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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Milford To Hear Public Input On Proposed Park Smoking Ban

is considering a smoke free policy outside at city little league fields, playgrounds, beaches, and city sponsored events. The discussion will begin Wednesday night at a public hearing at 7:30 pm at the Parsons Government Center. The city said that the
WTIC Foxct (Hartford, CT)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:13
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[Oregon] Portland's Smoke-Free Hemp Festival

The Tenth Annual Portland Hempstalk was held last weekend at Portland’s Tom McCall Riverfront Park, the site of many large festivals. The pro-Hemp/Pro-legalization of recreational adult use event was held just 38 days before Oregonians vote to join the
CounterPunch
added Oct 1, 2014 14:39
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[Texas] Smokers were seen at FallsFest despite a new ordinance desinged to ban smoking at parks ($$)

WICHITA FALLS, Texas - FallsFest has come and gone for another year, but for some people, lack of ordinance enforcement left a bad taste in their mouths — because of smoking.
Wichita Falls (TX) Times Record News
added Oct 1, 2014 09:01
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More Connecticut towns move toward smoke-free parks

Municipal health and recreation officials say it’s not just about second-hand smoke, but also about setting an example for youth and, least important, making cleanup easier. Chris Stan, spokesman for the state’s Department of Health, said the Tobacco Us
New Haven (CT) Register
added Sep 28, 2014 19:20
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[Canada] Vancouver poised to ban e-cigarettes from beaches, parks, patios (with poll)

is proposing a ban on e-cigarettes everywhere tobacco smoking is prohibited. That includes beaches, parks, the seawall, public golf courses, bus shelters, patios and within six metres of any door or window into a building. Council is scheduled to vote o
Metro (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:56
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[Canada] BUTLER: Smoking ban? What smoking ban?

The airport’s approach should be adopted by the other public places trying to curb smoking. Without enforcement, the current self-regulating bans are not eliminating the problem, so providing a space for smokers will at least protect the non-smokers.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:51
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[UK] Total smoking ban at University Hospital given go ahead

Smoking at Coventry's University Hospital will be banned completely A total ban on smoking at the University Hospital site in Coventry has been approved this afternoon. Visitors who ignore the ban could be escorted from the site at Walsgrave. The whole
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:49
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[California] Hermosa Beach pledges tighter no-smoking enforcement, eyes licenses for tobacco sellers to protect minors

The Hermosa Beach City Council has agreed to more actively enforce its three-year-old ban on smoking in public areas such as the Strand, the city pier and the popular Pier Plaza. The council also tentatively agreed to add e-cigarettes to the smoking ban.
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Sep 26, 2014 16:41
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[California] Disney makes it clear: Vape only in smoking areas

Anaheim parks post signs at entrances, telling e-cigarette users to join traditional smokers in designated spots.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Sep 26, 2014 09:00
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[Australia] France Proposes Tough Antismoking Measures

Tobacconists and cigarette producers in France reacted angrily ... “They aren’t attacking the problem of smoking; they are attacking a network of 27,000 small businesses.”... “We are not an island like Australia,” said Eric Sensi, corporate affairs dire
New York Times
added Sep 25, 2014 18:27
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