Tips for taking action - Residents

Resident Resources

Practical tips for taking action when exposed to a neighbor's smoking

Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Rental Buildings

Policy Development Guidebooks

A how-to guidebook on policy development, including incentives, legal information and a step-by-step policy-development guide

Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Public, Non-Profit and Seniors' Housing

Policy Development Guidebooks

A how-to guidebook on policy development, including incentives, legal information and a step-by-step policy-development guide

Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Cooperatives

Policy Development Guidebooks

A how-to guidebook on policy development, including incentives, legal information and a step-by-step policy-development guide

Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Condominiums

Policy Development Guidebooks

A how-to guidebook on policy development, including incentives, legal information and a step-by-step policy-development guide

Smoke-free Housing Ontario

Public Health Background Information

Resource information for public health professionals assembled by Smoke-Free Housing Ontario

Sample Smoke-Free Policy for Rentals

Policy Resources

Smoke-free policy for rental buildings that can either be used as a lease addendum or can be included in a new lease

Sample Smoke-Free Policy

Policy Resources

Smoke-free policy for public, non-profit and seniors' housing that can either be used as a lease addendum or can be included in a new lease

Sample Smoke-Free Bylaw for Cooperatives

Policy Resources

Smoke-free bylaw (policy) for cooperatives, including definitions

Sample Smoke-Free Bylaw for Condos

Policy Resources

Smoke-free bylaw (policy) for condominiums, including definitions and sanctions

NIDA: Health effects of second-hand exposure to cannabis smoke

Public Health Background Information

This site published by the US GOV National Institute on Drug Abuse looks at the latest evidence about health, cannabis smoke, and second-hand exposure.

Legal Opinion on Smoke-Free Policies in Alberta

Policy Resources

A professional legal opinion on smoke-free policies for multi-unit housing in Alberta

Handout on info for Seniors' housing

Engagement Resources

One-page brief on smoke-free policies for senior's housing to print and handout as needed

Handout on info for residents

Engagement Resources

One-page brief with information for residents on smoke-free policies to print and handout as needed

Handout on cannabis and smoke-free housing

Engagement Resources

One-page brief on cannabis and smoke-free housing to print and handout as needed

Handout on benefits of smoke-free housing

Engagement Resources

One-page brief on benefits of smoke-free housing to print and handout as needed

Handout - Quick facts on smoke-free multi-unit housing

Engagement Resources

One-page handout with important facts and statistics regarding smoking, smoke-free policies and multi-unit housing. To be printed and handed out as needed

CDC: Why Smoke-free housing is a health equity issue

Public Health Background Information

This document by the CDC highlights the need for smoke-free multi-unit housing policies as a means of advancing health equity

CDC: Costs savings with smoke-free policies in public housing

Public Health Background Information

Peer reviewed article by the CDC on national and state cost savings associated with prohibiting smoking in subsidized and public housing in the United States

(PROPEL) Smoke-Free Housing: A Review of the Evidence

Public Health Background Information

This paper explores the issue of second-hand smoke particularly multi-unit housing, and considers the contribution of smoke-free home policies to greater health equity.