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[UK] Plans to tackle smoking problem at former Ilfracombe pub approved

PLANS to prevent “intimidating” smokers gathering outside an Ilfracombe pub were passed this week. The former Buddy’s Sports Bar on Ilfracombe High Street is set to be transformed after permission was granted for an innovative new smoking area.
North Devon Journal (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:12

[UK] Campaign group, Forest, has criticised suggestions Waltham Forest council would consider banning smoking in parks

Simon Clark, director of the pro-smoking campaign group, Forest, completely rejected the idea. He said: "There's no justification for banning smoking in parks... "Tobacco is a legal product. Smokers must be allowed to light up somewhere. "Adults shoul
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:03

[UK] LETTERS: Banning smoking in parks is not the way to stop children from lighting up

SIR – Owing to a medical condition, my husband rarely takes walks. When visiting parks or gardens, he will sit on a bench and have a smoke while I take a short walk around on my own. A ban on smoking in public parks would deny both of us this small pleas
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:46

[UK] Mum calls on Harrogate council to consider playground smoking ban

Harrogate Borough Council are asking the public should smoking be banned in playgrounds after a mum urged them to address the issue. Lonneke Van Anraad, 32, from Kings Road said she was disgusted to see people smoking in the Valley Gardens play area ove
Harrogate Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:45
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[UK] Westcountry bid to have smoke-free play parks and beaches

The Westcountry’s non-smoking majority are reclaiming another piece of fresh air. Smokers, already banished to pavements and draughty outdoor shelters, are to be told to stub it out in some Westcountry children’s play parks – and the idea could eventuall
Western Morning News (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:43

[UK] Park smoke ‘ban’ ignored

A Blackpool park volunteer says smokers are still lighting up close to children’s play areas despite a smoking ban in open spaces. Gary Pennington, chairman of the Friends of Highfield Park in South Shore, was speaking after it emerged London is consider
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:31

[New York] ARCHIVE: The Real Reason Behind Public Smoking Bans | The Rundown

“I discovered the evidence was really weak,” explained lead author Ronald Bayer, a professor at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. “The evidence of harm to non-smokers on the beach or in a park from someone smoking is virtually non-ex
added Oct 20, 2014 10:22

France: First Outdoor Public Smoking Ban in Paris Playgrounds

France has laid out its first official smoking ban in outdoor public places, with Paris enforcing a one-year trial ban in three playgrounds of the Parc de Montsouris. “[Paris authorities] will determine whether the measure should be made permanent and e
IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 20:01

[France] Paris bans smoking in park playgrounds

Smoking outlawed in children’s play areas of Paris park, with the move expected to be widened soon to include other outdoor spaces
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:47

[New Jersey] Three-block smoke ban a hot topic in N.J. city

The signs went up a bit over a week ago on the little stretch that is the Monmouth Street Business District in proudly blue-collar Gloucester City. They took most folks by surprise: The no-smoking symbol and the "100% Smoke Free Public Property" sign.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Oct 19, 2014 19:44
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