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Smoking bans in Esquarium

This is a list of smoking bans in Esquarium. Smoking bans and laws against tobacco smoking vary from country to country. Legislation may also restrict the carrying or possessing of any lit tobacco product. Smoking bans have been enacted in recent years as the health effects of tobacco have been researched more thoroughly.

Laws by country

     Smoking is entirely prohibited
     Comprehensive smoke-free law covering all public indoor areas, with specific exceptions
     National smoke-free law for public areas except entertainment and restaurants, some localities have comprehensive indoor restrictions
     National smoke-free law for public areas except entertainment and restaurants, or weak enforcement in indoor entertainment areas
     No national smoke-free law, some localities have more comprehensive indoor restrictions
     Patchy or incomplete protection, low enforcement
     No known smoke-free regulations, or no data

Nation Status Details
 Ainin There is a comprehensive smoke-free law covering all public indoor areas, with specific exceptions In Ainin, tobacco use is heavily restricted, only being allowed on private residential property and in outdoors areas of commercial properties away from public sight. Furthermore, indoor smoking is prohibited in most cases, a notable exception being in pubs.
 Katranjiev There is a comprehensive smoke-free law covering all public indoor areas, with specific exceptions A smoking ban was implemented in 1966 for public areas apart from entertainment sections and restaurants (as well as banning all advertising of tobacco products), but after 1989, the ban was lifted, although advertising tobacco remained banned. However, many areas still maintained these bans, and in 2001, they were re-implemented nationwide. In 2011, they banned smoking in all public indoor areas, excluding certain "smoking rooms."
 Montecara National smoke-free law for public areas except entertainment and restaurants, or weak enforcement in indoor entertainment areas Public buildings, including hospitals and schools, have been smoke-free since 1997. Restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues can decide for themselves whether or not to allow smoking. Smoking in outdoor public areas is allowed with certain exceptions (e.g. the grounds of hospitals).
 Tuthina No smoking regulations There are no laws regulating the use of tobacco products within the Empire. Traditionally it is considered the responsibility of parents and guardians to educate their children for responsible use of these products. Private properties are allowed to enact restrictions on tobacco consumption within their vicinity.
 Xiaodong Patchy or incomplete protection, low enforcement Smoking is prohibited in select public areas (hospitals, courts and prison cells) but no national ban is currently in effect. Private businesses and local governments may enforce bans, but enforcement varies on a prefectural level.