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[Texas] Smoking in Fort Worth bars and bingo parlors ends soon. Are city parks next?

In December, the City Council updated the city's smoking ordinance to include bars and bingo parlors. The new law goes into effect March 12. Organizations pushing for a smoke-free city pursued the change, saying the city has not kept pace with public sen
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Mar 7, 2018 04:08
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[Illinois] As 'Tobacco 21' effort grows, some suburbs prefer to wait before trying to increase tobacco-buying age

While a local effort to increase the purchasing age of tobacco products to 21 gains momentum in several northwest suburbs, officials in neighboring villages have said they're waiting to see how state lawmakers act before formally weighing in on the debat
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 8, 2018 03:28
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[Canada] Hampstead wants to ban smoking in public, even on streets and sidewalks

The town of Hampstead, in Montreal's west end, plans to ban smoking in all public outdoor spaces, and if adopted, the bylaw would be the most restrictive anti-tobacco legislation in Canada. Hampstead Mayor Bill Steinberg told CBC the proposed ban would
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:11
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[Ohio] Cortland prohibits smoking in parks

Saying they want to make sure people visiting the city’s parks are in a healthy environment, council Monday unanimously approved banning smoking in those recreation areas. “We are legislating common sense to protect our children,” said council President
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Mar 8, 2018 01:09
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Proposal to ban smoking in Indianapolis public parks could come to vote in April

It could be as soon as next month that the proposal could advance to the point where it will be a full council vote. The sign on the Monon Trail says what you cannot do on the trail, from speeding to having pets off-leash. Right now smoking is not on th
WISH-TV Channel 8 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:17
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[Canada] Hampstead introduces sweeping smoking ban

Montreal suburb would be 1st Canadian town to ban smoking in all public outdoor spaces — even on sidewalks
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 7, 2018 04:07
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[Canada] Hampstead moves to butt out smoking in public areas

City council has tabled a bill that would ban smoking on all streets, sidewalks and public parks, citing a concern over the danger of second-hand smoke. Residents and visitors would still be able to smoke on their property or in their homes or cars if t
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 7, 2018 04:07
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[Canada] Hoteliers want city to tweak patio smoking ban

A city-wide smoking ban on patios at Winnipeg restaurants and bars is one step away from becoming a realization this spring. The city’s Standing Policy Committee for Protection, Community Services and Parks voted 2-to-1 in favour of the ban, which is s
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Mar 7, 2018 04:05
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[Canada] Hampstead moves to ban smoking on city property, including streets and sidewalks

And 'Once marijuana becomes legal, smoking it will also be banned in public spaces'
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 7, 2018 04:02
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[Canada] The Town of Hampstead Drafts By-law Respecting the Use of Tobacco Products and other Substances

"Second hand smoke is dangerous, especially for the elderly, people with lung diseases and children," stated William Steinberg, Mayor of Hampstead. "That is why we are banning smoking in public in Hampstead. Once marijuana becomes legal, smoking it will
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 7, 2018 04:01
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