** The following is a summary that is meant as a guide to assist in placing campaigns related to tobacco advertising. It is recommended that the official legislation and legal counsel be consulted before undertaking or accepting any advertising to ensure legal obligations and interpretations are accurate.
Tobacco law is governed federally however provinces and municipalities may enact their own bylaws. Where there is a conflict between a provision of federal Act and a provision of a provincial bylaw that regulates, restricts or prohibits smoking, the more restrictive provision prevails. In most cases provincial statutes do not address general media advertising but detail from the corresponding Act follows for your information.
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Governed by the Manitoba Provincial Tobacco Smoking Strategy
- Does not detail general advertising guidelines or those specific to OOH, federal guidelines should be followed.
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Amendments current as of August 2005
Date of OMAC update: November 2012