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Guidance and Signage

Smoking is no longer allowed in the majority of enclosed public places, including workplaces, to protect people from the harmful effects of passive smoking.

Guidance so that companies and organisations can ensure they comply with the law can be downloaded from this page to be read online or printed out.

Samples of No Smoking signs which comply with the new law can also be downloaded by clicking on document links below. Any further inquiries should be directed to: info@clearingtheairscotland.com

Approved Guidance

A detailed explanation of how business and organisations should prepare for the new law on smoking which will come into force in March 2006.
PDF English Brochure.pdf [PDF, 386Kb]
PDF Arabic arabic-brochure.pdf [319Kb]
PDF Bangali benali-brochure.pdf [222Kb]
PDF Cantonise cantonese-brochure.pdf [317Kb]
PDF Gaelic - gaelic-brochure.pdf [98Kb]
PDF German - german-brochure.pdf [209Kb]
PDF Hindi - hindi-brochure.pdf [89Kb]
PDF Punjabi - punjabi-brochure.pdf [104Kb]
PDF Urdu - urdu-brochure.pdf [233Kb]

Smoke free policies

Guidance for the NHS, local authorities, and care service providers.
PDF Smoke Free Scotland.pdf [PDF, 475Kb]

Smoke-free policy template

Example of a smoke free policy for businesses.
PDF Template.pdf [PDF, 14Kb]

A3 sized Guidelines for Bar and Waiting Staff

Example of A3 sized Guidelines for Bar and Waiting Staff.
PDF A3 Poster.pdf [PDF, 73Kb]

A4 sized No Smoking sign

Example of A4 sized No Smoking sign.
PDF A4Poster.pdf [PDF, 46Kb]

A5 sized No Smoking sign

Example of A5 sized No Smoking sign.
PDF A5Poster.pdf [PDF, 43Kb]

A6 sized vehicle No Smoking sign

Example of A6 sized No Smoking sign for a vehicle (double sided for window display).
PDF A6VehicleSticker.pdf [PDF, 79Kb]

A pictorial Guide to the new law

PDF smoke_free_picture_guide.pdf [PDF, 693Kb]

Advice on Quitting

Smokeline Scotland
Call 0800 848484
12 noon to 12 midnight, seven days a week.


Smoking, Health and Social Care Act (Scotland) 2005


Prohibition of Smoking in Certain Premises (Scotland) Regulations 2006