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Term --FCTC-Based Definition Cote d'Ivoire
Workplace View Definition

An area, permanent or temporary, in which a person performs duties of employment or work, regardless of whether the work is done for compensation or on a voluntary basis, and includes private offices, common areas and any other area which generally is used or frequented during the course of employment or work. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 20)

Defined
Yes
Analysis

The definition of "work places" contained in Law No. 2019-676 taken together with Art. 19 of the Decree, which clarifies that common areas are considered part of the workplace, aligns with the definition provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Public Transport View Definition

Any vehicle used for the carriage of members of the public, usually for reward or commercial gain. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 22)

Defined
Yes
Analysis

The definition of "public transportation" contained in the law aligns with the definition of “public transport” provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Second Hand Smoke (or similar term) View Definition

The smoke emitted from the burning end of a cigarette or from other tobacco products usually in combination with the smoke exhaled by the smoker. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 15)

Not Defined
No
Analysis

The law does not contain a definition of "second hand smoke." However, a definition is not necessary because the law prohibits any person from exposing others to tobacco smoke.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Smoking or Smoke View Definition

Being in possession or control of a lit tobacco product regardless of whether the smoke is being actively inhaled or exhaled. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 17)

Defined
Yes
Analysis

The definition of "smoking" contained in the law aligns with the definition provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Public Place View Definition

An area, permanent or temporary, that is accessible to the general public or for collective use by the general public regardless of ownership or right of access. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 18)

Defined
Yes
Analysis

The definition of "public places" contained in the law aligns with the definition of "public place" provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Tobacco Product View Definition

Any product entirely or partly made of the leaf tobacco as a raw material which is manufactured to be used for smoking, sucking, chewing, or snuffing. (FCTC Art. 1(f))

Defined
Yes
Analysis

The definition of "tobacco product" contained in the law aligns with the definition provided in FCTC Art. 1(f).

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Indoor or Enclosed View Definition

Any space covered by a roof or enclosed by one or more walls or sides, regardless of the type of material used for the roof, walls or sides, and regardless of whether the structure is permanent or temporary. (FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines para. 19)

Defined
Yes
Analysis

This definition of "enclosed public places" aligns with the definition of “enclosed” provided in the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Cote d'Ivoire
All indoor workplaces
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to indoor workplaces.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
All indoor public places
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.  

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to indoor public places.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
All public transport
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all public transport vehicles. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued. 

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public transport.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Government facilities
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in government facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to government facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Private offices
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in private offices is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to private offices.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Hospitals
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in hospitals is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to hospitals.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Residential healthcare facilities - public areas
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in public areas of residential healthcare facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public areas of healthcare facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Non-residential healthcare facilities
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in non-residential healthcare facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to non-residential healthcare facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Childcare facilities/preschools
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in childcare facilities/preschools is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to childcare facilities and preschools.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Primary and secondary schools
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in primary and secondary school is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to primary and secondary schools.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Universities/vocational facilities
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in universities/vocational facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to universities and vocational facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Shops
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in shops is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to shops.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Cultural facilities
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in cultural facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to cultural facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Indoor stadium/arenas
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in indoor stadiums/arenas is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to indoor stadiums and arenas.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Restaurants
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in restaurants is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to restaurants.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Bars/pubs/nightclubs
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in bars/pubs/nightclubs is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to bars, pubs and nightclubs.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Casinos
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in casinos is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to casinos.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Hotels/lodging - public areas
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in public areas of hotels and lodgings is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public areas of hotels.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Hotels/lodgings - guest rooms
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in guest rooms of hotels and lodgings is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to guest rooms in hotels and lodging facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Prisons/detention facilities - public areas
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in public areas of prisons and detention facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public areas of prisons and detention facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Trains, buses and other shared ground transportation other than taxis
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all public transport vehicles. Therefore, smoking in trains, buses, and other shared ground transportation is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to trains, buses, and other shared ground transport.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Taxis (for-hire vehicle)
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all public transport vehicles. Therefore, smoking in taxis is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to taxis.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Commercial aircraft
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all public transport vehicles. Therefore, smoking in commercial aircraft is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued. 

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to commercial aircraft.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Commercial watercraft
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all public transport vehicles. Therefore, smoking in commercial watercraft is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to commercial watercraft.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Public transport facilities (waiting areas for mass transit)
100% Smoke Free
“100% Smoke Free”: 100% smoke free environment throughtout the entire premises of the listed place. "Smoking rooms" and "smoking areas" are not permitted.
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking or exposing others to tobacco smoke in all workplaces and public places. Therefore, smoking in public transport facilities is prohibited. The procedures for the implementation of smoke free places are to be defined by regulatory enactment, which have not yet been issued.

The law aligns with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines with respect to public transport facilities.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Cote d'Ivoire
Does the law require any outdoor or quasi-outdoor spaces to be smoke free or restrict smoking in any way?
Yes
Yes
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Cote d'Ivoire
Post signs
No
No
Analysis

There is no duty imposed upon business owners, employers, or supervisors to post signs indicating that smoking is prohibited on the premises, where applicable.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should impose a duty upon the owner, manager, or other person in charge of the premises to post clear signs at entrances and other appropriate locations indicating that smoking is not permitted.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Remove ashtrays
No
No
Analysis

There is no duty imposed upon business owners, employers, or supervisors to remove ashtrays from the premises.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should impose a duty upon the owner, manager, or other person in charge of the premises to remove ashtrays from the premises.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Steps to require a person to stop smoking (e.g., warn, discontinue service, call authorities)
Uncertain
Uncertain
Analysis

The law does not specifically impose upon business owners, employers, or supervisors a duty to take steps to require a person to stop smoking. The law does prohibit smoking, and provides that any infringement of the provisions of this Law may give rise to the provisional or definitive closing of the establishment, as well as the suspension or revocation of the operating license. However, it’s uncertain whether business owners would be subject to the penalties under this provision and have a responsibility to proactively prohibit others from smoking. Additionally, the implementing decree has not yet been issued, and the decree may provide more information about duties and penalties.

 To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should impose a duty on a business owner, employer, or supervisor to take such steps.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Not to smoke where prohibited
No
No
Analysis

The law does not specifically impose a duty on smokers to stop smoking. However, the implementing decree has not yet been issued, and the decree may provide more information about duties and penalties.

To align with FCTC Art. 8 and the FCTC Art. 8 Guidelines, the law should impose a duty on smokers not to smoke where prohibited.

Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Other
No
No
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Cote d'Ivoire
Are sub-national jurisdictions permitted to have smoke-free laws?
Uncertain
Uncertain
Not Applicable
Not Applicable