Tobacco Control Act - New measures in effect on May 26, 2016


Be forewarned the City of Dollard-des-Ormeaux wishes to remind us that the Tobacco Control Act has been strengthened. Amongst other things, fines have been increased for anyone who contravenes the Act. Furthermore, the use of electronic cigarettes is now subject to the same rules as those of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Several other progressive measures will enter into effect.

Starting on May 26, 2016, in addition to existing bans, smoking will be prohibited:

In outdoor play areas intended for children, as well as within 9 meters of any part of the perimeter of said areas;

On sports fields and playgrounds, including areas reserved for spectators;

On the grounds of summer camps