Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Article 8 - Protection from exposure to tobacco smoke

  • Parties recognize that scientific evidence has unequivocally established that exposure to tobacco smoke causes death, disease and disability.
  • Each Party shall adopt and implement in areas of existing national jurisdiction as determined by national law and actively promote at other jurisdictional levels the adoption and implementation of effective legislative, executive, administrative and/or other measures, providing for protection from exposure to tobacco smoke in indoor workplaces, public transport, indoor public places and, as appropriate, other public places.