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Cote d’Ivoire

      

Brief Overview

As of a 2014 report on the Cote d’Ivoire by the World Health Organization there are currently no bans or regulations on e-cigarettes.

Although, we suggest that you at least abide by current smoking laws until further information is gathered from the embassy. (Available in the tab below)

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All Laws & Regulations

Côte d’Ivoire became a Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control on November 11, 2010.

Smoke Free Places: Smoking is prohibited in all indoor public places, indoor workplaces, and public transport. Designated smoking areas may be permitted only if the Minister of Health and the Minister of Security issue a joint decree allowing such areas. However, because such a decree has not been issued for any category of public place, workplace, or transport, all are currently smoke free.

All indoor workplaces

100% Smoke Free

All indoor public places

100% Smoke Free

All public transport

100% Smoke Free

Government facilities

100% Smoke Free

Hospitals

100% Smoke Free

Residential healthcare facilities – public areas

100% Smoke Free

Non-residential healthcare facilities

100% Smoke Free

Childcare facilities/preschools

100% Smoke Free

Primary and secondary schools

100% Smoke Free

Universities/vocational facilities

100% Smoke Free

Shops

100% Smoke Free

Cultural facilities

100% Smoke Free

Indoor stadium/arenas

100% Smoke Free

Restaurants

100% Smoke Free

Bars/pubs/nightclubs

100% Smoke Free

Casinos

100% Smoke Free

Hotels/lodging – public areas

100% Smoke Free

Hotels/lodgings – guest rooms

100% Smoke Free

Prisons/detention facilities – public areas

100% Smoke Free

Trains, buses and other shared ground transportation other than taxis

100% Smoke Free

Taxis (for-hire vehicle)

100% Smoke Free

Commercial aircraft

100% Smoke Free

Commercial watercraft

100% Smoke Free

Public transport facilities (waiting areas for mass transit)

100% Smoke Free

Private offices

100% Smoke Free

Review Status

This country’s legal measures were reviewed by our staff. No in-country lawyers or tobacco control experts reviewed our analysis.

Relevant Links & Articles

Tobacco Control Laws: https://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/legislation/country/cote-divoire/laws

Smoke Free Laws: https://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/legislation/country/cote-divoire/sf-indoor

World Health Organization Tobacco Report: http://www.who.int/entity/tobacco/surveillance/policy/country_profile/civ.pdf?ua=1

Tobacco Atlas Information: http://www.tobaccoatlas.org/country-data/cote-divoire/

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