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[Arizona] City of Phoenix testing out smoke-free park program; El Oso Park designated as 'smoke free'

The idea began in 2013 when students from Trevor G. Browne High School reached out to Vice Mayor Daniel Valenzuela's office about creating a smoke-free park near their school. On Tuesday, no smoking signs were installed at El Oso Park, located near 75th
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:22

[New York] The Capitol's new no-smoking cordon sanitaire

they have employed the signage equivalent of a shock-and-awe campaign: posted signs — either “NO SMOKING HERE TO BUILDING” or “NO SMOKING IN THIS AREA” every 10 to 15 feet all the way around the structure. That includes a singularly ugly semicircle of si
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jul 30, 2015 07:07
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[UK] Majority of people in favour of smoking ban on Brighton beach

The majority of people are in favour of a smoking ban on Brighton beach and think the plans should be considered for other British resorts. Many of those questioned (48%) said they thought stopping people lighting up would make traditional seaside towns
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:02
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[Arizona] Students, officials clear the air with smoke-free park

Student advocates and public officials cleared the air Tuesday morning when they finished installing new signs in Phoenix's first smoke-free park. The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board approved the no-tobacco policy at El Oso Park, near 75th Avenue and
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jul 30, 2015 04:29

[California] Supervisors takes second look at secondhand smoke

The Tulare County Health Advisory Committee presented its recommendations as to how to proceed when it comes to e-cigarettes to the Board of Supervisors. In two separate measures the committee suggested that the County add e-cigarettes to its current ord
Foothills Sun-Gazette (Exeter, CA)
added Jul 30, 2015 04:27
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[Ohio] Grant awarded to promote tobacco-free initiatives

Partners for a Drug Free Milford-Miami Township recently was among four Greater Cincinnati entities to share $180,000 in grants awarded by Interact for Health for tobacco-free initiatives. A ceremonial presentation of a $50,000 check was made to that org
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Jul 30, 2015 04:19
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[UK] Stoke-on-Trent City Council approves Hanley smoke-free plans

People in Stoke-on-Trent are being asked about proposals to "control" smoking in some public spaces. The city council will launch a public consultation on its plans in October and, depending on the results, will seek to make some areas smoke-free. The co
BBC Online
added Jul 29, 2015 12:15

France shrugs off the smoking ban

A bill before parliament proposes forcing tobacco companies to use neutral packaging for cigarettes in place of colourful branding. It would also ban smoking in playgrounds in public parks, and in cars with passengers under the age of 12. It even takes a
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:31

Putt your butts somewhere else

These signs alerting people of the new ban on smoking in parks were put up all around Wabash Park last Tuesday. The effort to prohibit smoking in Rantoul’s parks was led by students from J.W. Eater Junior High School.
Rantoul (IL) Press
added Jul 28, 2015 16:25

[Rhode Island] HOBAN: Could smoking be snuffed out in downtown Providence?

A former mayor...wants to ban smoking from all of downtown Providence. And the president of the City Council has said he supports the prohibition. “They’re sitting on curbs, sitting on steps, standing in the doorways of buildings . . . if it’s warm or co
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 26, 2015 06:12
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