Toronto and Ontario laws are in place to:

  • protect people from being exposed to the harmful effects of second-hand smoke and vapour
  • help people reduce smoking or consider quitting altogether
  • reduce the visibility of smoking and vaping, making it less socially acceptable to children and youth


Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017

Learn more about the Provincial Act that regulates the sale of tobacco and vapour products, as well as the use of tobacco, vapour products and cannabis. Find fact sheets, signage, vendor registration and vendor training.

Municipal Smoking Bylaws

Learn more about Municipal Codes that prohibit smoking in public spaces in Toronto.