Niagara Region Public Health wants your opinion about smoking tobacco or cannabis and vaping in outdoor spaces.
Your participation in this survey will inform future actions on policy. You can choose to answer some, all, or none of the confidential questions. The survey takes fewer than 10 minutes to complete.
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Smoke Free Niagara
Niagara residents and visitors can now enjoy smoke-free outdoor spaces.
Outdoor public places on municipal and regional properties are smoke-free under Regional By-law 112-2013.
- Sports or playing fields
- Splash pads and outdoor pools
- Festival and events located on municipal and regional property
- Properties such as city hall, libraries and recreation centres
Permitted Smoking Locations
Smoking is allowed on sidewalks, parking lots, roads, rights-of-ways, beaches and walking trails.
Tobacco Control Officers and Municipal By-Law Officers have the authority to issue warnings and charges under the by-law.
The minimum fine is $250 (plus $55 court fees = $305).
For more information visit the Region's website: http://www.niagararegion.ca/health/substances/tobacco/smoke-free-outdoor-spaces.aspx?topic=1