Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 66 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, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Water pipe, Point-of-sale promotion, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2019

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, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

General, O Reg 337/15

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Patio, Smoke-free place, Youth access, Point-of-sale promotion, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2015

Raw Leaf Tobacco, O Reg 247/14

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Manufacturing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
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REPEALED Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015, SO 2015, c 7, Sch 3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, Smoke-free place, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2015

Tobacco Reduction Amendment Regulation

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Flavoured tobacco, Packaging, Smoke-free place, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro (Montréal) Bylaw CA29 0040 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Availability, Tobacco sales, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation, Tobacco, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2010

Tobacco Products Sales Regulation, YOIC 2010/27

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Summerside – Tobacco Free Indoor/Outdoor Recreation Facilities Policy

Location: Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Youth access, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco sponsorship, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Smoke-Free Places Act, SY 2008, c 8

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2008

Tobacco Control Regulations, Nu Reg 011-2007

Location: Nunavut
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2010
Year of adoption: 2007

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, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Transit, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2007

Tobacco Reduction Regulation, Alta Reg 240/2007

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Packaging, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Youth access, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2007

Calgary – Imagine Calgary Plan for Long Range Urban Sustainability

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Drinking water, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Availability, Tobacco sales, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Tobacco, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

Tobacco Control Act, SNWT 2006, c 9

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2010
Year of adoption: 2006

REPEALED General, O Reg 48/06

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Packaging, Patio, Smoke-free place, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
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, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
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, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Youth access, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2005

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, Smoke-free place, Youth access, Point-of-sale promotion, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
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, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Youth access, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2003

Tobacco Control Act, SNu 2003, c 13

Location: Nunavut
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Multi-unit dwelling, Packaging, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Water pipe, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 2003

Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 545 (Bylaw 514-2002) – Licensing

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2002

Tobacco Control Act, SS 2001, c T-14.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Multi-unit dwelling, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2002

Tobacco Tax Act Regulation, BC Reg 66/2002

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Manufacturing, Packaging, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2002

Tobacco Tax Act, RSA 2000, c T-4

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2000

Surrey Bylaw 13680 – Business License Bylaw, 1999

Location: Surrey, British Columbia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Licensing, Youth access, Tobacco sales, Tobacco, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1999

The Tobacco Tax Act, 1998, SS 1998, c T-15.001

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Manufacturing, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1999

Tobacco (Access) Regulations, SOR/99-93

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Youth access, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
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, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco sponsorship, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1998

Calgary Bylaw 32M98 – Business Licence Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Licensing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
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, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco sponsorship, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
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, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Transit, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1996

Revenue Act Regulations, NS Reg 63/96

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Packaging, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
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, Smokeless tobacco, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1996

Tobacco Tax Act, RSBC 1996, c 452

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
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, Smokeless tobacco, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
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, Youth access, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1994

REPEALED Smoke-Free Ontario Act, SO 1994, c 10

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Multi-unit dwelling, Packaging, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
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, Smokeless tobacco, Water pipe, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
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, Smokeless tobacco, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
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), Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1991

REPEALED Retail Sales Tax Act, RSNL 1990, c R-15

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Contraband, Licensing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 1990

Retail Sales Tax Act, RSO 1990, c R.31

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Taxation, Licensing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1990

REPEALED Tobacco Tax Act, RSNL 1990, c T-5

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1990

Yellowknife Bylaw 3451 – Business License Bylaw

Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Licensing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1990

Human Rights Code, RSO 1990, c H.19

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Youth access, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 1990

Tobacco Tax Act, RSNWT 1988, c T-5

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1988

The Tobacco Tax Act, CCSM c T80

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Manufacturing, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 1988

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, Water pipe, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1988

Tobacco Tax Act, RSPEI 1988, c T-3.11

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1988

Excise Act, RSC 1985, c E-14

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Manufacturing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1985

Tobacco Tax Regulation, Alta Reg 273/1983

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Manufacturing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 1983

Surrey Bylaw 4747 – Business License Bylaw, 1976

Location: Surrey, British Columbia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Licensing, Youth access, Tobacco sales, Tobacco, Alcohol
Year last amended: 1999
Year of adoption: 1976

Tobacco Tax Act, CQLR c I-2

Location: Québec
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco taxation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1964

Edmonton Bylaw 13138 – Business Licence Bylaw

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Infectious agents, Nutrition, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Farmers' markets, Food retail, Licensing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: