Fines have been increased for anyone who contravenes the Act and the use of electronic cigarettes is now subject to the same rules as those of cigarettes and other tobacco products. In addition to existing prohibitions, smoking is now also banned:
• In outdoor play areas intended for children and open to the public, including pools and skating rinks, as well as within a 9 meter perimeter of said areas;
• On sports fields and playgrounds, including areas reserved for spectators;
• On the grounds of summer camps, grounds of daycare centres and schools.