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[Illinois] FERGUSON/SCHEFFLER: Parks should prohibit the use of tobacco

The Lee County Health Department and KSB Community Wellness support local students leading the effort toward a tobacco-free park policy. Both organizations identified smoking as a priority health issue in their most recent community health needs assessm
Sauk Valley (IL) Newspapers
added Nov 19, 2014 12:30
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[Australia] Smoking banned in NSW national parks

Smoking is to be banned in all 860 national parks in NSW, Environment Minister Rob Stokes has announced.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:19
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[UK] Government push to clean up Britain and make dropping litter 'as socially unacceptable as drink driving'

Motorists who allow rubbish to be thrown from their cars could be prosecuted as part of a bid by ministers to make dropping rubbish as “socially unacceptable as drink driving”. The Government is looking at making it easier for councils to fine people who
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 09:26
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[Oregon] Editorial: Smoke 'em if you've got 'em on the beach

“If we can accomplish those goals without a rule that would be difficult to enforce, we should try that first,” said a spokesman for the Parks and Recreation Department, and we wish that sentiment were more common in government.
Corvallis (OR) Gazette-Times
added Nov 10, 2014 23:39
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[Oregon] Coastline smoking ban punted

Officials said it would have been tough to enforce the prohibition along the 362 miles of Oregon coastline, all of which is public and much of which is wild and isolated. The department proposed the rule in February as a way to reduce secondhand smoke a
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 7, 2014 11:36
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[Ohio] Local parent lobbies for smoking ban in city parks

Thaden Brient, an Athens parent, spent about a month of his summer this year picking up cigarette butts from the grounds of Southside Park on Dairy Lane. Brient was in part cleaning up the park for his 9-year-old daughter, who uses the city's playground
Athens (OH) News
added Nov 3, 2014 19:52
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[UK] Smokers caught littering can swap fines for shopping vouchers

The pilot scheme, due to begin in December, will see those dropping cigarette ends or packets receiving a £30 shopping voucher if they can prove they have completed a council- commissioned stop smoking course and successfully given up.
Wandsworth Guardian (uk)
added Nov 3, 2014 11:12
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[UK] Is smoking set to be banned on Plymouth beaches?

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for a Government ban on smoking at Plymouth beaches. The call has come from environmental activists in Cornwall as part of a study which reveals the scale of damage marine litter causes. Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) say unless t
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Nov 1, 2014 22:52
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[UK] Calls to ban smoking on Devon beaches

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for a Government ban on smoking at Devon beaches. The call has come from environmental activists in Cornwall as part of a study which reveals the scale of damage marine litter causes.
Exeter Express & Echo (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:26
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[UK] Calls for smoking ban on beaches as litter chokes sea life

Cornwall-based Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) said action must be taken to reduce marine litter by 50% in the next six years and the consequences of failing to act are unthinkable. The group, which is based in St Agnes, has presented a legal framework to
Western Morning News (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:15
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