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BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7133.723r (Published 07 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:723
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    In recent years Canada has seen a gradual strengthening of federal, provincial, and municipal laws that deal with smoking in public and the sale of tobacco.

    Several municipalities and one province, British Columbia, are working towards a total ban on smoking in public places by 2000. And last April the federal government put the Tobacco Act into effect, which gives it authority to prohibit access …

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