Advocates for a smoke-free British Columbia
January 17, 2019

Most Canadians Would Ban Smoking in Multi-Family Buildings

In the online survey of a representative national sample, seven-in-ten Canadians (72%) support banning smoking (tobacco and marijuana) in multi-family buildings, while one-in-four (25%) are opposed.
The highest level of support for the ban is observed among women (74%), Canadians aged 55 and over (also 74%), Quebecers (75%) and British Columbians (74%).

More than two thirds of Canadians (69%) agree with the federal government’s decision to implement plain and standardized tobacco packaging. This was one of several areas covered by Bill C-5, which also established guidelines for vaping products. Read more.

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  • Jack Boomer
    Director, Clean Air Coalition of BC
    T 250 721 4268
    C 250 589 4268
    jackboomer@shaw.ca

    Katrina van Bylandt
    Director, Health Communications
    BC Lung Association
    T 604 731 5864
    vanbylandt@bc.lung.ca

    Jennifer Randall Nelson
    Manager, Communications
    T 778 372 8024
    jennifer.randallnelson
    @heartandstroke.ca