Resources: Tobacco, Vaping, and Cannabis Control

Tobacco control

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Each municipality may have their own bylaws governing smoke-free recreational outdoor spaces. Please click on your area to see if your municipality has a smoke-free recreational outdoor spaces bylaw. Please click here to see if your municipality has a smoke-free recreational outdoor spaces bylaw.

Vaping control

Federal
Provincial
Municipal

Each municipality may have their own bylaws governing smoke-free recreational outdoor spaces. Please click on your area to see if your municipality has a smoke-free recreational outdoor spaces bylaw. Please click here to see if your municipality has a smoke-free recreational outdoor spaces bylaw.

Cannabis control

Smoke-Free Nova Scotia’s position regarding the legalization and regulation of cannabis is limited to those aspects related to the physical and mental harms caused by smoking or inhaling cannabis and the re-normalization of smoking and tobacco use.

This includes:

  1. Smoking cannabis or inhaling heated cannabis products using devices, including, but not limited to, e-cigarettes, vapes, bongs and waterpipes/hookah
  2. Prohibiting smoking or inhaling cannabis products in public places where tobacco smoking and e-cigarette and waterpipe/hookah use are prohibited under Nova Scotia’s Smoke-Free Places Act and
  3. Regulating cannabis sales, marketing, display, advertising, promotion, accessibility and product formulation, including flavouring, similar to the regulation of tobacco, e-cigarettes and waterpipe/hookah products under Nova Scotia’s Tobacco Access Act

Read our full position here.

Federal
Provincial
Municipal

Each municipality may have their own bylaws governing smoke-free recreational outdoor spaces. Please click on your area to see if your municipality has a smoke-free recreational outdoor spaces bylaw. Please click here to see if your municipality has a smoke-free recreational outdoor spaces bylaw.