Apr 09, 2014 — OTTAWA, Ont. Public health officials say Ottawa's smoking rate is now the lowest in the province. New figures released yesterday conclude that 11% of Ottawa's population were smokers as of the end of 2012.
Ottawa is also marking the two-year anniversary of expanded smoke-free rules that banned smoking from outdoor patios, city parks and beaches, and outdoor festivals as of summer 2012. Go to full article
St. Lawrence County's strict new smoking ban takes effect Saturday.
May 03, 2013 — Today is the last day tobacco use is permitted on St. Lawrence County property. A ban takes effect Saturday that outlaws smoking, chewing, and other tobacco uses on property owned or leased by the county. Go to full article
Jul 14, 2003 — To smoke or not to smoke on government property is the question St. Lawrence County legilsators are asking the public to weigh-in on. Lawmakers are holding a hearing on whether to ban smokers from lighting up on county property; even in their cars. Jody Tosti reports. Go to full article