The following organizations oppose smoke-free policies, sometimes
quite vocally. They have sections on their websites dedicated to
their concerns about the alleged harmful impact of smoke-free bylaws.
By far the most common argument is that smoke-free bylaws hurt business
(please refer to our "Economic Impact"
section for a discussion of the validity of these claims). Please
click on the following organizations to learn more about tactics,
suspected and/or confirmed collaboration with the tobacco industry,
and their activities across the province.