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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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[Pennsylvania] Moon passes resolution banning smoking at township recreational areas

There will be no more lighting up tobacco products at playgrounds, fields, parks and recreational areas in Moon. Supervisors passed a resolution to participate in Allegheny County Young Lungs at Play, a program established to eliminate children's exposu
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 6, 2018 18:26
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[Canada] Hampstead to ban smoking in all public places with no public consultation

Hampstead is proposing to pass a public smoking ban next month. Smoking would be prohibited in all public places within the town, including streets, sidewalks, parks, municipal vehicles, town buildings and land next to those municipal buildings.The town
The Suburban (ca)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:26
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[Maryland] New Proposal Would Raise Tobacco Sales Age To 21

Maryland high school students and representatives from several advocacy groups are working to pass legislation that would raise the minimum sales age of all tobacco products to 21. House Bill 0953 and Senate Bill 0456 would tobacco sales age to 21 here i
WJZ 13 (Baltimore, MD)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:50
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[West Virginia] Bills restricting tobacco sales, smoking around children don't make it out of committee

Time ran out on legislation that would have made it illegal to sell tobacco or tobacco products to anyone in West Virginia under the age of 21. Neither Senate Bill 13 or House Bill 2331 made it out of committee: SB 13 languished in judiciary, while the h
WVNews.com
added Mar 6, 2018 14:50
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Could This Be the Year for a Hefty Tobacco Tax Increase in Kentucky?

In a state where tobacco has a rich history, a movement is underway to increase Kentucky’s tax on cigarettes. Supporters say it would reduce smoking rates and save lives while opponents argue a tax hike will hurt farmers and the economy. But with the s
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:49
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