Category Archives: British Columbia

City of Prince George introduces Bylaw

City of Prince George introduces Bylaw

The City of Prince George, BC will implement Bylaw 8591, 2016, Smoke and Vape Free Places on May 1st, 2017. It is proposed that a person must not smoke or vapourize: in a vehicle for hire; in, or within six (6) metres of, an enclosed or partially enclosed shelter where persons wait to board a vehicle for hire or…

British Columbia Bill 14 Regulations come into effect on September 1, 2016

British Columbia Bill 14 Regulations come into effect on September 1, 2016

BC Bill 14, Tobacco Control Amendment Act, 2015 was introduced for first reading on March 5th, 2015, by the BC Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Terry Lake. Additional information posted by ECTA can be found here. Email notifications were sent out today to many who participated in the Consultation on regulations which thanked everyone for…

British Columbia Bill 14, Tobacco Control Amendment Act, 2015

British Columbia Bill 14, Tobacco Control Amendment Act, 2015

### Updated – See highlighted section at the bottom of this post On March 5th, 2015, the BC Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Terry Lake introduced Bill 14, Tobacco Control Amendment Act, 2015 for first reading. The Bill amends the Tobacco Control Act by adding electronic cigarettes, vaporizers and vapor into the act, regulating sales…

Lumby modifies Bylaw

Lumby modifies Bylaw

The Village of Lumby, BC has modified Bylaw 738, 2012, A Bylaw to amend the Parks and Public Places Bylaw No. 669, 2007 to include vapor products The use of vapor products is prohibited on the Salmon Trail, within 3 m of bus stops, in any green space including playgrounds, playing fields, spray park, pool, skate and/or…

Chilliwack introduces Bylaw

Chilliwack introduces Bylaw

The city of Cilliwack, BC has introduced Bylaw 4138, Regulate smoking on or within outdoor public spaces within the City of Cilliwack. The bylaw prohibits use of vapor products at all parks, including off-leash dog parks, playgrounds and outdoor public spaces, within 15 metres of the entrance to any public pool or ice rink, within 10…

Maple Ridge modifies Bylaw

Maple Ridge modifies Bylaw

Maple Ridge, BC has modified Bylaw 6968-2013, A bylaw to regulate smoking in the District of Maple Ridge to include vapor products. Use of vapor products is prohibited on and within 7.5 m of patios, in or within 7.5 m of an enclosed or partially enclosed transit shelter. Smoking is also prohibited within 7.5 m of…

Kelowna modifies Bylaws

Kelowna modifies Bylaws

The city of Kelowna, BC has modified the following Bylaws to include vapor products: Bylaw No. 11023 – Amendment No. 2 to Parks and Public Spaces Bylaw No. 10680 Bylaw No. 10680 – Parks and Public Spaces Bylaw Broad definition of smoking. Use of vapor products is prohibited in all parks, which are defined as “any…

Williams Lake modifies Bylaw

Williams Lake modifies Bylaw

The City of Williams Lake, BC has modified Bylaw 2227, Smoking in and around public buildings and during special events The use of vapor products is prohibited: inside a Public Building; within 7.5 m of an entrance to a Public Building, or of any air intake or window of a Public Building; in specific locations of a…

Vancouver introduces Bylaw

Vancouver introduces Bylaw

The city of Vancouver, BC has implemented Bylaw 11076: A By-law to amend Health By-law No. 9535 regarding electronic cigarettes By-law No. 9624: A Bylaw to amend Health Bylaw No. 9535 Health By-law – A By-law to provide for the care, promotion, and protection of the health of inhabitants This Bylaw modifies or adds the following…

Harrison Hot Springs modifies Bylaw

Harrison Hot Springs modifies Bylaw

The Village of Harrison Hot Springs, BC has modified Bylaw 915, Use of parks, beaches, public areas and boulevards to include vapor products. Vapor products may not be used in any building, structure, park or public space within the Village of Harrison Hot Springs.