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Employers in New York must comply with these state rules regulating smoking in the workplace.
In New York, smoking is prohibited in indoor areas, including places of employment, with certain limited exceptions.
Employers covered: Employers with one or more employees.
Written policy requirements: Written policy requirements not specified.
Posting requirements: Signs reading "Smoking" or "No Smoking" or have the international "No Smoking" symbol must be prominently posted and maintained by the owner, manager or operator of an area where smoking is regulated by law.
No smoking areas: Smoking is prohibited in indoor areas, including places of employment and the following areas:
Permitted smoking areas: The following are excepted from the indoor smoking prohibitions: