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There are many reasons why people use needles, including for health conditions. Needles that are not disposed of properly can pose a safety risk to our community. Needlestick injuries and sharing needles and other drug equipment can put you at risk for getting an infection.
While neither nuclear installations are regulated by the CNSC, the Windsor Essex County Health Unit and the local municipalities want the residents living within the primary zone and secondary zones to be treated the same and be as prepared as all other Canadian residents living near a nuclear installation.
The Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA), 2017, effective October 17, 2018 repeals the existing Smoke-Free Ontario Act and the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015, replacing them with one legislative framework.