This is according to revised bill restricting the use of tobacco products.
Article 10 of the bill specifies the following non-smoking places:
- Education and nurturing institutions and their territories;
- Health care, rehabilitation and sanatorium-and-spa institutions and their territories (with the exception of open spaces and special closed places. The requirements for such locations will be determined by the relevant executive authority);
- All enterprises, institutions and organizations irrespective of their type of ownership and organizational-legal form (with the exception of open spaces and special closed places);
- sports venues and other areas for public events;
- Restaurants, cafes, bars, including the public catering facilities (with the exception of open spaces and special closed places)
- Trade facilities;
- Household objects;
- Social service facilities;
- Means of positioning;
- Theaters and cinemas, circus buildings, exhibition halls, reading rooms, libraries, museums and other cultural facilities;
- Children's playgrounds;
- closed surface and underground pedestrian crossings;
- Buses running on regular inter-city (intra-district), long distance (inter-district) and international routes, cars and taxis
- Vestibules, crossings, platforms and carriages at subway stations;
- Air transport, railway trains (except for specially designated areas). Water transport (except for specially designated areas);
- administrative buildings of airports and ports, except for especially designated areas, railway stations, bus terminals and bus stops;
- Inside elevators and multi-family residential buildings;
- Petrol stations, as well as buildings and facilities storing flammable substances;
Owners of all kinds of enterprises, institutions and organizations irrespective of their type of ownership and organizational-legal form must ban smoking at their facilities except for special places for smoking and ensure that there is a “No smoking” sign. Places designated for smoking must correspond to sanitarian-hygienic norms.
The revised bill will be submitted for a parliamentary discussion on April 14.