Broad definition of smoking includes “other smoking material or equipment.” Smoking prohibited in parks and on trails, except in designated smoking areas that have been approved by the Town for special events only.
Products IncludedCigarettes, Cigars, Pipes, Other Weeds and Substances
“Smoke” or “smoking” shall mean the lighting up and use of a cigarette, cigar, pipe or smoking material of any kind that creates smoke that is taken orally, and includes the carrying of a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe or other smoking material or equipment.
Places Smoking ProhibitedBeaches
Playgrounds, which may include Splash Pads and Wading Pools
Sports and Recreational Fields and Facilities
This is leading edge because the definition of smoking includes other weeds and substances by virtue of the phrase “smoking material of any kind that creates smoke that is taken orally.” Furthermore, smoking is banned on beaches and trails. However, the bylaw also allows for designated smoking areas, which are not recommended.
Date Passed: May 16, 2011
Date in Force: May 16, 2011
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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