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Health Unit Says Smoking And Vaping Cannabis Not Permitted On Upcoming Cannabis Cruise

Tuesday September 10th, 2019, 2:15pm


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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is warning that activities tied to the upcoming Cannabis Cruise not comply with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017.

The sold out event is scheduled for Friday, September 20th hosted by Windsor River Cruises and Border City Entertainment.

The Health Unit says that organizers have been notified of the potential for violations of the Act should patrons engage in the smoking of tobacco or cannabis, or the vaping of any substance while on board.

The health unit says that cannabis cruise falls under sections of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act pertaining to the smoking or vaping of cannabis in an enclosed workplace, enclosed public place, as well as on a bar or restaurant patio.

In addition, the consumption (including smoking, vaping, or eating) of cannabis on a vehicle or boat that is being driven or at risk of being put into motion, is prohibited under the Act.

Violations carry a minimum fine of $305 for the first offence and can be applied to the patron or the organizers of the event.

More to come  . . . .

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