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[Indiana] Lapel bans smoking in town parks

Lapel Town Council approved an ordinance Tuesday banning smoking in the town-owned recreation areas and parks. The ordinance came after the city received several complaints of both underage and adult cigarette smoking in parks that bothered children and
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Apr 28, 2016 20:27
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[South Dakota] Yankton Warns Citizens The Danger Of Littering With Tobacco

The City of Yankton and the Yankton Tobacco Education Coalition reminds all citizens that the Yankton Parks are tobacco-free. In 2006, the Yankton Tobacco Education Coalition asked the City Commission to support a tobacco-free parks policy. All the city
Yankton (SD) Press & Dakotan
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
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VIDEO: Should smoking be allowed again in Michigan bars, restaurants?

A growing number of residents and business owners are pushing for changes to the state law banning smoking in bars, restaurants and veteran's halls. "Ban the Ban Michigan" is proposing an amendment to current state law that would allow smoking in outdoor
WWMA-TV: FOX 17 (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Apr 27, 2016 21:45
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[North Carolina] Ask SAM: Will Bowman Gray Stadium become smoke-free?

Answer: “For many years, we’ve provided a significant portion of our outdoor seating as a designated non-smoking section, and we’re always open to opportunities to improve the experience for everyone,” said Loren Pinilis, the spokesman for the stadium. He
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2016 18:35
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[California] Smoking banned from San Francisco parks for animal health

The goal is to reduce cigarette butt litter and improve health conditions for park visitors, including furry and feathered friends, and water-dwelling wildlife. They said billions of cigarette butts flow into the San Francisco Bay annually and harm fish,
CBS
added Apr 27, 2016 18:19
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[UK] Southwark council encourages no smoking in children's playgrounds.

Southwark council has introduced a voluntary smoking ban in children’s playgrounds. The scheme has been rolled out across 60 playgrounds in the borough to help reduce children’s exposure to second hand smoke.
South London Press (uk)
added Apr 26, 2016 13:42
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[Canada] Peel Region poised to ban waterpipe smoking in public places

Peel Region is poised to join Toronto and other cities... Recommendations to enact a bylaw prohibiting the use of waterpipes or hookahs “in enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces and specified outdoor places” are scheduled to be presented at the Apr
Sachem and Glanbrook Gazette
added Apr 26, 2016 13:30
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[California] Health Highlights: April 25, 2016: San Francisco Bans Smoking in Parks to Protect Animals

Citing a health threat to animals, smoking has been banned in 65 parks by the East Bay Regional Park District in the San Francisco area. The move is meant to help keep the air clean and keep beaches, bays and wild lands free of cigarette butts that can
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 25, 2016 21:31
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[UK-Wales] Smoking to be BANNED at Caswell Bay as part of new trial

ONE of Swansea's most popular beaches will be the first in the area to go smoke free. A ban on smoking will be trialled at Caswell Bay as part of a drive to create more smoke-free places. Swansea Council says the ban, which comes into force from April
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Apr 25, 2016 14:30
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking still banned - but you can freely puff on e-cigs on Vale Hospital grounds

the rules have been relaxed on vaping in a bid to further cut smoking rates. This comes despite mounting evidence that e-cigarettes are also toxic and extremely harmful to the lungs. This was the conclusion of Harvard researchers in this 2015 study.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Apr 24, 2016 02:26
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