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[New Jersey] Wildwood moves to ban smoking on Boardwalk

Barring any surprises, Wildwood’s Boardwalk will be smoke-free in 2018. The City Commissioners gave final approval Wednesday afternoon to an ordinance banning smoking on the Boardwalk and its adjoining ramps and stairs.
The Press of Atlantic City
added May 25, 2017 01:23

[North Carolina] Changes for Henderson residents who use electronic cigarettes

City commissioners voted on Tuesday night to add e-cigarettes to the city's existing smoking law that already includes tobacco products. With a four to one vote, it is now law that vaping is considered under the same definition as smoking.
WBTV Channel 3 CBS (Charlotte, NC)
added May 25, 2017 01:14

[Rhode Island] Providence City Council backs downtown smoking ban, but Mayor Elorza’s veto may hold

Providence City Council on Wednesday gave final approval to a proposal to ban smoking – and other tobacco products – in part of downtown, but the ordinance didn’t secure enough support to withstand a threatened veto from Mayor Jorge Elorza.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added May 25, 2017 01:08
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar to establish smoke-free zones in six regions

the government is exerting efforts to set up smoke-free zones in public areas in six states and regions - Yangon, Mandalay, Sagaing and Magway regions and Kayin and Shan states. For the purpose of protecting the young people from being affected by smoking
Xinhua Newswire
added May 24, 2017 17:21

[California] Laguna Beach makes citywide smoking ban official, a first in Orange County

Smoking in public alleyways, sidewalks and parking structures citywide will be off limits in this tourist destination in a month. The City Council May 23, voted 4-1 on a second reading to expand a ban already in place for beaches and parks. It bans smo
Orange County (CA) Register
added May 24, 2017 15:53

[Pennsylvania] Bethel Park considers making municipal parks smoke-free zones

The state Department of Health and Tobacco Free Allegheny has been encouraging Pennsylvania communities to make their parks and playgrounds tobacco-free for several years as part of its Young Lungs at Play program. In Allegheny County, at least 61 munici
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 24, 2017 15:52

[Indiana] VIDEO: Henderson Officials Pass Smoking Ban Ordianance

The Board of Commissioners voted to prohibit smoking within 15 feet of playgrounds and water features in city parks. It also includes a ban on e-cigarettes and vapors where cigarettes are not allowed. Another ordinance allows special event organizers t
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added May 24, 2017 02:32

[New Jersey] TREVELISE: Wildwood should let smokers smoke

I don’t even notice the smokers because I’m having too much fun on the rides and at the restaurants. It’s a shame that there are also people there who spend more time worrying what other people are doing than having a good time. I hope if they do ban smo
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added May 24, 2017 01:41
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[Canada] City of Regina poised to ban smoking on patios, playgrounds

The City of Regina is poised to replace its current smoking bylaw — which deals with indoor areas — with a new set of rules also banning smoking in many outdoor places, starting July 15.
CBC News (ca)
added May 24, 2017 01:26
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[Canada] Regina city councillors propose even stricter smoking, vaping bylaw

the committee, which is made up of all city councillors, voted in favour of banning smoking and vaping at all city-owned spaces at all times. City administration had recommended banning smoking at public events and within 10 metres of playgrounds and oth
CBC News (ca)
added May 23, 2017 12:59
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