As a store owner who sells tobacco products, you have a very important role. You are the first line of defense in preventing tobacco products from getting into the hands of our youth. It is your responsibility to lawfully abide by the rules and regulations of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act.
This website was created to assist ALL individuals involved in the sale of tobacco products. This section is specifically for you, the store owner, to help you understand how to enforce and comply with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act.
It is the responsibility of any employee selling tobacco to ensure that customers do not see products containing tobacco prior to purchase. All employees are responsible for fixing missing flaps on storage units if a flap is damaged.