Programs and Services
The City of Kingston's No Smoking By-law prohibits smoking in all enclosed public places and work places as well as a number of newly designated outdoor places. In November of 2012, the City of Kingston approved the addition of the following outdoor places to the number of designated public places where smoking is prohibited:
- parks & beaches,sports fields & playgrounds,
- outdoor community meeting areas,
- within 3 metres of all entrances or exits of publicly accessible places and work places,
- within 9 metres of entrances or exits of municipal buildings, and
- within 9 metres of Kingston Transit shelters located at the Cataraqui Centre, Kingston Centre, and St. Lawrence College transfer points.
- For more information, contact the Tobacco Information Line at 613 549-1232 ext. 1333 or email email@example.com
Through the Take Control program, KFL&A Public Health helps people become smoke-free through workplace support; employees who want to be smoke-free can have group sessions in their workplace. Call the Tobacco Information Line for more Information.
Whether you are planning a pregnancy, are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have recently given birth, this program can help you and your family become tobacco-free. Free individual support from a public health nurse is offered, along with carbon monoxide breath testing and access to subsidized nicotine replacement therapy, while supplies last. For more information or to register, please call the Child & Baby talk Phone Line.
Whether you’re trying to quit, trying to support someone who is quitting, trying to understand how smoke-free laws affect your business, or just looking for support in the community, the Tobacco Information line can help. 613-549-1232 or 1-800-267-7875, ext. 1333