Last updated: March 6, 2023

Smoke Free Status of Outdoor Places

Does the law require any outdoor or quasi-outdoor spaces to be smoke free or restrict smoking in any way? Examples of such places include within a specified distance of doorways, outdoor patios of bars or restaurants, parks/beaches, outdoor stadiums, and outdoor markets.

Sports arenas and grounds (salles et terrains de sport)


The law prohibits smoking in sports arenas and sports grounds. This is interpreted as including outdoor sports grounds.

Perimeter around hotels


The decree prohibits smoking outside within five meters of hotels or other establishments for public accommodation that do not have smoking rooms or smoking areas inside.