Health Canada is looking to make some changes in terms of smoking. They’re proposing a country-wide smoking ban in apartment buildings and raising the minimum smoking age to 21.
The Federal Tobacco Control Strategy we have now was created in 2001 and is set to expire in March of next year. Health Canada says it’s looking at ways to modernize the government’s approach to help Canadians live tobacco-free lives, which will include raising the minimum smoking age and banning smoking at college and university campuses, public parks, and apartment buildings.
Doesn’t sound like something the smokers will be happy about…
Health Canada wants to drive down tobacco use to less than five per cent by 2035.