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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Portland commissioners should say 'no' to the tobacco-ban herd

they should do what – sadly – counts these days as the weird thing: Challenge the conventional wisdom by asking how, exactly, tobacco users harm others in parks and on golf courses. If the best argument ban proponents can produce is that smokers look cool
The Oregonian
added Dec 19, 2014 16:33
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[Oregon] TILLMAN/GREENE: Banning tobacco use in Portland parks would not be sheep-like: Guest opinion

The Oregonian editorial board's interest in protecting personal freedom, readers may not know that only 15 percent of Multnomah County residents smoke, which means what we're really doing is protecting the freedom of 85 percent of the rest of the resident
The Oregonian
added Dec 19, 2014 16:30
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[Vermont] Church St. smoking ban begins Wednesday

"This gives people who are irritated by smoke the right to ask somebody to not smoke," said Burlington City Council President Joan Shannon. Signs say it all. Smoking on Burlington's Church Street Marketplace is no longer allowed starting Wednesday. "It t
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Dec 16, 2014 03:29
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[Vermont] VIDEO: Church St. Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect Wednesday

The much-debated smoking ban goes into effect on Wed., December 17. “Honestly, I think that if you really want to smoke, you should be allowed to smoke,” said Stephen Thompson, a smoker. “I don't think that the government or anyone else should be in our
WVNY ABC22 (Burlington, VT)
added Dec 14, 2014 20:17
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[Rhode Island] Providence parks go smoke free

Mayor Angel Taveras today announced that all of the city's parks will go tobacco free beginning March 11 of next year. “With this ordinance, we continue the ongoing work to reduce youth tobacco use, reduce exposure to secondhand smoke for all Providence
NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Dec 14, 2014 14:12
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Campus tobacco and even nicotine bans spike in past three years

Anti-smoking policies on college campuses have moved from “smoke-free outdoor air” campaigns to tobacco and even nicotine bans in the past several years, an anti-smoking youth activist told The College Fix. Many schools also reject tobacco industry fund
The College Fix/SFPA (Student Free Press Association)
added Dec 8, 2014 21:47
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[New Zealand] Calls grow to ban outdoor smoking

The Heart Foundation credits the smokefree law with a dramatic reduction in smoking rates but said to achieve the Government's goal of "Smokefree Aotearoa 2025" there needs to be a ban on smoking in all public places - particularly the outdoor areas of b
New Zealand Herald
added Dec 8, 2014 14:18
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University of Alaska Board of Regents to consider broad tobacco ban on campuses

The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
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University of Alaska Board of Regents to consider broad tobacco ban on campuses

The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
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[Oregon] Portland Parks Board recommends smoking, tobacco ban, in city parks: Portland City Hall Roundup

A citizen advisory board is recommending that Portland ban tobacco products -- including chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes -- in all city parks. The Portland Parks Board issued the recommendation Wednesday to Commissioner Amanda Fritz after months of stu
The Oregonian
added Dec 5, 2014 17:07
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