Violating the law is punishable by a fine of SAR 200, which increases for repeat violations.[211]. No-smoking . This makes Uruguay the first country in South America to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces. descriptors such as "light" or "mild") The Act totally prohibits tobacco advertisement, promotion and sponsorship, restricting the appearance of tobacco in domestic videos and movies to educational clips produced for the purpose of health promotion. [197], Smoking is banned in "indoor public places" such as schools, office buildings and public institutions, though specially designed smoking areas may be established on the premises under certain conditions. Starting 1 June 2013, smoking in workplaces, on aircraft, trains and municipal transport as well as in schools, hospitals, cultural institutions and government buildings has been restricted and tobacco advertising and sponsorship forbidden. Since April 2008 the law has covered Mexico City, and since 28 August 2008 the law has been extended nationwide, although now some restaurants and other public places have the same designated areas for smokers as those that existed before the introduction of the law. This was over concerns about the threat of fire, as it is the second largest wooden building in the world. [271], Anti-smoking groups estimate that as many as a third of Uruguay's 3.4 million people smoke. Other sources of advertising on newspapers, magazines of tobacco products is not fully restricted. Enforcement of this law is the responsibility of the Slovak Business Inspection (SOI) service. Those with no data appear in grey on the map above. Ivory Coast has a smoking ban in place.[131]. [255] The Act prohibits the cultivation, harvest, manufacture, supply, and distribution of tobacco, as well as the manufacture, supply, distribution, sale, and purchase of tobacco products within Bhutan. Previously non-smoking areas had to be larger than half of the total area of the establishment. smaller than 80 sq m can choose whether to ban smoking or not, and outlets larger than this margin have to have divided areas for smokers and non-smokers. Smoking in public indoor areas is restricted in Nairobi, Kenya, since July 2007. Violators will be fined a minimum of 180.000 colones (US$355). [278] Smoking was banned in enclosed indoor spaces and public facilities in Ho Chi Minh City in 2005 with the exception of entertainment areas. Smoking largely remains permitted outdoors, apart from railway stations. (Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt): It depends on where you go. In effect, restaurants are almost always smoke-free as are most cafes whose trade is mainly for food, whereas in bars the law is ignored by customers and bar owners alike. smoking floors or smoking rooms) at the discretion of the patron. Effective April 2010, Paraguay has restricted smoking in all indoor areas including bars and restaurants.[187]. Morocco's House of Representatives unanimously passed a smoke-free law pertaining to public places on 26 June 1995 (Dahir n° 1-91-112 law n° 15-91). Those who bring their own tobacco or tobacco products into Bhutan must bear[clarification needed] proof of taxation, may only bring goods that display required health warnings, and must not bring goods that promote tobacco by means that are false, misleading, or likely to create an erroneous impression of its characteristics, health effects, or hazards. [85], As of 1 July 2008, smoking ban applied on all public and private workplaces. The federal government's workplace smoking ban applies only to the federal government and to federally regulated businesses, such as airports. The Act largely targets smoking in particular, though all forms of tobacco are subject to the Act. Tobacco advertising is restricted to posters in shops,[40] and is banned on television and radio. Cigarettes are barely taxed. 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Plans for a new law are underway, however, so this situation may not last long. In Northern Ireland, a smoke-free law has been in effect since 30 April 2007. Many smaller bars have not been able to build such smoking booths and patrons must smoke outside. [1], A law came into effect on 30 May 2007 restricting smoking in closed public areas and outlawing the advertisement of tobacco, although the measure was reportedly poorly enforced in the country until 2013. As United Nations buildings are not the subject of any national jurisdiction, the United Nations has its own smoking and non-smoking policies. In Norway, smoking has been restricted in public buildings, workplaces and public transportation since 1988, often allowing for separate, walled-off smoking areas of restaurants, pubs, etc. In June 2009, the parliament approved a bill ostensibly regulating smoking in public places. [116] However, regulations were not strong enough, leading to a new stricter promulgation for June 2012. [94] Enforcement of the law is reportedly weak, with most owners of coffee shops, pubs, and restaurants continuing to permit smoking, especially at outdoor sitting areas. [71], Since 15 August 2007, smoking in hospitality facilities, restaurants, bars, clubs, public transport, and all private and public workplaces has been forbidden. Establishments with the sign "Tabac" come within the same strict regulations. [41], Burkina Faso has a smoking ban in place. Some bars and clubs continue to tolerate illegal indoor smoking at night, regardless of the law. Studies have shown very high levels of compliance with the law. Smoking is banned in government buildings, public buses, and educational facilities. It also restricts smoking in sports stadia, and the gardens of mosques, hospitals and schools. 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