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Vaping is the inhaling and exhaling of the aerosol produced by a vaping product. These products are more commonly known as vapes or e-cigarettes.

What are the health risks?

There are risks of vaping. It can increase your exposure to chemicals that could harm your health (such as causing lung damage). Vaping could also expose you to nicotine, which is addictive.

Ready to stop vaping?

Quitting vaping can be hard, but you don't have to do it alone.

Check with your primary care provider

  • Talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner about supports available through their office. You can call the office and ask at reception if they have a stop smoking/vaping program.
  • If your provider offers the STOP program, ask about counselling support and free nicotine replacement therapy.


  • Offers a smoking cessation program where you can speak with a quit coach over the phone. 
  • You can set up follow-up calls with the same quit coach
  • You can call any time, 24/7
  • Call 8-1-1 and follow the prompts for smoking cessation 

Smokers' helpline 

  • Provides online and texting support
  • Visit Smokers' helpline to join the online discussion forum, online chat, or find resources
  • Text iQuit to 123456 for texting support

talk tobacco

  • Free Indigenous quit smoking and vaping support service to help you quit
  • Call 1-833-998-8255 (TALK) for phone support
  • Text CHANGE to 123456 for texting support
  • Visit for information on the online community of support and live chat 

Quash app

  • This is a judgement-free app to help you quit smoking and/or vaping.
  • Download the Quash app to create a quit plan, get tips, track cravings and progress, and more!

Where is vaping allowed?

The Smoke-Free Ontario Act outlines where you can't smoke or vape in Ontario. Check your local municipal bylaws to see if there are any additional smoking or vaping regulations in your community.

To obtain No Smoking and No Vaping signs required by law, contact us.

Report a complaint

To report a complaint, contact us. All complaints are kept confidential.

The Smoke-Free Ontario Act, which covers both smoking and vaping, is enforced by Tobacco Enforcement Officers at HPPH. The officers conduct inspections of public places and workplaces to ensure compliance with the law, respond to complaints about offences, and lay charges when necessary.

Contact Us

Huron Perth Public Health

Huron Office
77722B London Road, RR #5, Clinton, ON
N0M 1L0

Perth Office
653 West Gore St., Stratford ON N5A 1L4
Toll-free 1-888-221-2133

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