Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 50 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

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, Transit, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
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, 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

Whitehorse Bylaw 2015-19 – Vehicle for Hire Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
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, Transit, Water pipe, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Iqaluit Bylaw 358 – Public Transit Bylaw

Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Capital Regional District Bylaw 3962 – Clean Air Bylaw

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2014

Winnipeg Bylaw No. 89/2014 – Public Transit Bylaw

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

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, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2011

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

Surrey Bylaw 16694 – Public Health Smoking Protection Bylaw

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

Edmonton Bylaw 14614 – Public Places Bylaw

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

Vancouver Bylaw 9535 – Health Bylaw

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

Ottawa Bylaw No. 2007-268 – Public Transit Bylaw

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

Calgary Bylaw 23M2018 – Smoking and Vaping Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
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, Transit, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

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

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

Saskatoon Bylaw 8286 – The Smoking Control Bylaw

Location: Saskatoon, 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, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
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, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004

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

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

Peel Region Bylaw 14-2003 – Smoke-free Bylaw

Location: Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2003

Yellowknife Bylaw 4276 – Smoking Bylaw

Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2003

Yellowknife Bylaw 4284 – Public Transit Bylaw

Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2003

Hay River Bylaw 1782 – Smoking Regulation

Location: Hay River, Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2002

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

Ottawa Bylaw 2001-148 – Smoke-free Public Places

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
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, 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

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

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

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

Public Vehicles Act, RSO 1990, c P.54

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1990

REPEALED Rural Municipality Act, 1989, SS 1989-90, c R-26.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1989

Non-smokers’ Health Regulations, SOR/90-21

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2007
Year of adoption: 1989

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, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1988

The Public Schools Act, CCSM c P250

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Nutritional standards, Food provision, Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1987

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

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

Calgary Bylaw 4M81 – Transit Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 1981