Smoke-Free Ontario Legislation (May 31, 2006)
The Smoke-Free Ontario Act:
• protects workers and the public from the harmful effects of tobacco by banning smoking in all enclosed public places and enclosed workplaces;
• toughens laws on tobacco sales to minors; and
• restricts the promotion of tobacco products in retail outlets. A complete ban on the display of tobacco products will come into force on May 31, 2008.
Local bylaws that are more stringent than the Smoke-Free Ontario Act will take precedent. For more information, see the Smoke-Free Ontario Act.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Smoke-Free Ontario Act