Women's College Hospital is a smoke-free environment. The use of tobacco products is prohibited in all areas of the hospital including the inside of the building and the exterior grounds. This policy applies to staff, volunteers, students, visitors and patients who are within the boundaries of Women's College Hospital.
Women's College Hospital is in compliance with provincial and federal legislation for our healthcare facility, including: Smoke-Free Act of Ontario, Federal Tobacco Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act and Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
The Smoke-Free Ontario Act prohibits smoking tobacco in all enclosed workplaces and public places, to protect workers and the public from the hazards of second-hand smoke. This includes public and private hospitals and psychiatric facilities.
Under the Act:
The grounds of all hospitals in Ontario must be completely smoke-free by January 1, 2018.
Please help us be a smoke-free facility by refraining from smoking on Women’s College Hospital property.
For more information about the Smoke-Free Ontario Act: