How the Act affects you

Retailers of tobacco and vapour products

The Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 regulates the sale and supply of tobacco and vapour products, and the display and promotion of tobacco products, tobacco product accessories, and vapour products.

For more information read the following factsheets:

Further details on this regulation can be found on the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 (Government of Ontario) website.

Enclosed workplaces, public places, and other designated places

The Act prohibits the smoking of tobacco, the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) to vape any substance, and the smoking of cannabis (medical and recreational) in enclosed workplaces and enclosed public places, as well as other designated places in Ontario, to protect workers and the public from second-hand smoke and vapour.

For more information read the following factsheets:

Further details on this regulation can be found on the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 (Government of Ontario) website.


This item was last modified on December 4, 2019