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[New Zealand] Parliament's public entrance goes smokefree, but total ban stubbed out

Speaker David Carter has announced that the forecourt and lawn on Parliament grounds are now smokefree, although smoking is allowed in other, less public areas. News of a smoking ban in areas of Parliament comes after MPs pushed ahead with plans to requi
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:10
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[UK] Smoke-free surgery plea

DOCTORS are appealing to patients across the borough to stub out their cigarettes and stop smoking outside GP surgeries after complaints from other patients. Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group has urged smokers to refrain from lighting up outside the e
Oldham Evening Chronicle (uk)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:06

happy 100th, national parks! now, how about going 100 percent smoke-free?

A 100 percent smoke-free policy for national parks would mean: Curbing cigarette butts littered alongside America’s treasures. Cigarettes are the no. 1 most littered item...Protecting the environment from the toxicity of cigarette waste...Safer park visi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 25, 2016 12:58

[Arkansas] No ifs, ands or butts Parks director presents information on proposed no-smoking ordinance

The Eureka Springs City Council is working with the parks commission on a proposed ordinance that would ban smoking in city parks. Parks director Justin Huss presented information on the proposed ordinance Monday night, telling the council he was approa
Lovely County (AR) Citizen
added Aug 25, 2016 03:04

[Minnesota] Ellendale's city parks go tobacco-free

The policy took effect immediately after the July meeting... Perhaps the biggest selling point for those on the council was how many young people came to meetings expressing their full support, Kibler said. “There was no pushback at all, no negative impa
Owatonna (MN) Peoples Press
added Aug 25, 2016 03:00

[Texas] Dallas council will vote on no-exceptions smoking ban for parks

Dallas' Quality of Life and Environment Committee voted to send the full council a proposed ordinance banning smoking in all public parks — without exceptions. The park board's proposal, which passed in early June after many months of delays and debates,
Dallas Morning News
added Aug 23, 2016 13:28

[Maine] VIDEO: Bangor council approves ban on smoking in city parks

City Councilors approved a controversial ban on smoking in the city's parks Monday night. The 8-1 vote followed much debate among councilors as well as members of the public. The dissenting vote of Councilor David Nealley was due to concerns of enforcem
WLBZ 2 (Bangor, ME)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:26

[Maine] Bangor passes ban on smoking in city parks geared toward kids

city councilors on Monday night approved a ban on smoking in city parks that includes playgrounds, swimming pools, ball fields and other amenities geared toward children. The move, which was approved 8-1, was intended to protect children and families from
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 23, 2016 13:25

[Canada] Smoking on the margins: a comprehensive analysis of a municipal outdoor smoke-free policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study examined the formulation, adoption, and implementation of a ban on smoking in the parks and beaches in Vancouver, Canada.... Overall success with the implementation of the bylaw is tempered by potential increases in health inequities because o
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:16

[UK] Ban on smoking in playgrounds?

Smoking in children’s playgrounds and engaging in ‘inappropriate’ behaviour in certain public buildings could all be banned if North Somerset Council brings in new legislation next year. The council wants to introduce public space protection orders to cr
Weston Mercury (uk)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:12
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