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[Washington] Arlington passes smoke-free parks law

The City Council's unanimous decision to adopt a tobacco- and smoke-free law for all city parks Aug. 18 was preceded by some unorthodox testimony. Although the council's agenda stipulated that the public comment period was for matters not on the agenda,
Arlington (WA) Times
added Aug 20, 2014 09:46

Clearing the Air of Navajo’s Smoke Free Workplace, Traditional Tobacco OK

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed Executive Order No. 12-2014 into law on August 14 and said it was to protect the health of tribal employees. “The use of commercial tobacco is prohibited at all interior spaces operated by the Executive Branch,”
Indian Country Today
added Aug 19, 2014 16:23

[Georgia] Kennesaw City Council votes to ban smoking in parks

voted 3-2, with council members Leonard Church and Jim Sebastian opposed, to approve an ordinance removing smoking areas from city parks, making Kennesaw’s 130 acres of public parks smoke free. The ordinance also includes the city’s public cemeteries.
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Aug 19, 2014 07:12

[Africa, Nigeria] Law Banning Public Smoking Begins In Lagos

With effect from Sunday,17 August, 2014, anybody caught smoking in public places in Lagos State,will be arrested and prosecuted, says the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA)...Smokers, who smoke in the presence of a minor or anyone below
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:11

[Kansas] Some Lawrence residents say 10-foot smoking rule not being enforced

But four years later, some Lawrence residents who signed a recent petition to ban smoking on Massachusetts Street think the rule isn't being enforced.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Aug 17, 2014 10:48

[Colorado] E-cigarette business unbowed by expanded ban

City Council unanimously voted to expand the city's outdoor smoking ban to include electronic cigarettes. Three weeks after it went into effect, on July 26, how has the ban changed the landscape for local e-cigarette businesses...? It hasn't.
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Aug 17, 2014 07:24

[Kentucky] FILLMAN/PATTERSON: Owensboro needs tougher smoking ban ($$)

A new proposal to the city commission, which was first considered at the commission meeting on Aug. 5, would ban smoking in all establishments open to the public and public spaces.
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Aug 17, 2014 07:09

[California] Manhattan Beach will begin smoking ban enforcement Monday

City Council in June prohibited smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, in all public places in town. Smoking already was prohibited on the beach, The Strand, the greenbelt and in parks.
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Aug 17, 2014 06:32

[Delaware] Kent ponders park smoking ban

fect the county's six parks, including Brecknock Park in Camden, Browns Branch Park in Harrington and Big Oak Park in Smyrna, said Keith Mumford, the county's parks and recreation director. The ban would cover cigarettes, cigars, snuff and other smokeles
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Aug 16, 2014 15:57

[New York] Churchill: Do new tobacco laws have rights going up in smoke?

I don't want to go back to the days when a 10-year-old could walk into a store and emerge with a pack of cigarettes. But if an adult is aware of the risks and wants to do the same, it's not my business.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Aug 14, 2014 16:01
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