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Tobacco Use Prevention Program
|Legal Name||The Regional Municipality of Halton|
|Alternate Name||Public Health|
|Office Phone||311 or 905-825-6000 |
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-442-5866 (1-866-4HALTON)|
|Address & Map|
Halton Regional Administration Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
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|Located In Community||Oakville|
|Nearest Main Intersection||Bronte Rd and QEW|
|Mailing Address||c/o Halton Region Health Department|
|Wheelchair Accessibility||Fully Accessible|
|Primary Contact||Helen Ross, Manager, Chronic Disease Prevention|
|Alternate Contact||Nicole Mathews, Manager, Healthy Environments|
|Primary Executive||Dr Bob Nosal, Medical Officer of Health|
|Alternate Executive||Dr Monir Taha, Associate Medical Officer of Health|
|Areas Served||Halton Region|
|Description||The Tobacco Use Prevention Program |
* provides information, support and resources about tobacco use prevention.
* targets all Halton adults and youth, and works with other programs to address tobacco-related health issues among children.
The Halton Region’s Health Department tobacco programming is aimed at:
* preventing young people from smoking
* protecting people from second-hand smoke
* helping people to quit smoking
* denormalizing the tobacco industry
* promoting tobacco-free sport and recreation
Public health inspectors inspect and enforce the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) in all premises that sell or distribute tobacco products. The SFOA makes it illegal for anyone to sell or supply tobacco products to individuals under the age of 19 years.
Public health inspectors also provide education and information to tobacco retailers and the community.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal|
|Service Level||(20) Regional Government|
|Service Categories||Smoking Cessation ~ Youth ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Smokers|