Use of tobacco products is prohibited within the boundaries of any park owned and/or leased and under the jurisdiction of the County. Three specific parks are named in the bylaw: Victoria Park, Warsaw Park and Lang Pioneer Village and associated Park.
Products IncludedCigarettes, Cigars, Pipes, Other Tobacco Products
“Tobacco Product” shall mean tobacco in any processed or unprocessed form that may be smoked, inhaled or chewed, including snuff, but does not apply to products intended for use in nicotine replacement therapy.
Places Smoking ProhibitedParks
This is leading edge because it includes all tobacco products, not just those that are smoked. Naming specific properties in a bylaw is not recommended.
Although laudable that all tobacco products are included, it does present a challenge to bylaw enforcement.
Date Passed: June 3, 2009
Date in Force: June 3, 2009
Date Last Amended:
Leading Edge: Yes
Level of Government: Municipal
Smoke-free Ontario Act Status: Exceeds Smoke-free Ontario Act
Bylaw Under Development? No
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