Smoking and vaping to be banned on all provincial government properties starting Sept. 27

Posted: September 18, 2023 2:49 pm
By Ben Cleary

Starting Wednesday, Sept. 27, smoking and vaping will be prohibited on all government property, including buildings, grounds, vehicles and parking lots.

The new rule applies to employees, visitors and contractors.

In a news release, the provincial government said quitting smoking or vaping is one of the best things a person can do for their health. People who want to quit smoking are encouraged to reach out to the Newfoundland and Labrador Smokers’ Helpline to explore the programs and resources available to individuals in this province to help in quitting smoking or vaping.

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