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Bylaw No. 989-2013, Being a bylaw to regulate smoking on Tim Horton’s Event Centre property within the Town of Cochrane

Smoking is broadly defined to include other weeds and substances. The bylaw also defines tobacco products to include herbal cigarettes. The bylaw prohibits smoking on most of the property of the Tim Horton Event Centre, however, two smoking areas are designated.

Products Included

Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes, Other Tobacco Products, Other Weeds and Substances

Definitions

“Tobacco Product” means tobacco in any processed or unprocessed form that may be smoked, inhaled or chewed, including snuff, and includes any other type of tobacco product substitute such as herbal cigarettes “Smoke” or “Smoking” includes the carrying of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or other lighted smoking equipment or product.

Places Smoking Prohibited

Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities

Policy Analysis

This bylaw is considered leading edge because the definition of smoking includes other weeds and substances. However, designated smoking areas are permitted, which are not recommended.

Date Passed: December 10, 2013

Date in Force: February 14, 2014

Date Last Amended:

Leading Edge: Yes

Level of Government: Municipal

Smoke-free Ontario Act Status: Exceeds Smoke-free Ontario Act

Bylaw Under Development? No

Supporting Information

Please find contact information related to this bylaw, and links to supporting materials.

Contact: townhall@town.cochrane.on.ca or 705-272-4361

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