Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 63 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

General, O Reg 268/18

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Occupational health and safety, Packaging, Patio, Point-of-sale promotion, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Water pipe
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2019

Iqaluit Bylaw 863 – Public Cannabis Consumption, Tobacco Use, and Vaping Bylaw

Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, SO 2017, c 26, Sch 3

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Multi-unit dwelling, Packaging, Product display, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

Regina Smoking Bylaw 2017-20

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Water pipe
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Region of Queens Municipality Bylaw 21 – Smoke Free Places Bylaw

Location: Nova Scotia, Region of Queens Municipality
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Patio, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Regulations, NLR 55/17

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Water pipe
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Toronto E-cigarette Use in City Workplaces Policy

Location: Ontario, Toronto
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

REPEALED Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015, SO 2015, c 7, Sch 3

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Product display, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Vehicle with minors, Youth access
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2015

Winnipeg Bylaw No. 89/2014 – Public Transit Bylaw

Location: Manitoba, Winnipeg
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Motor Vehicle Act, RSBC 1996, c 318

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Road safety, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Vehicle with minors
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2012

Winnipeg Bylaw 62 – Outdoor Smoking Bylaw

Location: Manitoba, Winnipeg
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2011

Smoke-free Places Act, RSNB 2011, c 222

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2011

Residential Care Regulation, BC Reg 96/2009

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2009

Regulation under the Tobacco Control Act, CQLR c L-6.2, r 1

Location: Québec
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Product display, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Water pipe
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2008

Surrey Bylaw 16694 – Public Health Smoking Protection Bylaw

Location: British Columbia, Surrey
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2008

Edmonton Bylaw 14614 – Public Places Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2008

Tobacco Control Regulation, BC Reg 232/2007

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Packaging, Patio, Product display, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Youth access
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2007

Vancouver Bylaw 9535 – Health Bylaw

Location: British Columbia, Vancouver
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Water pipe
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2007

Child Care Licensing Regulation, BC Reg 332/2007

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Nutrition, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Drinking water, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Food promotion, Food provision, Healthy food marketing, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Shade, Smoke-free place, Solar UVR, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Traditional foods, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2007

Ottawa Bylaw No. 2007-268 – Public Transit Bylaw

Location: Ontario, Ottawa
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

Calgary Bylaw 23M2018 – Smoking and Vaping Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Calgary
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

Correction Act Regulation, BC Reg 58/2005

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Contraband, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco taxation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2005

General Regulations, PEI Reg EC414/05

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Product display, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2005

Smoke-free Environment Regulations, 2005, NLR 54/05

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2005

Smoke-free Environment Act, 2005, SNL 2005, c S-16.2

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Multi-unit dwelling, Occupational health and safety, Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Youth access
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2005

General Regulation, NB Reg 2004-99

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Water pipe
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2004

Non-Smokers Health Protection Regulation, Man Reg 174/2004

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Point-of-sale promotion, Product display, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Youth access
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2004

Ottawa Bylaw 2004 – 276 – Parks and Facilities Bylaw

Location: Ontario, Ottawa
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 2004

Saskatoon Bylaw 8286 – The Smoking Control Bylaw

Location: Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Vehicle with minors
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2004

Smoke-free Places Act, SNS 2002, c 12

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Youth access
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2003

Natural Health Products Regulations, SOR/2003-196

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: General, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Tobacco, Tobacco products
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2003

Tobacco Products Information Regulations, SOR/2000-272

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Manufacturing, Packaging, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco products
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2000

Tobacco Reporting Regulations, SOR/2000-273

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Manufacturing, Packaging, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products
Year last amended: 2006
Year of adoption: 2000

Tobacco (Access) Regulations, SOR/99-93

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Youth access
Year last amended: 2006
Year of adoption: 1999

Tobacco Control Act, CQLR c L-6.2

Location: Québec
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Manufacturing, Menthol, Multi-unit dwelling, Packaging, Patio, Product display, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco sponsorship, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Youth access
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1998

Surrey Bylaw 13480 – Surrey Parks, Recreation and Cultural Facilities Regulation Bylaw

Location: British Columbia, Surrey
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Water pipe
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1998

Tobacco and Vaping Products Act, SC 1997, c 13

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Manufacturing, Menthol, Packaging, Product display, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco sponsorship, Youth access
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1997

Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, BC Reg 296/97

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Eye protection, Protective clothing, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Ultraviolet Radiation, Welding
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1997

Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act, RSBC 1996, c 451

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Parks and beaches, Patio, Product display, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Youth access
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1996

Tobacco Access Regulations, NS Reg 9/96

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Product display, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Youth access
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1996

Tobacco Access Act, SNS 1993, c 14

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Packaging, Product display, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Youth access
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1994

General Regulation, NB Reg 94-57

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Youth access
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1994

Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act, SNL 1993, c T-4.1

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Licensing, Menthol, Product display, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Water pipe, Youth access
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1993

Tobacco and Electronic Cigarette Sales Act, SNB 1993, c T-6.1

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Product display, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Youth access
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1993

The Smoking and Vapour Products Control Act, CCSM c N92

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Product display, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Youth access
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1991

Park, Conservancy and Recreation Area Regulation, BC Reg 180/90

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1990

Saskatoon Policy C06-001 – No Smoking Policy

Location: Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1989

Tobacco and Electronic Smoking Device Sales, RSPEI 1988, c T-3.1

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Product display, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Water pipe, Youth access
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1988

Smoke-free Places Act, RSPEI 1988, c S-4.2

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1988

Workplace Safety and Health Act, CCSM c W210

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1987

Highway Traffic Act, CCSM c H60

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Vehicle with minors
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1985

Non-smokers’ Health Act, RSC 1985, c 15 (4th Supp)

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1985

Food and Drugs Act, RSC 1985, c F-27

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Nutrition, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Food labelling, Nutrition, Nutrition labelling, Tobacco, Tobacco products
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1985

Vancouver Bylaw 4450 – License Bylaw

Location: British Columbia, Vancouver
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Infectious agents, Nutrition, Physical activity, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Advertising, Alcohol, Bike share, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Farmers' markets, Food retail, Hours of sale, Nutrition, Outlet density, Pricing, Tobacco, Tobacco products
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: