Tobacco smoking is prohibited within market stands at the Parkdale Market.
The bylaw is amended by the Waterpipes in Public Places and Workplaces Bylaw (no number yet) to also prohibit the smoking of other weeds and substances in waterpipes.
Products IncludedCigarettes, Cigars, Pipes, Other Weeds and Substances, Waterpipes
“Charcoal” means a combustible substance whose primary purpose is to burn or heat a smoking product;
“Smoking product” means any substance whose primary purpose is to be burned or heated to produce vapours, gases, or smoke, which may be inhaled, and shall include but is not limited to non-tobacco herbal shisha, and other plant material or oils intended for inhalation;
“Use”, with respect to a water pipe, includes the carrying of any lighted or heated water pipe as well as inhaling or exhaling vapour, smoke, or gas associated with or resulting from water pipe use;
“Water pipe” means a device, whether called a water pipe, hookah or any other name, that burns or heats a tobacco or non-tobacco substance or a combination thereof, with which the vapor, smoke or gases may pass
through liquid prior to being inhaled.
Places Smoking ProhibitedMarkets
This bylaw is considered leading edge by virtue of it prohibiting the smoking of tobacco (cigarettes, cigars, pipes, cigarillos) as well as other non-tobacco substances in waterpipes at an outdoor market.
The new bylaw will be rolled out in three phases: an education phase for owners and employees of affected restaurants and bars, as well as the general public; a four-month warning phase starting December 1, 2016; and the charging phase when tickets can be issued starting April 3, 2017.
Date Passed: March 1, 2012
Date in Force: March 1, 2012
Date Last Amended: August 31, 2016
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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