Category Archives: Alberta

Grande Prairie modifies Bylaw

Grande Prairie modifies Bylaw

The City of Grand Prairie, AB has modified Bylaw C-1278, Smoke Free Playgrounds, Athletic Fields and Recreation Facilities Smoking is prohibited within a 10m radius of any playground equipment or athletic field or recreation facility. There is no exemption for sampling in vape shops.

Edmonton modifies Bylaw

Edmonton modifies Bylaw

The city of Edmonton has modified Bylaw No. 14614, Public Places Bylaw Treats e-cigarettes like combustible cigarettes, prohibiting their use in all inside spaces to which the public customarily has access, including restaurants, patios and workplaces, or within 10 metres of outdoor spaces like playgrounds, sports fields and spray parks. The bylaw permits demonstration and sampling…

Calgary modifies Bylaw

Calgary modifies Bylaw

Calgary, Alberta has modified Bylaw 57M92 to include vapour products. This bylaw treats e-cigarettes like combustible cigarettes which prohibits their use in all places to which the public customarily has access including restaurants, patios and workplaces, or within five meters of outdoor spaces like playgrounds, sports fields and skating rinks. There is an exemption that permits demonstration and sampling of vapour products and…

Cold Lake modifies By-law

Cold Lake modifies By-law

Cold Lake, Alberta has modified By-law Number 554-Pl-15 – A Bylaw Regulating Smoking in Public Places to include Electronic Cigarettes. This effectively treats vapour products exactly like combustible cigarettes.  This prohibits their use in all places to which the public customarily has access, including restaurants, patios and workplaces. There is no exemption for flavour sampling in…

Bonnyville Bylaw includes vapor products

Bonnyville Bylaw includes vapor products

Bonnyville, AB has Bylaw No. 1433-15, Respecting Smoke Free Public Places and Workplaces which includes vapour products The definition of smoking states: to inhale, exhale, burn or have control over a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, hooka pipe, or other lighted smoking implement designed to burn or heat tobacco or any other weed or substance for…

Red Deer decision to equate ‘vaping’ with smoking

Red Deer decision to equate ‘vaping’ with smoking

The city of Red Deer has decided to make a move against Electronic Cigarettes.  And no, ECTA is not happy about it as reported in this Calgary Herald article: A Thursday morning city statement says Red Deer “is clearing the air” on e-cigarettes “in response to questions from members of the community.” “Upon review of…