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Tobacco-free hospital
Waypoint is a tobacco-free hospital
Smoke-free hospital

Waypoint is committed to providing a healthy and caring environment for all.

In accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and the Cannabis Act, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is completely smoke-free.

Smoking is prohibited on all campuses and hospital-owned or leased properties including gardens, parking lots, in parked cars on our sites. This prohibits the
 smoking/use of tobacco, electronic cigarettes and cannabis (medical and non-medical) on hospital property (indoor and outdoor grounds). 

This policy applies to all persons on hospital property including staff, physicians, learners, volunteers, contractors, patients, and visitors. 

The restriction on smoking or holding lighted tobacco on the outdoor grounds of a public hospital, a private hospital or a psychiatric facility does not apply to tobacco used for traditional Aboriginal cultural or spiritual purposes.

We understand this may be difficult for you while you are a patient here.

Your health care team is committed and trained to provide you with supportive measures during your stay. These include nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and smoking cessation information.