Advocates for a smoke-free British Columbia
June 13, 2018

Toronto's first 'smokeless' condo starts sales ahead federal pot bill

A Toronto housing developer is bucking the trend by selling the GTA's first "smokeless" condominium.
Canadians across the country are closely watching the countdown to the legalization of cannabis this summer, with many businesses clamouring to join the multi-billion dollar pot industry.

A Toronto housing developer, however, is bucking the trend by selling the GTA's first "smokeless" condominium.

"We know that smoke moves between units in buildings, it's impossible to prevent that," explained Heather Tremain, CEO of developer Options for Homes. Tremain says the developer decided to go ahead with the idea after asking itself an important question.

"How are we going to make the best community possible and weigh the rights of the smoker and the person who doesn't want to be impacted — either tobacco or cannabis?" she said.  Read more.

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    BC Lung Association
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