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Under the Tobacco Control Act convenience store owners are required to obtain a Tobacco Licence to sell tobacco and tobacco related products. Licence holders must also display signage indicating that only persons 19 years of age or older are permitted to purchase tobacco products. The legislation also requires that "No Smoking" signs be posted in retail areas.


  1. Completed Application for Food and/or Tobacco Licence opens new window (171 KB)
  2. Floor plan of the proposed premises indicating locations of equipment, rooms and sanitary facilities.
  3. Municipal approval, if applicable.


Statutes Regulations
Smoke-Free Environment Act Smoke-free Environment Regulations
Tobacco Act (Federal)  


No fee required.

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