Smoke-Free Beaches in Ontario: Progress and Implications for Practice

 
Developed in response to a need for a summary of research evidence as well as practice experience articulated by the Tobacco-Free Sports and Recreation Community of Practice (TFSR CoP), this ten-page backgrounder makes the case for implementing smoke-free beaches, includes jurisdictional issues to consider, describes existing smoke-free beach bylaws in Ontario, as well as those in a sample of other jurisdictions outside Ontario, and discusses practice implications for Ontario. The backgrounder is a summary of scientific and grey literature as well as the results of an environmental scan and brief interviews with staff at four Ontario public health units. A two-page summary is also available.

Date of Resource:2011/11/01
Target Audience:health practitioners, enforcement officers, managers
Topic:prevention, community action, protection from second-hand smoke


File Type File Size
Smoke-Free Beaches in Ontario: Progress and Implications for Practice Summary (2-page summary) 470 kb
Smoke-Free Beaches in Ontario: Progress and Implications for Practice (full report) 958 kb
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