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Proposed New Legislation

Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017


The Bill enacts the Cannabis Act, 2017 (Schedule 1) and the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation Act, 2017 (Schedule 2). It also repeals the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015 and replaces them with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 (Schedule 3), and makes amendments to the Highway Traffic Act regarding driving with alcohol or drugs present in the body and other matters (Schedule 4).

STOP – Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients

Visit our Quit Smoking Clinic section for more information about how we can help.

Smoke-Free Ontario Act and Regulations

Smoke-Free Ontario Act, S.O. 1994, c. 10

Electronic Cigarette Act and Regulations

Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015, S.O. 2015, c. 7, Sched. 3

Smoke-Free Workplace Guide

Making your business free from second-hand smoke shows you care about the health of others and the environment. There is no safe level of second-hand smoke – inside or outside. Smoke-Free East has developed a guide.

If you would like a hard copy of this guide, signage to support your new policy, or for additional information on smoking cessation supports, please contact Yves Décoste, Tobacco Program Coordinator at: 613-345-5685 or

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