Other states, such as South Dakota, are going even further by enacting smoke-free laws in workplaces, restaurants, bars, and gambling venues such as casinos. As of July 2018, 26 states had enacted nationwide smoking bans in all enclosed workplaces, including all bars and restaurants: Alaska, Arizona, California, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin. Twelve other states have enacted nationwide smoking bans, but have created an exemption for certain facilities and workplaces: Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. Smoking is practiced so freely in Indonesia that you can do it almost anywhere. Cigarettes are barely taxed. Cigarette advertising is unrestricted. Even when legislation started printing nasty images on packaging last year, there were few signs that this was actually happening. The smoking ban is defined as the smoking ban in these establishments, but states can also ban smoking outdoors, which is not included in this definition. Not a city, of course, but the fourth largest Channel Island still deserves a mention on this list as it has some of the strangest smoking laws in the world. Currently, smoking is banned in pubs, bars and restaurants, but not in shops, offices or places of worship. It`s one way to improve church attendance, I guess. You can`t smoke in your car, of course, because Sark also bans cars. 15.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. State smoking restrictions for private construction sites, restaurants and bars – United States, 2004 and 2007. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008;57(20):549–552. As of July 2017, five states banned smoking in most enclosed public places, but allowed adults such as bars (and casinos, if applicable) to smoke if they wished: Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, and Nevada. In Florida, state law prevents local governments from enacting stricter smoking bans than the state, although in Idaho, Indiana, and Louisiana, some cities and/or counties have enacted stricter local smoking bans to varying degrees, in some cases they ban it in all enclosed workplaces. See each status below for more information. Cigarettes and hookah pipes are deeply rooted in Egyptian life, as are heart disease and lung cancer. In fact, smoking in public has been banned several times by different regimes, both national and individual, but each time the new rules have been almost completely ignored and quickly forgotten. Although a ban applies to most public buildings and many hotel restaurants, people can usually smoke as much as they want in almost any cafe in Egypt. That`s according to a database of tobacco laws compiled by Americans for Nonsmokers` Rights, which shows that 30 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, have national laws in place requiring bars and restaurants to be 100 percent smoke-free.
Second-hand smoke causes lung cancer, heart disease and stroke in non-smokers. In babies and children, it causes sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), low birth weight, respiratory and ear infections, and more severe asthma attacks. In 2012, the California legislature passed the following law, California Civil Code Section 1947.5. (a) The lessor of a unit within the meaning of section 1940 or his representative may refuse to smoke a cigarette within the meaning of section 104556 of the Health and Safety Act or any other tobacco product on the property or in any building or part of a building, including a dwelling; forbid. other indoor or outdoor spaces or the premises in which it is located, in accordance with this Article. (b) Every tenancy agreement entered into on or after January 1, 2012 for a unit on a property where the landlord has prohibited smoking cigarettes or other tobacco products in accordance with this section shall contain a provision specifying the areas of the building where smoking is prohibited if the tenant has not previously occupied the unit. (2) For one person before 1. In January 2012, the prohibition on smoking cigarettes or other tobacco products in a portion of the property where smoking was previously permitted is an amendment to the terms of the lease requiring reasonable written notice in the manner prescribed by section 827.
(c) A landlord exercising the power under clause (a) to prohibit smoking is subject to federal, state and local requirements regarding changes to the terms of a lease or lease agreement for tenants with leases or leases that exist at the time the smoking restriction or prohibition policy is adopted. (d) Nothing in this Section shall be construed to affect a local order in effect on or before January 1, 2012 or a provision of a local order issued on or after January 1, 2012. January 2012 and restricts the use of cigarettes or other tobacco products. (e) No restriction or prohibition on the use of a tobacco product affects any other term of the lease, nor shall this section be construed as requiring legal authority to establish or enforce any other legal term of the lease. (Added by Stats. 2011, chap. 264, para. 2.
Effective January 1, 2012.)  The scientific evidence is clear: passive smoking causes serious illness and premature death in non-smokers. Smoking and the use of electronic delivery devices are prohibited in all indoor areas of bars and restaurants. Special indoor smoking rooms and closed smoking huts outside restaurants are not allowed. There are no exceptions to this law. Local governments are exempt from regulating smoking more strictly than the law.  In fact, the cost and complexity associated with meeting legal requirements for separately ventilated smoking areas has resulted in almost all bars and restaurants in Virginia being completely smoke-free. Since 2006, smoking has been banned in government offices, vehicles, and buildings (except correctional facilities) by executive order of the Governor of Virginia.  A law that came into force on July 1, 2016, prohibited smoking in private vehicles whose occupants were 8 years of age or younger.  4. Tonkin AM, Beauchamp A, Stevenson v.
The importance of extinguishing second-hand smoke. Circulation. 2009;120;1339–1341. Together, local and state laws protect 65.2 percent of the U.S. population from public smoke, the nonprofit lobby group found. HB 1310: A January 2012 proposal to allow smoking again in bars, casinos, adult entertainment venues and private clubs failed at Illinois House 30-82. Oklahoma is one of the states with a preemption law that prevents local authorities from enacting smoke-free indoor air laws that are stricter than state law. This forces the issue to be discussed at the state level.
Nearly a third of the world`s smokers live in China, and the Chinese government takes tobacco control in cities seriously. It doesn`t get serious very quickly. Smoking was only banned last year in Chinese schools, which can no longer sell tobacco in their canteens or accept sponsorship from tobacco companies! Different cities have different laws, but smoking is allowed in most places, except in public buildings. In the United States, 28 states, Washington, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as hundreds of cities and counties, have passed comprehensive smoke-free laws covering workplaces, restaurants and bars. Les États sont: Arizona, Californie, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, Nouveau-Mexique, New York, Dakota du Nord, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Dakota du Sud, Utah, Vermont, Washington et Wisconsin.2 autres États et Guam ont promulgué des lois antitabac strictes pour les restaurants et les bars: New Hampshire et Caroline du Nord.