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Health Services (Smoking) Regulations, 2017

COMMENTS: The Health Services (Smoking) Regulations are the primary instrument addressing smoke-free areas, protection of minors, and tobacco advertising and promotion. The regulations designate certain areas as smoke-free, restrict certain forms of advertising and promotion, and announce the powers of inspectors.

Health Services (Packaging and Labelling of Tobacco Products) Regulations, 2017

COMMENTS: The Health Services (Packaging and Labeling of Tobacco Products) Regulations are the primary instrument on packaging and labeling, outlining the authority responsible for creating warnings, the number of warnings that must be used and when, how warnings should be displayed, and related offences. Schedules for this law include the graphics and language to be used on warnings.

Health Services (Amendment) Act, 2017

COMMENTS: The Health Services (Amendment) Act amends the Health Services Act to include a definition of “electronic smoking device,” and provides that the law is “for the protection of persons, particularly minors from the consumption of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices and from exposure to tobacco smoke and emissions from electronic smoking devices.”

Health Services (Prohibition of Tobacco Smoking in Public Places) Regulations, 2010

COMMENTS: The Health Services (Prohibition of Tobacco Smoking in Public Places) Regulations regulated smoking in public places. These regulations were repealed by the Health Services (Smoking) Regulations of 2017 and are offered for informational purposes only.

Health Services (Protection of Minors from Tobacco Products) Regulations, 2010

COMMENTS: The Health Services (Protection of Minors from Tobacco Products) Regulations regulated the sale of tobacco products to minors. These regulations were repealed by the Health Services (Smoking) Regulations of 2017 and are offered for informational purposes only.

Health Services (Amendment) Act, 2009

COMMENTS: The Health Services (Amendment) Act contains the definition of “tobacco product.”

To the best of our knowledge, all laws provided here are in effect as of December 14th 2020, unless otherwise noted.