Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 26 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

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

London Bylaw CPOL.-11-106 – 2017 Special Events Policies and Procedures Manual

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Parking management, Patio, Shade, Smoke-free place, Solar UVR, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Region of Peel Bylaw 30-2016 – to regulate waterpipe smoking

Location: Ontario, Regional Municipality of Peel
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Patio, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Water pipe
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

REPEALED Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015, SO 2015, c 7, Sch 3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

Smoke-Free Places Act, SY 2008, c 8

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, 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: 2009
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

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

REPEALED General, O Reg 48/06

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Packaging, Patio, Product display, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Youth access
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2006

Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act, SA 2005, c T-3.8

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Product display, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

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

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

REPEALED Smoke-free Places Act, SNB 2004, c S-9.5

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Transit
Year last amended:
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

Ottawa Bylaw 2001-148 – Smoke-free Public Places

Location: Ontario, Ottawa
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Transit
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 2001

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

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

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

REPEALED Urban Municipality Act, 1984, SS 1983-84, c U-11

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Multi-unit dwelling, Parking management, Patio, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Smoke-free place, Snow clearing, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Traffic calming, Trail, Transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1984

REPEALED Northern Municipalities Act, SS 1983, c N-5.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Multi-unit dwelling, Park, Parking management, Patio, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Smoke-free place, Snow clearing, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Traffic calming, Transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1983