Prohibition of Tobacco Sales in Specific Places – 2012 Monitoring Update

Authors

OTRU

Date

June 2012

Type of Report

Monitoring Update

 

Comprehensive tobacco control includes prohibition of tobacco sales in specific places in order to decrease the physical availability of tobacco products. This Update discusses current legislation in Ontario about where tobacco products can be sold, and reviews legislation across Canada prohibiting tobacco sales in specific places, by provincial, territorial and federal jurisdiction. Efforts to control the retail environment for tobacco sales in various international jurisdictions are also discussed.

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