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[Canada] Almost time to butt out on Winnipeg patios

The city’s Standing Policy Committee on Protection, Community Services and Parks voted three to one Tuesday in favour of amending Winnipeg’s outdoor smoking bylaw to ban smoking on patios. Councillor Ross Eadie was the lone holdout voting against the ch
Global News (ca)
added Jan 10, 2018 05:20
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[Canada] Council considers banning smoking in outdoor public spaces

With the legalization of marijuana just around the corner, tobacco smokers could see a change in smoking laws as well. Town council discussed restricting smoking in public places at its Monday meeting. “I would like to see us move towards having a byla
Oliver (BC) Chronicle
added Jan 10, 2018 05:18
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[Canada] Public smoking ban coming

Staff with the Town of Oliver will be creating a bylaw to restrict smoking in many public spaces and facilities, as directed by council on Monday. Oliver's Parks and Recreation Society asked the town to come up with a bylaw that restricts smoking in spa
Castanet.net (ca)
added Jan 10, 2018 05:17
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[New York] AUDIO: Legislator proposes ban on smoking in cars while kids are inside

Burke appeared Tuesday morning on the campus of the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. He explained that he was inspired to research and draft this bill after witnessing a motorist smoking, with the car window opened slightly, with a child sitting
WBFO (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:40
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[New York] VIDEO: Erie Co. proposal would ban smoking in cars with kids present

Legislator Patrick Burke (7th District) teamed up with Tobacco-Free Western New York and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Tuesday morning to announce proposed legislation to ban smoking in a vehicle when children are passengers. Cigarette smoke i
WIVB.com (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:37
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[New Jersey] BUTTERFLIES, BOOZE, BUT NOT BACTERIA — WHAT NJ’S LAST-MINUTE LAWS COVER

A-3975/S-3361 permits smoking in certain facilities for medical or health-related scientific research. It is now legal to smoke indoors in New Jersey, but only for scientific purposes. The new law carves out a pocket in the strict “no smoking” state pol
NJ Spotlight
added Jan 9, 2018 22:07
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[New York] Lawmaker wants to ban people from smoking in cars with child passengers

Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke intends to propose a local law banning smokers from smoking in their cars if there are child passengers. The Buffalo Democrat is scheduled to announce the proposed law at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. He s
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jan 9, 2018 03:00
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[California] Santee City Council ending smoking on trails in the city

The City Council on Wednesday said it is prohibiting cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and vaping devices on trails within Santee city limits. Marijuana is already prohibited on city property. The council agreed that keeping the trails clean and safe a
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jan 14, 2018 03:15
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Girl Scouts fight to change a smoking law in Aurora

"We are working on our Silver Award project and, tonight, we would like to propose some future ordinance for not smoking in a car with a minor present," said Amelia Malchow, from Girl Scout Troop #60789 during a Sept. 25 Aurora City Council meeting. Mal
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:58
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[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council approves age 21 requirement for buying tobacco

City Council gave final approval Monday to an ordinance that will ban the sale of tobacco products to people under age 21, rather than the current legal age of 18, with the higher age aimed at reducing early access and addiction.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 11, 2018 02:10
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