Planning smoke free events is an important step in reducing the negative impacts of commercial tobacco use in the community. Smoke free community spaces promote health and culture and show the next generation that using commercial tobacco is not the norm.
This info sheet discusses various reasons to adopt and enforce smoke free policies and practices to protect participants and staff at special events.
Smoke free events draw the important distinction between traditional and commercial tobacco, helping ensure traditional use of tobacco remains sacred. Creating a smoke free event takes leadership, collaboration, and clear communication. This guide is designed to walk the user through every step of the way to ensure a healthy, safe, and successful event.