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Tobacco Free Environments: Hospitals

New Brunswick

Smoke-free hospitals
There is no safe level of second hand smoke. Smoke-free hospital properties reduce harm, promote healthy choices and support a safe and healthy environment for everyone, including patients, staff and visitors. 

Horizon Health Network's Smoke-Free Together Initative 
(Information for patients and visitors, FAQs, etc.) 

Horizon is committed to health promotion and disease prevention; this initiative supports our mission of helping people be healthy. Effective September 29, 2015, the entire Saint John Regional Hospital property will be smoke free. This policy will be extended to all Horizon hospital properties over the next 12 months.

Success Story: "Horizon Health Network’s Smoke-Free Environment Policy: A Positive Change Moving New Brunswick Towards a Healthier Future. Saint John Regional Hospital First Property to Go Completely Smoke-Free."

Vitalité Health Network's Smoke-Free Together Initiative
(Information for patients and visitors, FAQs, etc.) 

The Vitalité Health Network is committed to health promotion and disease prevention; this initiative supports our mission of helping people be healthy. Effective January 1st, 2016, all of the Vitalité Health Network facilities and grounds will be 100% smoke free.

Success Story: "The Movement for Outdoor Smoke-free Spaces is growing in New Brunswick. All Vitalité Health Network’s Hospitals and Clinics Will Respect a Smoke-free Environment Policy on Their Properties."

 

Other Resources

Resources for smoke-free workplaces 

 

 

 



New Brunswick Policies and Legislation


Smoke-free Places Act
Legislation regarding the New Brunswick Smoke-Free Places

For further information or to report a violation of the Smoke-Free Places Act, please call 1 866-234-4234

Smoke-free Places Act - Regulations
Regulations under the New Brunswick Smoke-Free Places Act