The Porcupine Health Unit is mandated to carry out inspections and respond to complaints regarding retailers to enforce the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA), 2017.
There are several penalties that a retailer could face for violating the SFOA, 2017. Retailers have a legal responsibility to ensure that they and their employees understand and comply with the requirements under the SFOA, 2017.
Tobacco products include:
Vapour products include:
Certain activities prohibited under the Act are considered offences. These include:
If you require further information about these investigations, please feel free to contact the Duty Inspector at (705) 267-1181, toll free 1 (866) 461-1818 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are no convictions at this time.