Cigar Aficionado

Comprehensive Smoking Ban in Ontario

Starting May 31, the province of Ontario will prohibit smoking in all enclosed public areas and enclosed workplaces, including restaurants, bars, casinos, sports arenas and tobacco shops. Backed by Premier Dalton McGuinty of the Ontario Liberal party, the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, a.k.a. Bill 164, received Royal Assent last June.

For more on this story, see the May 9 issue of Cigar Insider