transportation including terminals WHO Region of the Americas
Benin log dinterdiction de fumer doit être déposer à lintérieur des transports en commun , le ministère des transport est instruit pour faire respecter cette interdiction log dinterdiction de fumer doit être déposer à lintérieur des transports en commun , le ministère des transport est instruit pour faire respecter cette interdiction bien respecter surtout pour éviter lincendie que pour empêcher le tabagisme passif WHO African Region
Bhutan Chapter 2, section 3 E of Tobacco Control Act 2010 entails non-smoking in Public Transportation Chapter 2, section 3e of Tobacco Control Act entails non smoking area Sections 4 to 10 of the tobacco control act WHO South-East Asia Region
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) La prohibición al consumo de productos de tabaco en general abarca a nivel de cualquier medio de transporte. Report not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Bosnia and Herzegovina Answer not provided Law enforcement Answer not provided WHO European Region
Botswana Total ban of smoking in public transport and it is 100% achieved. Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Brazil Since 2000 smoking was banned from public transport. Since 2000 smoking was banned from public transport. The Global Adult Tobacco Survey of 2008 showed that 4,5% of adults (>15 years old) were exposed to tobacco smoke in public transportation. Since 2000 smoking was banned from public transport. The Global Adult Tobacco Survey of 2008 showed that 4.5% of adults (>15 years old) were exposed to tobacco smoke in public transportation. WHO Region of the Americas
Brunei Darussalam Complete ban – according to the Tobacco (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Notification 2012. It is an offence under Section 14 (2) Tobacco Order 2005 and liable to a fine of BND$300. Report not provided Complete ban – according to the Tobacco (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Notification 2012 WHO Western Pacific Region
Bulgaria Health Law Article 56 Smoking in indoor public places shall be prohibited. Aditional provisions § 1h) vehicles for public transport - trains, planes, ships, buses, trams, trolleybuses-trains, buses of route taxis, taxis and passenger vehicles, special purpose - health car sick; Health Law Article 56 Smoking in indoor public places shall be prohibited. Aditional provisions § 1h) vehicles for public transport - trains, planes, ships, buses, trams, trolleybuses-trains, buses of route taxis, taxis and passenger vehicles, special purpose - health car sick; Health Act Article 56 Smoking in indoor public places shall be prohibited. Aditional provisions § 1h) vehicles for public transport - trains planes ships buses trams trolleybuses-trains buses of route taxis taxis and passenger vehicles special purpose - health car sick; WHO European Region
Burkina Faso Answer not provided Answer not provided L’article 8 du décret 2011-1052 stipule que « sont considérés comme transport en commun : les véhicules les aéronefs les canots et pirogues les trains. La liste de transports en commun déterminée ci-dessus n’est pas exhaustive » WHO African Region
Burundi Report not provided pour les mesures completes ;linterdiction de fumer sapplique sans exception aucune pour les mesures partielles,seules les instructions ministerielles ont été mises en place et les signaux dinterdiction de fumer dans les lieux publics ont été distribués avec une délogation de fumer dans un espace reservé Report not provided WHO African Region
Cabo Verde La loi n °. 119 / IV / 95 du 13 Mars 1995, Linterdiction de fumer dans les véhicules de transport public de masse, passagers urbains ou touristes Linterdiction de fumer dans le transport aérien intérieur et international Interdit de fumer dans les transports marítmos, sauf dans les zones non couvertes La loi n °. 119 / IV / 95 du 13 Mars 1995, Linterdiction de fumer dans les véhicules de transport public de masse, passagers urbains ou touristes Linterdiction de fumer dans le transport aérien intérieur et international Interdit de fumer dans les transports marítmos, sauf dans les zones non couvertes Report not provided WHO African Region
Cambodia Answer not provided Report not provided Air ports. air plans. public and private buses WHO Western Pacific Region
Cameroon Campagne de plaidoyer en cours pour amener les administration en charge des transports à prendre des mesures dinterdiction de fumer en ces lieux sur toute létendu du territoire. Ces mesures sont effectives pour ce qui est des avions, des trains et des bus de transport public. Answer not provided Les messages à travers des autocollants WHO African Region
Canada National and sub-national jurisdictions provide for complete smoking bans in public transportation. A number of jurisdictions have implemented smoking bans in private vehicles where children are present. (The majority of jurisdictions identify children as under 16.) National and sub-national jurisdictions provide for complete smoking bans in public transportation. A number of jurisdictions have implemented smoking bans in private vehicles where children are present. (The majority of jurisdictions identify children as under 16.) National and sub-national jurisdictions provide for complete smoking bans in public transportation. A number of jurisdictions have implemented smoking bans in private vehicles where children are present. (The majority of jurisdictions identify children as under 16.) WHO Region of the Americas
Central African Republic Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Chad Un projet de décret portant interdiction de fumer dans les lieux publics a été élaboré et en cours dadoption Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Chile Esta prohibido por medio de la ley 19.419 en su articulo 10. Estar prohibido por medio de la ley 19.419 en su articulo 10. Comprendidas en el Artículo 10° de la Ley 19.419 de Tabaco en Chile WHO Region of the Americas
China 1997年全国爱卫会、卫生部、铁道部、交通部、建设部、民航总局发布《关于在公共交通工具及其等候室禁止吸烟的规定》(全爱卫发[1997]第1号),而后相关部委相继出台实施细则,对公共交通工具及等候区域禁止吸烟作出规定;另外在地方性无烟法规中,对公共交通工具绝大多数都是规定全面禁止吸烟。 1997年全国爱卫会、卫生部、铁道部、交通部、建设部、民航总局发布《关于在公共交通工具及其等候室禁止吸烟的规定》(全爱卫发[1997]第1号),而后相关部委相继出台实施细则,对公共交通工具及等候区域禁止吸烟作出规定,而目前已经控烟立法的15个较大城市对公共交通工具绝大多数都是全面禁止吸烟。 Ban on smoking in public transport and the waiting room rules required by article III in the following public transportation and its waiting rooms: Various types of passenger trains: soft berth hard sleeper soft seat hard seat passengers inside the dining car; All kinds of passenger ships and passenger cabins conference rooms reading rooms and other public places as well as long-distance passenger cars; The cabin of domestic and international flights; Various bus tram taxis passenger ferries (ship) a cruise ship passenger ropeways and tramways ... WHO Western Pacific Region
Colombia Creación y socialización de la ruta de denuncia para la protección de los ambientes 100% libres de humo de tabaco en los lugares establecidos en el artículo 19 de la Ley 1335 de 2009. Señalización como ambiente 100% libre de humo de tabaco y sus derivados Ver: https://www.minsalud.gov.co/sites/rid/Lists/BibliotecaDigital/RIDE/VS/PP/ENT/senalizacion-alh-establecimientos-abiertos.jpg Creación y socialización de la ruta de denuncia para la protección de los ambientes 100% libres de humo de tabaco en los lugares establecidos en el artículo 19 de la Ley 1335 de 2009. Creación y socialización de la ruta de denuncia para la protección de los ambientes 100% libres de humo de tabaco en los lugares establecidos en el artículo 19 de la Ley 1335 de 2009. WHO Region of the Americas
Comoros Answer not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Congo Report not provided Dans le transport en commun, cette interdiction bien quavec accord volontaire est presque complète. La loi parle des lieux affectés à usage publics et la précision est faite dans les textes d’application de cette loi qui sont en cours d’adoption par le conseil des ministres WHO African Region
Cook Islands Complete – smoking is prohibited. Complete – smoking is prohibited. Negotiated with public transport Managers about their role to comply with the tobacco act and to remind and monitor WHO Western Pacific Region
Costa Rica Si, completa a partir de la Ley 9028 2012 ley 9028. El artículo 6 de la Ley 9028 indica que se deberán colocar avisos en los lugares prohibidos para fumar con la leyenda “prohibido fumar. ambiente libre de humo de tabaco” El artículo 36 establece una sanción de 10% de un salario base a quien fume en los sitios prohibidos. y un 15% de un salario base a quien incumpla con la colocación de los avisos (responsables y jerarcas WHO Region of the Americas
Côte d'Ivoire Il est interdit de fumer dans tout moyen utilisé pour le transport de passagers contre rémunération ou non Answer not provided Aucun espace fumeur na été autorisé à être aménager WHO African Region
Croatia ACT ON RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF TOBACCO AND RELATED PRODUCTS Official Gazette No. 45/17, Article 3. According to the same Act public transport is defined as public area. (- public place means an indoor area intended for common use, including areas in buildings used to pursue activities in the fields of healthcare, child protection, social welfare, education, trade, sports and recreation, catering and tourism, culture and arts, and transport, including waiting rooms, meeting rooms, event venues, auditoriums, means of public transport, elevators, cable cars, public toilets and outdoor areas designed for theatre and cinema performances, schoolyards and other areas in which non-smokers may be exposed to tobacco against their will) Official Gazette No. 125/08, 55/09, 119/09, 94/13, Article 2. According to the same Act public transport is defined as public area. According to the same Act public transport is defined as public area. WHO European Region
Cyprus smoking is forbidden Public transport . No trains -metro in Cyprus. Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO European Region
Czech Republic There is a total ban of smoking in the means of public transport, on platforms and in public transport shelters or waiting rooms. Smoking and the use of electronic cigarettes are prohibited also in transit areas of international airports, except for structurally separated areas designated for smoking. There is total ban of smoking as regards public roads, railways and city transport facilities (Act No. 379/2005 Coll.) There is total ban of smoking as regards public roads railways and city transport facilities (Act No. 379/2005 Coll.) WHO European Region
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Smoke-free places designated by the tobacco law includes public transports such as airplaes, trains, ferries, underground trains, public buses, taxis, public stations, bus stops, airports. Report not provided Smoking in public transportation was already completely banned long time ago. WHO South-East Asia Region
Democratic Republic of the Congo La sensibilisation est programmée à loccasion de la JMST 2018. Documents existant (Arreté ministériel 010/2007, circulaire administrative, directive du PNLCT), Campagne dinstallation des espaces non fumeurs effectuée dans 4 villes du pays en décembre 2015. Report not provided WHO African Region
Denmark There is a complete ban with the exemption that on passenger ships smoking can be allowed in designated smoking rooms and smoking cabins. There is a complete ban with the exemption that on passenger ships smoking can be allowed in designated smoking rooms and smoking cabins. There is a complete ban with the exemption that on passenger ships smoking can be allowed in designated smoking rooms and smoking cabins. WHO European Region
Djibouti Dans les ferries, lespace soumis au vent (à ciel ouvert) et non réservé aux voyageurs nest pas concerné par une interdiction stricte. (espace vehicule ou cordage) Lespace couvert ou lespace réservé aux voyaguers est soumis à linterdiction. Dans les ferries, lespace soumis au vent (à ciel ouvert) et non réservé aux voyageurs nest pas concerné par une interdiction stricte. (espace vehicule ou cordage) Lespace couvert ou lespace réservé aux voyaguers est soumis à linterdiction. Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Dominica Report not provided Implemented voluntarily by private bus owners Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Ecuador En el Artículo 21, en el inciso d. de la Ley Orgánica para la Regulación y Control del Tabaco establece que se debe declarar espacios cien por ciento (100%) libres de humo de tabaco y se prohíbe fumar o mantener encendidos productos de tabaco en los medios de transporte público en general. Adicionalmente, existe la posibilidad de denunciar en caso de que se quiera o sea necesario al correo electrónico denuncias.tabaco@controlsanitario.gob.ec. Además, se realizan monitoreos aleatorios para verificar el cumplimiento de lo dispuesto en la Ley. Existe la posibilidad de denunciar en caso de que se quiera o sea necesario al correo electrónico denuncias.tabaco@controlsanitario.gob.ec. Y los monitoreos aleatorios para verificar el cumplimiento de lo dispuesto en la Ley. Está vigente desde el Reglamento al Código de la Salud (1994). existe control ciudadano. control con la Ley de Tránsito y acción policial frente a denuncias WHO Region of the Americas
Egypt غير مطبق برغم ان القانون ١٥٤ لسنه ٢٠٠٧ يمنع التدخين في المواصلات العامه غير مطبق برغم ان القانون ١٥٤ لسنه ٢٠٠٧ يمنع التدخين في المواصلات العامه Law 154 for year 2007 (not fully implemented) WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
El Salvador Ley para el Control del Tabaco. Art. 7.- Los responsables o propietarios de los lugares establecidos en el artículo anterior, colocarán letreros visibles que indiquen claramente que se prohíbe el consumo de tabaco. Este letrero tendrá las características establecidas en el reglamento de la presente Ley. Ley para el Control del Tabaco. Art. 7.- Los responsables o propietarios de los lugares establecidos en el artículo anterior, colocarán letreros visibles que indiquen claramente que se prohíbe el consumo de tabaco. Este letrero tendrá las características establecidas en el reglamento de la presente Ley. Por disposición de ley (Art. 7). todos los lugares de trabajo deben mostrar señales relativas a la prohibición total de fumar en el interior de los mismos. El propietario o responsable del lugar debe reconvenir a los y las infractoras. La ley también impone sanciones. WHO Region of the Americas
Equatorial Guinea SON MEDIDAS PARCIALES SON MEDIDAS PARCIALES Report not provided WHO African Region
Estonia In airplanes, in public transport shelters, passenger waiting rooms and passenger terminals smoking is completely banned. In trains and ferrys smoking is allowed only in smoking rooms and smoking areas (in 2017 the smoking areas will be banned since 2017) . In airplanes, in public transport shelters, passenger waiting rooms and passenger terminals smoking is completely banned. In trains and ferrys smoking is allowed only in smoking rooms and smoking areas (in 2017 the smoking areas will be banned since 2017) . smoking rooms or areas are allowed in trains and ferries all others types of public transport are smoke free WHO European Region
Ethiopia Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
European Union The Council Recommendation on smoke-free environments 2009/C 296/02 of 30 November 2009 calls on Member States to provide effective protection from exposure to tobacco smoke in public transport as stipulated by Article 8 of the FCTC and based on guidelines on protection from exposure to tobacco smoke adopted by the COP2, at the latest by 2012. The Council Recommendation on smoke-free environments 2009/C 296/02 of 30 November 2009 calls on Member States to provide effective protection from exposure to tobacco smoke in public transport as stipulated by Article 8 of the FCTC and based on guidelines on protection from exposure to tobacco smoke adopted by the COP2, at the latest by 2012. The Council Recommendation on smoke-free environments 2009/C 296/02 of 30 November 2009 calls on Member States to provide effective protection from exposure to tobacco smoke in public transport as stipulated by Article 8 of the FCTC and based on guidelines on protection from exposure to tobacco smoke adopted by the COP2 within five years of the FCTC''s entry into force for that Member State or at the latest within three years following the adoption of the Recommendation. WHO European Region
Fiji Report not provided Report not provided Complete as covered under the Tobacco Control Decree 2010 WHO Western Pacific Region
Finland Under Section 74 of the Tobacco Act (549/2016), smoking is prohibited the indoor areas of vechiles that are accessible to the public or employees or accessible to customers for the purpose of providing commercial or public services. Under Section 75, however, smoking is allowed in the home or private vechile of a customer, employee, economic operator, or self-employed person and any other indoor areas that are in the exclusive use of persons belonging to the same family and others living in the same household. Under Section 12 of the Tobacco Act, smoking is prohibited inside public means of transport. Under Section 13 of the Tobacco Act, the proprietors of public means of transport may, however, allow smoking in a room intended for this purpose or in part of the facilities or space as long as no tobacco smoke can enter those indoor premises where smoking is prohibited. A separate room or other space for smoking shall not, however, be located in conjunction with indoor premises primarily used by persons under the age of eighteen. Under Section 12 of the Tobacco Act smoking is prohibited inside public means of transport. Under Section 13 of the Tobacco Act the proprietors of public means of transport may however allow smoking in a room intended for this purpose or in part of the facilities or space as long as no tobacco smoke can enter those indoor premises where smoking is prohibited. A separate room or other space for smoking shall not however be located in conjunction with indoor premises primarily used by persons under the age of eighteen. WHO European Region
France La création de fumoirs est facultative, les sociétés gestionnaires des transports (trains, bus, metro) ont décidé de ne pas créer de fumoirs au sein des établissements sur leur responsabilité. - Interdiction complète dans les trains, cars, bus du service urbain, etc. -Interdiction partielle sur les ferrys (possibilité de fumer sur le pont) ; -l’interdiction de fumer sur les quais de gares qui ne sont pas intégralement fermés, est décidée par le préfet de département -Possibilité de créer des fumoirs dans les aéroports. Answer not provided Linterdiction de fumer est complète dans les moyens de transport collectif. Les taxis nen sont pas doù linterdiction partielle édictée au cas par cas par le biais darrêtés préfectoraux WHO European Region
Gabon Answer not provided Voir Loi antitabac articles 19 à 21 La loi venait juste d’être promulguée les textes d’application n’ont pas encore été élaborés WHO African Region
Gambia Smoking in public transport is completely banned Smoking in public transport is completely banned LEGISLATED IN 1998 WHO African Region
Georgia according to the new tobacco control legislation smoking is completely banned in all transport except open doc ferries and private taxis. The law enters into force on May 1, 2018. According to the national tobacco control law there is a provision of complete ban of smoking in public transport such as airplanes, buses, mini-buses, metro etc. in the trains and ferries there have to be specially designated areas for smoking and there is no provision at all for private taxis. Weak administrative mechanisms do not allow full enforcement of this provision and there are cases of violation in the public transportation from the drivers of buses and mini buses. According to the law tobacco smoking is completely banned in airplanes public transport. Most of the drivers of the inner city mini-buses and inter city buses are violating the ban. There is no mechanism to ban tobacco smoking in private transportation means. WHO European Region
Germany Yes Yes yes WHO European Region
Ghana Complete means "No smoking". Partial means "Designated Smoking Area" is provided for smoking Complete means No smoking is allowed. Partial means Designated Smoking Area is provided for smoking Answer not provided WHO African Region
Greece There are some taxi companies offering services to smokers. the law is violated very often by taxi drivers. There are some taxi companies offering services to smokers. the law is violated very often by taxi drivers. Total prohibition according to the Law No 3868/2010. WHO European Region
Grenada Our public transport system is provided by private owners who do not allow persons to smoke on their transport Our public transport system is provided by private owners who do not allow persons to smoke on their transport Our public transport system is provided by private owners who do not allow persons to smoke on their transport WHO Region of the Americas
Guatemala Prohibición, obligación de señalización, obligación de velar por el cumplimiento, vigilancia, sanción Prohibición, obligación de señalización, obligación de velar por el cumplimiento, vigilancia, sanción Existe prohibición en cualquier medio de transporte de uso público. colectivo o comunitario WHO Region of the Americas
Guinea Report not provided Des mesures sont prises mais non officiellement appliquées Report not provided WHO African Region
Guinea-Bissau Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO African Region
Guyana 1) No person shall smoke in the following places – (c) in or on any means of public transport, whether or not it is carrying a member of the public; or (d) in or on any means of transport at the time transporting a minor. (Tobacco Control Act, Guyana) Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Honduras El IHADFA con el apoyo de las Alcaldías Municipales, Policía de Tránsito y el Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Vial y la Sociedad Civil como la Alianza Hondureña Antitabaco vigilan constantemente el cumplimiento de que en los transportes públicos no se consuma productos derivados de tabaco. El IHADFA con el apoyo de las Alcaldías Municipales, Policía de Tránsito y el Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Vial y la Sociedad Civil como la Alianza Hondureña Antitabaco vigilan constantemente el cumplimiento de que en los transportes públicos no se consuma productos derivados de tabaco. Es una medida que se inició con la colocación y distribución de calcomanías con el mensaje de NO FUMAR porque el tabaco mata. al interior de los transportes públicos. lo cual facilitó la implementación de lo estipulado 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 al interior de dicho transportes. WHO Region of the Americas
Hungary The following rule is still in force:. No area can be designated for smoking in case of public transport local public transport services, trains local railway services, buses/coaches domestic intercity public transport services based on service schedules as well as of passenger trains in scheduled railway services. The same rule applies for areas of railway operation facilities in place for the provision of public railway services and in the accessories of the railway track that are open to the public, in the stops and stations constructed or designated as passenger boarding or alighting from the means of public transport, in waiting areas or rooms, and within a distance of 5 metres of the external borderlines of outdoor stops or waiting areas. In case of other means of public transport in service in the public transport system or in private transport services, decision on the designation of smoking areas shall be made by the operator of the service. The following rule is still in force:. No area can be designated for smoking in case of public transport local public transport services, trains local railway services, buses/coaches domestic intercity public transport services based on service schedules as well as of passenger trains in scheduled railway services. The same rule applies for areas of railway operation facilities in place for the provision of public railway services and in the accessories of the railway track that are open to the public, in the stops and stations constructed or designated as passenger boarding or alighting from the means of public transport, in waiting areas or rooms, and within a distance of 5 metres of the external borderlines of outdoor stops or waiting areas. In case of other means of public transport in service in the public transport system or in private transport services, decision on the designation of smoking areas shall be made by the operator of the service. There is no possibility to designate areas for smoking in means of public transport in local public transport services. on trains in local railway services. on buses/coaches in domestic intercity public transport services based on service schedules as well as on passenger trains in scheduled railway services. The same rule applies for areas of railway operation facilities in place for the provision of public railway services and in the accessories of the railway track that are open to the public. in the stops and stations constructed or designated to passengers boarding or alighting from the means of public transport. in waiting areas or rooms. and within a distance of 5 metres of the external borderlines of outdoor stops or waiting areas. In case of other means of public transport in service in the public transport system or in private transport services. decision on the designation of smoking areas shall be made by the operator of the service. WHO European Region
Iceland Tobacco smoking is prohibited in transport, such as vehicles, ships and aircraft, to which the public have access for payment. Management of passenger vessels may permit smoking on open decks. Management of aircraft may permit smoking in part of the passenger cabin on international commercial flights which do not call in Iceland. But it shall always be ensured that no discomfort is caused to non-smokers. On passenger vessels, staff may be permitted to smoke in accord with the provisions of art. 8. Tobacco smoking is prohibited in transport, such as vehicles, ships and aircraft, to which the public have access for payment. Management of passenger vessels may permit smoking on open decks. Management of aircraft may permit smoking in part of the passenger cabin on international commercial flights which do not call in Iceland. But it shall always be ensured that no discomfort is caused to non-smokers. On passenger vessels, staff may be permitted to smoke in accord with the provisions of art. 8. Tobacco smoking is prohibited in transport such as vehicles ships and aircraft to which the public have access for payment. Management of passenger vessels may permit smoking on open decks. Management of aircraft may permit smoking in part of the passenger cabin on international commercial flights which do not call in Iceland. But it shall always be ensured that no discomfort is caused to non-smokers. On passenger vessels staff may be permitted to smoke in accord with the provisions of art. 8. WHO European Region
India All the public conveyance, railways. In addition, sale of tobacco is also banned in railways and its premises. All the public conveyance, railways. In addition, sale of tobacco is also banned in railways and its premises. All the public conveyance. railways. In addition. sale of tobacco is banned in railways and its premises. WHO South-East Asia Region
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Smoking in all indoor public transports is completely banned and enforced. Private vehicles are subject to comply with national law but in practice due to difficulties in implementation of law, it can be seen some violations . Smoking in all indoor public transports is completely banned and enforced. Private vehicles are subject to comply with national law but in practice due to difficulties in implementation of law, it can be seen some violations . Smoking in all indoor public transports except is completely banned and enforced. Private vehicles are subject to comply with national law but in practice due to dificulties in implementation of law it can be seen some violations . WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Iraq Smokers in indoor public places, including public transport, shall be fined 10000 Iraqi dinars in accordance with the smoking control law. the traffic directorate in ministry of interior issued traffic statement NO. 1 of 2017 to prohibits smoking in the public transports and punish offenders ( owner of the vehicle) with a fine of 30000 Iraqi dinars. Article 4 of chapter 2 of tobacco control act refers to ban of smoking in the following public places: public transports. There is a complete ban on smoking in public transport (land sea and air) in place. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Ireland Smoking has been banned from all public transport since 2004 Smoking has been banned from all public transport since 2004 Smoking has been banned from all public transport since 2004 WHO European Region
Israel Report not provided Report not provided Report not provided WHO European Region
Italy It is not allowed to smoke in all the public transports. Fines for smoking where not allowed and for irregular or the absence of signs. Is not allowed to smoke in all the public transports. Fines for smoking where not allowed and for irregular or the absence of signs. Complete ban since January 10th 2005. Fines for smoking where not allowed and for irregular or non-signs posted. WHO European Region
Jamaica Tobacco smoking is banned any vehicle used for the transport of members of the public for commercial gain. Tobacco smoking is banned any vehicle used for the transport of members of the public for commercial gain. Tobacco smoking is banned any vehicle used for the transport of members of the public for commercial gain. WHO Region of the Americas
Japan Article 25 of the Health Promotion Act requires each facility manager to implement necessary measures regulating protection from exposure to tobacco smoke. Since the article does not specify the scope of the restriction, the actual application is left to the discretion of each manager. Article 25 of the Health Promotion Act requires each facility manager to implement necessary measures regulating protection from exposure to tobacco smoke. Since the article does not specify the scope of the restriction, the actual application is left to the discretion of each manager. Article 25 of the Health Promotion Act requires each facility manager to implement necessary measures regulating protection from exposure to tobacco smoke. Since the article does not specify the scope of the restriction the actual application is left to the discretion of each manager. WHO Western Pacific Region
Jordan قانون الصحة العامة وتعديلاتة وقانون السير المعدل 49 لسنة 2008 يمنع تدخين السائق في وسائط النقل العام قانون الصحة العامة وقانون السير المعدل 49 لسنة 2008 يمنع تدخين السائق في وسائط النقل العام Required under the Public Health Act No. 47 of 2008 and to prevent smoking in public places and public transportation and traffic law No. 49 of 2008 which prohibits smoking of the drivers of public transport facilities. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Kazakhstan Полный запрет, при выявлении нарушения- административный штраф Report not provided In public places completely non-smoking and only trains of distant destination smoking is permitted in designated areas. WHO European Region
Kenya Complete ban. Complete ban. Complete ban WHO African Region
Kiribati Enclosed transport under local council bye law and further strengthen following the enactment of the Tobacco Control Act 2013 Enclosed transport under local council bye law and further strengthen following the enactment of the Tobacco Control Act 2013 Enclosed transport under Local council bye law and further strengthened following the enactment of the Tobacco Control Act (2013 WHO Western Pacific Region
Kuwait يمنع التدخين في وسائل التقل العامة بحكم القانون in progress Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Kyrgyzstan Report not provided не полный, так все еще предусматривается частичный запрет в поездах местного и дальнего сообщения, хотя в там не выделяются отдельные вагоны для курения Complete ban WHO European Region
Lao People's Democratic Republic All public transportation are ban All public transportation are ban Still face difficulties in implementing smoke free transports for international public transports such as Laos-Vietnam. WHO Western Pacific Region
Latvia In long-distance trains and ships separate wagons or cabins for smokers are allowed. In long-distance trains and ships separate wagons or cabins for smokers are allowed. Smoking is banned in all public means of transport and taxis with the exception of long-distance trains and ships where there may be separate railway carriages or cabins designated for smoking WHO European Region
Lebanon Smoking is banned in all public transport. Smoking is banned in all public transport. Smoking is banned in all public transport. according to Law 174 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 نص قرار من رئاسة الوزارء 206 لسنة 2009 على الحظر الكامل أو الجزئي نص قرار من رئاسة الوزارء 206 لسنة 2009 على الحظر الكامل أو الجزئي The decision of the prime minister provide for full or partial ban. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Lithuania Please see item no. C225 Article 19. Restriction on the Usage of Tobacco Products, Law on Tobacco control Republic of Lithuania Law on Tobacco control Republic of Lithuania https://www.e-tar.lt/portal/lt/legalAct/abfca110957511e4862ed7d5b632e0aa id279788 WHO European Region
Luxembourg Linterdiction est totale dans tous les transports publics. Le nouveau Projet de loi propose détendre linterdiction de fumer et de vapoter dans tous les transports public y compris, les taxis. Total même à l’arrêt WHO European Region
Madagascar sensibilisation par mass media vulgarisation du texte au niveau des communes urbaines et dans les régions Affichage des autocollants faire respecter l’interdiction en prenant toutes les mesures pour dissuader les usagers formation du corps de contrôle. WHO African Region
Malaysia Under Regulation 11, Control of Tobacco Product Regulation, 2004, complete ban of smoking activities in public transport (Regulation 11 e) currently it is completely banned in public transport Currently it is completely banned in public transport WHO Western Pacific Region
Maldives Applicable only when passengers are carried Applicable only when passengers are carried Ferries cargo sea carriers land taxis have a ban. Also in terms of private vehicles smoking while riding a motorcycle including for a back seat passenger is also banned (by transport Law). Also ferry terminals both indoor and outdoor as well as bus stops have a ban on smoking WHO South-East Asia Region
Mali Il est formellement interdit de fumer dans les transports en commun Il est formellement interdit de fumer dans les transports en commun Loi antitabac 2010 voir http://www.who.int/entity/fctc/reporting/party_reports/mali_annex3_anti_tobacco_act_2010_fr.pdf WHO African Region
Malta Total Total Complete ban. WHO European Region
Marshall Islands THIS IS COVERED IN THE LAW ALREADY THIS IS COVERED IN THE LAW ALREADY Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Mauritania - - Answer not provided WHO African Region
Mauritius Complete ban in public transports There is a complete ban of smoking in all public transport. Smoking is banned in all public transport including taxis vehicles carrying workers to and from their place of work. WHO African Region
Mexico Está prohibido, sin embargo, la ley no incluye embarcaciones. Existen sanciones económicas, para quien incumpla con lo dispuesto en la ley y su reglamento. Está prohibido, sin embargo, la ley no incluye embarcaciones. Existen sanciones económicas, para quien incumpla con lo dispuesto en la ley y su reglamento. Prohibición total de fumar en los transportes públicos. en caso de verificarse incumplimiento a la normatividad en materia de tabaco. así como evidencia de personas fumando. cigarrillos o colillas de cigarro. la autoridad sanitaria impone las medidas de seguridad correspondientes así como la sanción administrativa conducente. Colocar en el interior y en el exterior los letreros. logotipos y emblemas que establezca la Secretaría. WHO Region of the Americas
Micronesia (Federated States of) Banning of smoking in public and private transportations are true for some of the states in FSM. Banning of smoking in public and private transportations are true for some of the states in FSM. This is partial as some states had not yet enforced the law. The public need to be informed first which will require the translation of the tobacco control law and disseminated through radio or newspaper. The State of Kosrae is the only state that have complete ban. WHO Western Pacific Region
Mongolia 100 percent ban Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Montenegro Public transport by air, road and rail transport and maritime and inland navigation; airport terminal waiting room and closed the railway and road traffic, as well as taxi transport and official transportation Public transport by air, road and rail transport and maritime and inland navigation; airport terminal waiting room and closed the railway and road traffic, as well as taxi transport and official transportation Public transport by air road and rail transport and maritime and inland navigation; airport terminal waiting room and closed the railway and road traffic as well as taxi transport and official transportation; WHO European Region
Myanmar The Article 6 in Chapter IV of “The Control of smoking and consumption of tobacco product law” defines non-smoking areas which includes public transports such as motor vehicles and aircrafts for passenger transport. But, the Article 7 of that Chapter mentions the non-smoking areas with designated smoking places. Those include: railway stations, airports, ports, highway bus terminals, and trains and vessels for passenger transport. . The Article 6 in Chapter IV of “The Control of smoking and consumption of tobacco product law” defines non-smoking areas which includes public transports such as motor vehicles and aircrafts for passenger transport. But, the Article 7 of that Chapter mentions the non-smoking areas with designated smoking places. Those include: railway stations, airports, ports, highway bus terminals, and trains and vessels for passenger transport. The Article 6 in Chapter IV of “The Control of smoking and consumption of tobacco product law” defines non-smoking areas which includes public transports such as motor vehicles and aircrafts for passenger transport. But the Article 7 of that Chapter mentions the non-smoking areas with designated smoking places. Those include: railway stations airports ports highway bus terminals and trains and vessels for passenger transport. 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 Tobacco smoking is completely banned in all public transports. Report not provided Tobacco smoking is completely banned in all public transports. WHO South-East Asia Region
Netherlands We consider public transport as the moving vehicle. There are no smoking rooms in public transport. At stations a smoking room is allowed or outside in the open air. We consider public transport as the moving vehicle. There are no smoking rooms in public transport. At stations a smoking room is allowed or outside in the open air. 2002: ban of smoking in airplanes; 2004: ban of smoking in public transport. WHO European Region
New Zealand The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 prohibits smoking in passenger vehicles such as buses, taxis, aircraft, trains ferries, etc. The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 prohibits smoking in passenger vehicles such as buses, taxis, aircraft, trains ferries, etc. The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 prohibits smoking in passenger service vehicles such as buses and taxis. WHO Western Pacific Region
Nicaragua Answer not provided Answer not provided Report not provided WHO Region of the Americas
Niger Report not provided Dans certains moyens de transport comme les avions, les bus linterdiction est complète. Report not provided WHO African Region
Nigeria Complete ban Complete ban Answer not provided WHO African Region
Niue Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Norway Smoking is forbidden in public transportation. Smoking is forbidden in public transportation. Ban on smoking regulated in the Tobacco Control Act Section 25. WHO European Region
Oman مطبق مطبق There is a ministerial decree banning smoking in all enclosed public places. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Pakistan Under Section-6 of the “Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance, 2002”, use of tobacco products at any public service vehicle including wagon, bus, taxi, other public transports and also railways and aeroplanes is prohibited. Tobacco Control Cell is coordinating with transport authorities to ensure enforcement of the law. Under Section-6 of the “Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance, 2002”, use of tobacco products at any public service vehicle including wagon, bus, taxi, other public transports and also railways and aeroplanes is prohibited. Tobacco Control Cell is coordinating with transport authorities to ensure enforcement of the law. Prohibition of Smoking & Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance 2002 (Section-6) has introduced restrictions on smoking in public service vehicle including wagon bus taxi other public transports and also railways and aeroplanes. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Palau Smoking is allowed in outdoor areas of ferries. The Tobacco Act only applies to flights originating and ending in Palau – in other words, inter-island flights. Smoking is allowed in outdoor areas of ferries. The Tobacco Act only applies to flights originating and ending in Palau – in other words, inter-island flights. Smoking is allowed in outdoor areas of ferries. The Tobacco Act only applies to flights originating and ending in Palau – in other words interisland flights. 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 En este caso y en atención a lo dispuesto en el Artículo 12 de del Decreto Ejecutivo No. 230 de mayo de 2008. Los propietarios. gerentes o administradores de los ambientes públicos y privados donde está prohibido fumar. en garantía de cumplir con el deber de asegurar que el público en general y sus empleados cumplan con las disposiciones del artículo 5 de la Ley 13 de 2008. por cuenta propia y en un término no mayor de 3 meses contados a partir de la promulgación de este Decreto. deberán: 1. Colocar letreros en lugares visibles con el siguiente mensaje: PROHIBIDO FUMAR. Ley 13 de 24 de enero de 2008. Denuncias a la línea caliente del Ministerio de Salud. 2. El tamaño del letrero debe ser como mínimo 8 ½ por 14 pulgadas y estar colocado a una altura de 1.5 metros de altura del piso. Los letreros deben colocarse en todas las entradas. principales y secundarias del establecimiento; como en aquellas áreas específicas donde se establezca la prohibición de fumar. Se recomienda que dichos carteles incluyan el logo universal de no fumar. (Anexo A). 3. La advertencia PROHIBIDO FUMAR debe estar impresa utilizando colores contrastantes. letra arial de color negro. resaltado en negrita No. 90. en mayúscula cerrada. El fundamento legal deberá estar impreso en letra arial de color negro. resaltado en negrita No. 45. en mayúscula cerrada. El número de la línea telefónica asignada por el Ministerio de la Salud. deberá estar impreso en letra arial No. 30. resaltada en negritas y colores contrastantes. 4. Adoptar políticas y procedimientos que deberán seguir los empleados para impedir el uso del tabaco en los lugares en los que se encuentre prohibido fumar. En caso que un empleado fume. en violación de la ley. el gerente o encargado deberá tomar las medidas disciplinarias correspondientes. 5. Solicitar a toda persona que este fumando en lugares prohibidos que se abstenga de dicha acción por ser violatoria a la Ley 13 de 2008. Ante la negativa de esta solicitud. exigir al infractor que abandone las instalaciones y en caso necesario solicitar asistencia a la Policía Nacional para hacer cumplir la exigencia del desalojo. Parágrafo: Los propietarios y/o gerentes de los establecimientos indicarán a los invidentes la prohibición de no fumar anunciada en el establecimiento. El cumplimiento de esta normativa es vigilado por el cuerpo de Inspectores de Saneamiento Ambiental y del personal responsable de la protección alimentaria en el país. así como de la Sociedad Civil y la población en general. Las acciones de vigilancia se cumplen aplicando dos metodologías. las inspecciones rutinarias. programadas y operativos especiales. ambos en ambientes públicos o privados. La atención de las quejas es un aspecto básico para garantizar el cumplimiento de la norma entre las quejas atendidas con mayor frecuencia que han sido reportadas a la línea cliente 311 durante los años 2011 y 2012 se cuentan: Principales Quejas Reportadas al 311 durante la vigencia de la WHO Region of the Americas
Papua New Guinea Land Transport Board and Traffic take charge of smoke free transport. Land Transport Board and Traffice take charge of smoke free transport. Complete Ban but enforcement is weaker WHO Western Pacific Region
Paraguay La Ley Nº 5538/15, en su Capitulo III Articulo 9, prohíbe el consumo de tabaco en transporte de uso publico. La Ley Nº 5538/15, en su Capitulo III Articulo 9, prohíbe el consumo de tabaco en transporte de uso publico. Las 70 Ordenanzas prohíben fumar en todo transporte público. WHO Region of the Americas
Peru Ley que modifica la Ley Nº 28705, Ley General para la prevención y control de los riesgos del consumo del tabaco, para adecuarse al convenio marco de la organización mundial de la salud (OMS) para el control del tabaco. “Artículo 3º.- De la protección contra la exposición al humo del tabaco 3.1. Prohíbase fumar en los establecimientos dedicados a la salud o a la educación, en las dependencias públicas, en los interiores de los lugares de trabajo, en los espacios públicos cerrados y en cualquier medio de transporte público, los que son ambientes ciento por ciento libres de humo de tabaco. Con relación al artículo 5 del Reglamento de la Ley, el Ministerio cumple los artículos 12 y 48 del mismos, en donde se otorgan facultades de inspección y sancionadora; para ello se viene realizando inspecciones de ambientes libres de humo de tabaco, verificando la inexistencia de personas con cigarrillos encendidos o fumando dentro del perímetro del local comercial. - Según Decreto Supremo N° 001-2011-SA. en su artículo 5 y sus numerales 5.1 y 5.2 su alcance es completo - A través de la Resolución MINISTERIAL Nº 415-2012-MINSA se aprobó la Norma Técnica de Salud para Inspecciones de ambientes 100% libres de humo de tabaco WHO Region of the Americas
Philippines Tobacco smoking is prohibited in all public conveyances including airplanes, buses, taxis, jeepney and tricycles. Not included in the ban are ferries and private motor vehicles. Tobacco smoking is prohibited in all public conveyances including airplanes, buses, taxis, jeepney and tricycles. Not included in the ban are ferries and private motor vehicles. Send email to MMDA for explanation WHO Western Pacific Region
Poland Full ban Full ban Answer not provided WHO European Region
Portugal Complete ban in public transport. Complete ban in public transport. Complete ban WHO European Region
Qatar LAW NO. 10 OF 2016 ON THE CONTROL OF TOBACCO AND ITS DERIVATIVES defines Means of public transport: methods of public transport, such as taxis, buses, planes, ships, boats, intended for use by and transporting of the public. Means of public transport for ministries and other government entities, authorities, public and private institutions, also fall under the same public transport category. and smoking is prohibited in all. it also covers Article 18 Without prejudice to any more severe penalty stipulated in any other law, a penalty not exceeding three thousand (3000) Riyals shall be imposed on anyone who smokes cigarettes while driving a vehicle in the presence of any person under the age of 18. according to article 10 smoking is prohibited in all means of public transports. Fines of not less than two hundred riyals and not more than five hundred riyals are to be applied for smoking cigarettes or tobacco or its derivatives in places where smoking is forbidden. or in case of allowing smoking in places where smoking is banned. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Republic of Korea The whole of the following facilities are designated as non-smoking area. -The public transport including lobbies, platforms and underground passages in transportation facilities such as airports, ferries, railway stations, bus terminals, taxis, transportation with a seating capacity of at least 16 passengers, children transport vehicles. The whole of the following facilities are designated as non-smoking area. -The public transport including lobbies, platforms and underground passages in transportation facilities such as airports, ferries, railway stations, bus terminals, other types of transportation with a seating capacity of at least 16 passengers, children transport vehicles. The whole of the following facilities will be designated as non-smoking area. The public transport including lobbies platforms and underground passages in transportation facilities such as airports ferries railway stations bus terminals other types of transportation with more than 16 seats children transport vehicles. WHO Western Pacific Region
Republic of Moldova Public transport companies and transport units are periodically verified by the police. Public transport companies and transport units are periodically verified by the police. The Law no. 278 of 14.12.2007 on tobacco and tobacco products Article 16. Restrictions on smoking in public places namely auto and air transport. WHO European Region
Romania Report not provided Report not provided Total ban. WHO European Region
Russian Federation Report not provided Согласно статье 12 Федерального закона от 23.02.2013 курение запрещено в следующих местах: поезда дальнего следования; воздушные суда; все виды общественного транспорта городского и пригородного сообщения, включая суда для перевозки пассажиров по городским и пригородным маршрутам; станции метрополитена, железнодорожные вокзалы, автовокзалы, аэропорты, морские и речные порты; территория ближе чем в 15 метрах от входа на вокзалы, станции и аэропорты. При этом по решению собственника возможно курение в специально выделенных местах на открытом воздухе или в изолированных помещениях, которые оборудованы системами вентиляции и организованы на судах, находящихся в дальнем плавании, при оказании услуг по перевозкам пассажиров. Требования и нормативы для организации мест (изолированных помещений) для курения табака оснащения их эффективными вентиляционными системами введены Приказом Минстроя России N 756/пр, Минздрава России N 786н от 28.11.2014 Answer not provided WHO European Region
Rwanda The 2013 Rwanda tobacco control law is under implementation 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 Smoking is not allowed on public buses based on Transport Board guidelines. 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 Complete ban, signs to be displayed. Complete ban, signs to be displayed. Report not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
San Marino Answer not provided Answer not provided Smoking is forbidden in all public transport. Smoking is not allowed while driving private vehicles. WHO European Region
Sao Tome and Principe Artículo 5 Prohibición de fumar en los medios de transporte 1. Está prohibido fumar en los vehículos destinados al transporte público público. 2. En los barcos con una duración de viaje superior a una hora sólo se permitirá fumar en las zonas descubiertas, sin perjuicio de las limitaciones contenidas en los reglamentos emitidos por las empresas transportadoras o por las capitanías de puertos. Report not provided Also there is the aforementioned draft law a provision on banning smoking in public transport WHO African Region
Saudi Arabia يمنع تماما يمنع تماما Answer not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Senegal il est également interdit de fumer dans les transports publics ( article 18 de la loi) Answer not provided L’indiction est complète et totale WHO African Region
Serbia Smoking is completely banned in all public transportation, including taxis and in all vehicles used as a workplaces, as well as in all waiting rooms and lounges. Smoking is completely banned in all public transportation, including taxis and in all vehicles used as a work places, as well as in all waiting rooms and lounges. Smoking is completely banned in all public transportation including taxis and in all vehicles used as a work place as well as in all waiting rooms and lounges. WHO European Region
Seychelles Total ban in all public transports came in to force and implemented in Seychelles since September 2009. Public transports refer to any publicly or privately operated mode of all transports used for the carriage of the members of the public, whether for hire or reward Total ban in all public transports came in to force and implemented in Seychelles since September 2009. Public transports refer to any publicly or privately operated mode of all transports used for the carriage of the members of the public, whether for hire or reward Total ban in all public transports came in to force and implemented in Seychelles since September 2009. Public transports refer to any publicly or privately operated mode of all transports used for the carriage of the members of the public whether for hire or reward. WHO African Region
Sierra Leone Answer not provided Answer not provided Answer not provided WHO African Region
Singapore Please refer to the above link for types of public transport covered under NEAs Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act. In addition, under the Air Navigation Act (Division 5, Section 8B (4) (b) administered by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), smoking is prohibited in any compartment of a Singapore aircraft. [Source:https://sso.agc.gov.sg/Act/ANA1966 ] For trains, the Rapid Transit Systems Regulations (Part III, Section 6(a)) prohibits smoking in any part of the railway premises where smoking is expressly prohibited by notice. [Source: https://sso.agc.gov.sg/SL/RTSA1995-RG1?DocDate=20100913&ValidDate=20140330&TransactionDate=20140330 For board vessels such as ships, ferries etc. smoking in or near any part of a vessel is prohibited unless permitted to do so by the master or person-in-charge – under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Port) Regulations (Part II, Section 15 (1)). [Source: https://sso.agc.gov.sg/SL/MPASA1996-RG7?DocDate=20120502 Please refer to the above link for types of public transport covered under NEAs Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act. In addition, under the Air Navigation Act (Division 5, Section 8B (4) (b) ) administered by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), smoking is prohibited in any compartment of a Singapore aircraft. [Source: http://www.caas.gov.sg/caasWeb2010/export/sites/caas/en/PDF_Documents/Legislation/2.1.3.pdf] For trains, the Rapid Transit Systems Regulations (Part III, Section 6(a)) prohibits smoking in any part of the railway premises where smoking is expressly prohibited by notice. [Source: http://statutes.agc.gov.sg/aol/search/display/view.w3p;page=0;query=CompId%3Aecf785ab-3afc-444d-8f66-6244d6a70780%20ValidTime%3A20140330000000%20TransactionTime%3A20140330000000;rec=0 For board vessels such as ships, ferries etc. smoking in or near any part of a vessel is prohibited unless permitted to do so by the master or person-in-charge – under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Port) Regulations (Part II, Section 15 (1)). [Source: http://statutes.agc.gov.sg/aol/search/display/view.w3p;ident=5a962993-c46b-4e4e-af5a-fa1da9885baa;page=0;query=CompId%3A254182c8-ccef-4a0d-90f3-7b37d0410103%20ValidTime%3A20140324000000%20TransactionTime%3A20140324000000;rec=0#pr15-he- Please refer to the above link for places covered under NEA''s Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) Act. In addition under the Air Navigation Act (Chapter 6 section 3) administered by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) smoking is prohibited in any compartment of a Singapore aircraft. [Source: http://www.caas.gov.sg/caasWeb2010/export/sites/caas/en/PDF_Documents/Legislation/2.1.3.pdf] For trains the Rapid Transit Systems Regulations prohibits smoking in any part of the railway premises where smoking is expressly prohibited by notice. [Source: http://statutes.agc.gov.sg/aol/search/display/view.w3p;page=0;query=CompId%3Aecf785ab-3afc-444d-8f66-6244d6a70780%20ValidTime%3A20140330000000%20TransactionTime%3A20140330000000;rec=0 For board vessels such as ships ferries etc. – under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Port) Regulations. [Source: http://statutes.agc.gov.sg/aol/search/display/view.w3p;ident=5a962993-c46b-4e4e-af5a-fa1da9885baa;page=0;query=CompId%3A254182c8-ccef-4a0d-90f3-7b37d0410103%20ValidTime%3A20140324000000%20TransactionTime%3A20140324000000;rec=0#pr15-he- WHO Western Pacific Region
Slovakia In private transport there is prohibited smoking when is a child in car. In private transport there is prohibited smoking when is a child in car. Total ban of smoking covers all public transport vehicles WHO European Region
Slovenia See: Restriction on the Use of Tobacco and Related Products Act (Official Gazette of RS, Nos. 9/17 and 29/17) and Rules on the Requirements to be met by the smoking room (Official Gazette of RS, no. 52/17) in slovene available on: http://www.pisrs.si/Pis.web/pregledPredpisa?id=ZAKO6717 It shall be prohibited to smoke or use tobacco, tobacco products and related products (Related products are: electronic cigarettes with and without nicotine, herbal products for smoking and novel tobacco products), apart from chewing tobacco and nasal tobacco, in any enclosed public places or work places, as well as in all vehicles (also private cars) in the presence of persons younger than 18. Furthermore, smoking or using tobacco, tobacco products and related products, apart from chewing tobacco and nasal tobacco, shall be prohibited in spaces that are not considered enclosed spaces under this Act if they form part of associated appertaining land of premises where child-care or educational services are performed. Smoking or the use of tobacco, tobacco products and related products shall be allowed: - in areas specially designated for smokers in accommodation facilities and other providers of overnight stays, - in senior citizens’ homes and prisons in areas not intended for common use, if only smokers reside there, - in areas specially designated for smokers in psychiatric hospitals and in areas specially designated for smokers at other treatment providers for mental patients, - in designated smoking rooms. Designated smoking rooms shall not be allowed in areas where health care, child care or education are provided. Owners, tenants or managers of spaces where smoking is prohibited shall be responsible for upholding the prohibition on smoking and the use of tobacco, tobacco products and related products. Designated smoking rooms must meet the following conditions: - the space must be regulated so that air contaminated with tobacco smoke cannot flow freely from it into other spaces; - the space may not be designed for passage into other areas, and may not exceed more than 20% of the total surface area of a public space and/or work premises; - the space must be designed exclusively for smoking, with the service of food and beverages not allowed in the space; - food and beverages may not be brought into the space. Public place shall be a space accessible to the wider public or a space for common use, regardless of ownership or rights of access. These are spaces intended for providing activities in health care, nursery, child care, education, social care, hygiene care and other similar activities, transport, public transport, trade, hospitality and tourism, sport and recreation and culture, the use of which is intended for the general public under the same conditions. In particular, the public spaces referred to in the preceding paragraph include waiting rooms, meeting rooms, cinemas, theatres, health care, educational and social institutions, hospitality premises and shops, hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons, body care, pedicure, piercing and tattooing salons and similar salons, premises of societies that are accessible to the public, sports halls, public transport vehicles, lifts, cable cars, underpasses, gangways, passageways, staircases and corridors, public toilets and other spaces where individuals could be unwillingly exposed to the smoke of tobacco products or other related products. Work place shall be any space, including business vehicles, under the control of an employer in which works or services are provided for the employer for payment or otherwise. Work premises include not only areas in which work is done, but also all related spaces used by workers during work, including e.g. hallways, elevators, stairwells, foyers, common areas, cafés, toilets, salons, canteens and extensions such as sheds and shacks. Enclosed space shall be a space covered by a roof, with more than a half of the surface of associated walls or sides being enclosed, regardless of the material used for the roof, walls and sides, and regardless of whether the building is permanent or temporary. Windows and doors shall be regarded as a part of the enclosed surface. If the roof surface is greater than half the surface of the space delimited by associated walls, and more than half of the surface of these walls is completely enclosed, the space is regarded as enclosed public space. A wall or side of a building shall be any part of a space or any surface that borders the space at its sides, regardless of the type of material used and regardless of whether this surface is permanent or temporary. Associated walls of a space shall be all walls that are located under the roof, regardless of whether they touch the roof directly or not. If the walls are located at a distance from the roof (to the left, right, front, back), the closest wall shall be regarded as the associated wall. The roof or ceiling shall be any part of a space or any surface that borders or encloses a space at the top, regardless of the type of material used and regardless of whether this surface is permanent or temporary. The Act Amending the Restriction of the Use of Tobacco Products Act bans smoking in all means of public transport: Restriction of the use of tobacco products (Official Gazette of RS, Nos. 93/07 - official consolidated text) The Act Amending the Restriction of the Use of Tobacco Products Act bans smoking in all means of public transport. WHO European Region
Solomon Islands No Smoking in public transport is prohibited, provision given for an area allocated on ferries to smoke which should be at the back of the ferries where the smoke will not drift back into the ferry. Report not provided No Smoking in public transport is prohibited provision given for an area allocated on ferries to smoke WHO Western Pacific Region
South Africa Smoking on all public transport is totally banned Smoking on all public transport is totally banned Smoking on all public transport is totally banned WHO African Region
Spain La Ley 28/2005 prohíbe fumar en: - los vehículos o medios de transporte colectivo urbano e interurbano, vehículos de transporte de empresa, taxis, ambulancias, funiculares y teleféricos, - todos los espacios del transporte suburbano, - los medios de transporte ferroviario y marítimo, salvo en los espacios al aire libre, - las aeronaves con origen y destino en territorio nacional y en todos los vuelos de compañías aéreas españolas, incluidos aquellos compartidos con vuelos de compañías extranjeras. - Puesto que los vehículos comerciales de uso laboral son un lugar de trabajo, dada la prohibición de fumar tabaco en lugares de trabajo interiores señalada en el punto anterior, está implícita la prohibición de fumar en los mismos (camiones, furgonetas de reparto, coches de empresa y demás similares). La Ley 28/2005 prohíbe fumar en: - los vehículos o medios de transporte colectivo urbano e interurbano, vehículos de transporte de empresa, taxis, ambulancias, funiculares y teleféricos, - todos los espacios del transporte suburbano, - los medios de transporte ferroviario y marítimo, salvo en los espacios al aire libre, - las aeronaves con origen y destino en territorio nacional y en todos los vuelos de compañías aéreas españolas, incluidos aquellos compartidos con vuelos de compañías extranjeras. - Puesto que los vehículos comerciales de uso laboral son un lugar de trabajo, dada la prohibición de fumar tabaco en lugares de trabajo interiores señalada en el punto anterior, está implícita la prohibición de fumar en los mismos (camiones, furgonetas de reparto, coches de empresa y demás similares). La Ley 42/2010 prohíbe fumar en: - los vehículos o medios de transporte colectivo urbano e interurbano. vehículos de transporte de empresa. taxis. ambulancias. funiculares y teleféricos. - todos los espacios del transporte suburbano. - los medios de transporte ferroviario y marítimo. salvo en los espacios al aire libre. - las aeronaves con origen y destino en territorio nacional y en todos los vuelos de compañías aéreas españolas. incluidos aquellos compartidos con vuelos de compañías extranjeras. - Puesto que los vehículos comerciales de uso laboral son un lugar de trabajo. dada la prohibición de fumar tabaco en lugares de trabajo interiores señalada en el punto anterior. está implícita la prohibición de fumar en los mismos (camiones. furgonetas de reparto. coches de empresa y demás similares). WHO European Region
Sri Lanka Banned in all forms of public transport. Banned in all forms of public transport. Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Sudan تطبيقي الحظر جزئي حيث يستخدم التبغ الذي لا يدخن في المواصلات العامة Report not provided Report not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Suriname Tobacco Law SB no 39 2013 Tobacco Law SB no 39 2013 Suriname is implementing the comprehensive Tobacco Legislation WHO Region of the Americas
Swaziland Report not provided This has been enforced legally but there is no information in place. Report not provided WHO African Region
Sweden It is permitted to arrange designated smoking areas. It is permitted to arrange designated smoking areas. It is permitted to arrange designated smoking areas WHO European Region
Syrian Arab Republic تدابير كاملة :يمنع الدخين في وسائل النقل العامة تدابير كاملة :يمنع الدخين في وسائل النقل العامة Report not provided WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Tajikistan Report not provided Report not provided Complete ban in public transportation. WHO European Region
Thailand The Notification of Ministrial of Public Health No.19 B.E.2553 (A.D.2010) states that public vehicles in active service, either with or without passengers and public transport stations shall be designated as non-smoking areas. The Notification of Ministrial of Public Health No.19 B.E.2553 (A.D.2010) states that public vehicles in active service, either with or without passengers and public transport stations shall be designated as non-smoking areas. The Notification of Ministrial of Public Health No.19 B.E.2553 (A.D.2010) states that public vehicles in active service. either with or without passengers and public transport stations shall be designated as non-smoking areas.   WHO South-East Asia Region
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Answer not provided Answer not provided Measures are concerning in the direction of controls by the inspection for consistent implementation of the legal provisions. WHO European Region
Timor-Leste There is a circulated on banning tobacco smoking in workplace specifically at government building, public transport and public places. Report not provided Report not provided WHO South-East Asia Region
Togo TOTALE TOTALE Total WHO African Region
Tonga Complete ban as stated in the TCA 2014 Complete ban as stated in the TCA 2014 Same as above WHO Western Pacific Region
Trinidad and Tobago Complete ban on smoking in public transport. Kindly note that Trinidad and Tobago does not have trains. Complete ban on smoking in public transport. Kindly note that Trinidad and Tobago does not have trains. Kindly note that Trinidad and Tobago does not have trains. WHO Region of the Americas
Tunisia Seulement les courts trajets Seulement les courts trajets Seulement les courts trajets. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Turkey Smokefree Law covers all public transport Smokefree Law covers all public transport Answer not provided WHO European Region
Turkmenistan Answer not provided Статья 24 Закона о борьбе с табаком Law of Turkmenistan ''On health protection from exposure to tobacco smoke and the effects of tobacco consumption'' from December 18 2013 a presidential decree banning smoking number PP - 30/13 dated 12 January 2002 a smoking ban for drivers when driving means on the basis of traffic rules of the State Service of Road Control. WHO European Region
Tuvalu Report not provided Report not provided Answer not provided WHO Western Pacific Region
Uganda Report not provided This is mainly due to self regulations by the passengers. This is mainly due to self-regulations by the passengers WHO African Region
Ukraine Smoking is banned in all kinds of public transport Smoking is banned in all kinds of public transport Answer not provided 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 For England, the Smoke-free (Exemptions and Vehicles) Regulations set out the vehicles required to be smoke-free including those used by members of the public. The Smoke-free (Vehicle Operators and penalty Notices) Regulations set out the responsibility on vehicle operators to prevent smoking in smoke-free vehicles and the form for fixed penalty notices. For England, the Smoke-free (Exemptions and Vehicles) Regulations set out the vehicles required to be smoke-free including those used by members of the public. The Smoke-free (Vehicle Operators and penalty Notices) Regulations set out the responsibility on vehicle operators to prevent smoking in smoke-free vehicles and the form for fixed penalty notices. For England the Smoke-free (Exemptions and Vehicles) Regulations set out the vehicles required to be smoke-free including those used by member of the public. The Smoke-free (Vehicle Operators and penalty Notices) Regulations set out the responsibility on vehicle operators to prevent smoking in smoke-free vehicles and the form for fixed penalty notices. WHO European Region
United Republic of Tanzania Answer not provided Answer not provided Administrative but well administers by the help of the public users of the transport WHO African Region
Uruguay Se prohibe fumar sin excepciones en todo medio de transporte de uso público, como autobuses, taxis, etc. La prohibición incluye todo tipo de vehículo usado para trabajar, en tanto constituye un "lugar de trabajo". Se prohibe fumar sin excepciones en todo medio de transporte de uso público, como autobuses, taxis, etc. La prohibición incluye todo tipo de vehículo usado para trabajar, en tanto constituye un "lugar de trabajo". Se prohíbe fumar o mantener productos de tabaco encendidos en todo medio de transporte de uso público. como autobuses. taxis. trenes. etc. La prohibición incluye todo tipo de vehículo usado para trabajar. en tanto constituye un “lugar de trabajo”. WHO Region of the Americas
Uzbekistan Report not provided Для полного осуществления запрета табакокурения на общественном транспорте при участии заинтересованных министерств и ведомств разрабатывается проект приказа Министерством здравоохранения, предусматривающее утверждение положения об изготовлении и размещении предупреждающих знаков, запрещающие употребление табачной продукции и информирующих знаков о расположении специально отведенных мест для употребление табачной продукции. According to the ''State program'' Year of a healthy child '' . approved by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan is developing a draft law on amendments and supplements to the Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan on administrative responsibility . providing for increasing fines for smoking in public transport . WHO European Region
Vanuatu Report not provided Act says public transport to be smoke-free “while carrying passengers”, which is a loophole. It is covered under article 8(2) of Tobacco Control Act 19. 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 Smoking is banned in all indoor public transport except for trains and ferries where separate designated smoking areas are allowed WHO Western Pacific Region
Yemen تنفيذ حظر التدخين في وسائل النقل بين المدن جيد لكن داخل المدن يختلف مستوى تنفيذه من مدينة الى أخرى تنفيذ حظر التدخين في وسائل النقل بين المدن جيد لكن داخل المدن يختلف مستوى تنفيذه من مدينة الى أخرى In the transportation between cities the ban is implemented fully but still partial measures in some cities and non-existent in many of them. WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Zambia As above As above Report not provided WHO African Region
Zimbabwe See attached SI 264 OF 2002, Public Health ( Tobacco Control ) Regulations of 2002 See attached SI 264 OF 2002 Report not provided WHO African Region
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