Smoking tobacco or cannabis or vaping, including an e-cigarette is banned in Ontario, not limited to:
- children’s playgrounds and child care facilities
- outdoor public places (parks, swimming pools, trails)
- public sporting areas (e.g., splash pads, soccer fields) and adjacent spectator areas
- public City and Regional properties (libraries, museums, offices and transit facilities)
- enclosed public places (bars, cafes, restaurants and their patios)
- community recreational facilities
- multi-unit residences
- certain outdoor settings (construction sites)
- enclosed workplaces
Peel Public Health enforces the provincial Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017. The act helps reduce youth access to tobacco and vapour products (e.g., electronic cigarettes), and protects the public from second-hand tobacco smoke, cannabis smoke, and vapour from e-cigarettes.
The By-law also bans smoking or vaping within 9 metres of any:
- Indoor public place such as, medical centres, shopping malls, and restaurants.
- Indoor workplaces like office buildings.