Smoking Prevention: Background & Facts

Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable disease in Canada, killing 37,000 Canadians annually.

Learning about the negative health effects of tobacco use and nicotine addiction in the classroom can prevent smoking initiation among elementary school children.

For information about the health effects of smoking and tobacco use and where you can't smoke in Ontario, you can visit the following:

Need more information?
Call the Region of Peel - Public Health at 905-799-7700
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Caledon residents call free of charge at 905-584-2216

Revised: Thursday February 21 2019

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