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The ordinance would ban smoking (defined to include vaping or e-cigs as well) in a large part of the city; so it might be easier to talk about where smoking wouldn’t be illegal. Puffing will be permitted in private homes, any retail tobacco business or
Nola Defender
added Nov 22, 2014 16:45
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[Vermont] Montpelier council considering smoke-free parks, downtown

City Council will soon consider making the parks in Montpelier smoke free, a proposal the city’s Parks Commission is already behind. A second idea, limiting smoking downtown, was also brought up at this week’s meeting and will be explored in the future.
Rutland (VT) Herald
added Nov 22, 2014 12:57
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[Illinois] Tolono parks will soon be smoke-free

Park district officials voted to ban smoking in all village parks in Tolono starting Jan. 1, 2015, in an effort to protect health, comfort and environment. Starting next year, it will be illegal to smoke in any enclosed park facility or on any public par
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Nov 21, 2014 12:45

[Oregon] Clatsop County may ban smoking in county parks

The Clatsop County Recreational Lands Planning Advisory Committee is recommending that county parks be included in the county’s existing no tobacco policy. The no tobacco policy, created in 2011, is enforced outside county department buildings.
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:40

[Wisconsin] Paul Soglin, council members move to add e-cigarettes to Madison smoking ban

Mayor Paul Soglin and nine City Council members are proposing to add electronic cigarettes to Madison’s smoking ban, which prohibits smoking in most indoor places as well as posted areas of parks and beaches. The measure, to be introduced Tuesday, comes
Wisconsin State Journal
added Nov 19, 2014 15:49

[Texas] RAGLAND: The great, smoke-free outdoors

If smoking is a genuine public health threat, and the city’s already banning it in most enclosed public spaces, why do we tolerate it in parks where young kids come to play? We shouldn’t. Not when we know the dangers of secondhand smoke. Not when we’re
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 19, 2014 12:36

[Illinois] FERGUSON/SCHEFFLER: Parks should prohibit the use of tobacco

The Lee County Health Department and KSB Community Wellness support local students leading the effort toward a tobacco-free park policy. Both organizations identified smoking as a priority health issue in their most recent community health needs assessm
Sauk Valley (IL) Newspapers
added Nov 19, 2014 12:30

[California] Last coastal city holdout may reconsider smoking ban

Oceanside is expected to re-evaluate in December its decision not to ban restaurant patio smoking. City Council considered a no-smoking ordinance in June 2013, but the item did not receive a motion for a vote. Oceanside is the only North County coastal c
Coast News (Encinitas, CA)
added Nov 18, 2014 16:17

[Colorado] BOULDER CITY COUNCIL MEETING: AGENDA, November 18, 2014 5:30 p.m.

H. Introduction, first reading and consideration of a motion to order published by title only, Ordinance No. 8015 amending Chapter 6-4, B.R.C. 1981, adding a new section 6-4-3.5 “Smoking Prohibited in Public Places,” including electronic smoking device
City of Boulder, CO
added Nov 18, 2014 11:19

[Colorado] Boulder considers whether outdoor smoking ban should include e-cigarettes

Boulder City Council is considering two versions of a broad outdoor smoking ban, one that includes e-cigarettes and one that does not. The City Council holds a first reading and vote on the smoking ordinance Tuesday. The council could adopt one version o
Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Nov 18, 2014 10:48
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