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[Washington] Mint Tea's pot smoking tent raises legal issues

Fabric draped along the open-sided structure is meant to block passers-by on the sidewalk from seeing the smoke just feet away...Eckert also has to abide by the state's law on smoking in public places...smoking in all places of employment cannot occur wit
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Jul 29, 2014 13:35

VIDEO: WATCH: Filipino prankster cutting stranger's cigarette, smokers pissed

A Filipino prankster from Baguio surge Metro Manila to create a prank video by cutting off the cigarette of smokers on the street. Though many of the strangers got pissed off, this prank was created to show people that they can do things outside of social (ph)
added Jul 29, 2014 13:32

[Kansas] Citizen’s petition calls for smoking ban on Massachusetts Street

Lawrence software developer Mike DuPont says he is sick of walking on Massachusetts Street and smelling like cigarette smoke when he gets home. He especially doesn't want to expose his 2-month-old baby to it. So he recently started an online petition to
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jul 29, 2014 12:43

Merseyside restaurant believed to be the first in the UK to ban smoking from their beer garden

Complaints from customers leads Barbacoa in Crosby to make their outside dining area smoke free
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Jul 29, 2014 09:37

[Texas] Here's where you can still smoke in Houston

This week word came that Houston’s public parks, golf courses and pools will be smoke-free zones come September. Parks and Recreation Department Director Joe Turner announced the new policy at a City Council Quality of Life Committee meeting Wednesday.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 29, 2014 01:53
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Should We Ban Smoking on Oregon's Beaches?

The department says it prefers to educate, rather than punish, beach goers, and hopes to only issue citations to repeat smoking offenders. Do you think banning smoking on Oregon beaches is necessary?
Portland (OR) Monthly
added Jul 28, 2014 22:02

[China] Beijing smoking ban review broadcast live

Beijingers were able to watch live online footage of the city's lawmakers jousting over a draft law on smoking control on Friday morning. The Standing Committee of the Beijing Municipal People's Congress started to deliberate on the draft at 9 a.m.. The
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 28, 2014 17:27

[South Africa] Public smokers face $500 fine or 6 months jail term

MINISTRY of Health and Child Care has called on the law enforcers to descend on public smoking offenders as the ministry intensifies its crackdown on citizens reluctant to comply with the Public Health Act (Tobacco Control) Regulation 264 of 2002 which p
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Jul 28, 2014 15:22

[New Zealand] Inner city streets a step closer to becoming smoke-free

A broad stretch of inner-city Wanganui will be declared a smoke-free zone on October 1, assuming the district council endorses a recommendation from its strategy and policy committee. The committee on Friday discussed a draft smoke-free policy prepared
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 28, 2014 11:01

Oregon Moves To Ban Smoking On Beaches

The move this week by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department follows an earlier ban on smoking at most other state park properties. Chris Havel, OPRD spokesman, said it’s partly a response to concerns that the earlier smoking ban, enacted in February
added Jul 27, 2014 19:02
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