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Smoking policy change at a homeless shelter: Attitudes and effects

Expected effects of the partial ban were similar to actual effects. Partial outdoor smoking bans may be well supported by homeless shelter residents and may have a positive impact on shelter resident health.
Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 23, 2014 06:39

[UK] Islington Council to pilot voluntary smokefree playground scheme

Parents should take it upon themselves to make the borough’s playgrounds smokefree, the town hall has said. Under a new initiative designed to protect children from second-hand smoke, the council are setting up pilot smokefree zones at Fortune Street Ga
Islington Gazette (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 13:04
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[New York] ‘You See Your Boys, You Stop’: At Le Basket in Greenwich Village

You’re a bike messenger in New York City and you’ve just finished your day...“Rather Be” played on a Bluetooth speaker, accompanied by the din of Broadway traffic and the rumbling subway below, as beer cans were popped and the no-smoking sign disregarded
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2014 17:46

[Massachusetts] Worcester health official says new tobacco regs will block loopholes

will allow the city to keep pace with "other" tobacco products that slip through regulatory loopholes. The proposed amendments include a ban on flavored tobacco products in retail establishments in the city, with the exception of tobacco shop-style store
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 18, 2014 18:33

[New York] Huntington bans smoking on town beaches; sets housing hearing

The Huntington Town board has unanimously voted 5-0 to ban smoking at its eight town beaches. Previously, smoking was banned only at town playgrounds. The ban does not include the parking lots at the beaches.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 18, 2014 18:21
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[Michigan] Smoking ban recommended for Liberty Plaza and 76 other Ann Arbor parks

The city's Park Advisory Commission on Tuesday made a formal recommendation to the city administrator to designate 77 city parks as smoke-free.
Michigan Live
added Sep 18, 2014 15:22

[UK] Lincoln council staff face ban on smoking breaks

Staff at City of Lincoln Council offices face a ban on smoking breaks during working hours, as well as extension of non-smoking areas to include council premises and surrounding areas.
The Lincolnite (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:29

[Michigan] Park commission wants to ban smoking at 77 Ann Arbor parks

The PAC looked at other cities with similar bans and consulted with a public health expert before sending their recommendation to Ann Arbor's city administrator, Steve Powers. He is the one who has the power to approve it.
WDIV-Ch. 4 (Detroit, MI)
added Sep 17, 2014 21:53

[Louisiana] Abbeville Adopts Smoke-Free Air Ordinance

It forbids smoking in places like city parks, government buildings, government vehicles, and even forbids smoking inside private businesses. However, bars and bingo halls are exempt from the new ordinance.
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:55

[Massachusetts] High times at Boston Freedom Rally despite park smoking ban

But on Sunday it seemed the ban had little to no effect on the smoke-friendly event, despite the threat of a $250 smoking fine. Patrol officers meandered peacefully through crowds emitting that unmistakable fragrance, and rallygoers made no attempt to hi
Metro International
added Sep 17, 2014 15:08
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