Healthy Lifestyle

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Live Tobacco-Free

Smoking is the number one cause of
preventable death and disease in Ontario

Tobacco kills half of all its long-term users. That equates to 36 Ontarians a day or 13,000 Ontarians per year. We want to help the public to live tobacco-free by providing information on:

Highlights

Live Tobacco-Free

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Quitting

Toronto Public Health offers FREE quit smoking programs at various community locations in Toronto.

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Second-hand Smoke

Create a smoke-free home to protect yourself, your family members and visitors from exposure to second-hand smoke.

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Legislation

It is now against the law to smoke within nine metres of an entrance or exit of any building that is used by the public.

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Enforcement

Toronto Public Health provides information to the public concerning enforcement action taken under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act

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Hookah and Shisha

Tobacco and non-tobacco shisha have serious health impacts for smokers and those exposed to second-hand smoke.