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[UK] LETTER: Outdoor smokers would soon find another spot

Sir, While I am firmly in the antismoking camp, I find myself in complete agreement with David Hockney about the proposal to prohibit smoking in public parks. There cannot be any health grounds for this ban; any smoke generated will be dispersed well befo
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 18:18
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[UK] LETTER: The health benefits of smoking

Sir, I would like to lend my support to David Hockney in his views on the health-giving benefits of enjoying a quiet fag... I am 70. I am healthy. I smoke a pipe (I am smoking it as I write). I loathe the modern obsession with health. I hope that I shall
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 18:17
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[UK] Heresy of the week: Tolerance for smokers should start with an apology to non-smokers

the desire to push our tormentors even further away from us isn’t just about defending ourselves, but getting our own back too. Like fresh air, revenge is sweet. I’m not defending this attitude for a moment, but it does explain why the smokers’ lobby kee
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:22
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[UK] Plans to tackle smoking problem at former Ilfracombe pub approved

PLANS to prevent “intimidating” smokers gathering outside an Ilfracombe pub were passed this week. The former Buddy’s Sports Bar on Ilfracombe High Street is set to be transformed after permission was granted for an innovative new smoking area.
North Devon Journal (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:12
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[UK] Campaign group, Forest, has criticised suggestions Waltham Forest council would consider banning smoking in parks

Simon Clark, director of the pro-smoking campaign group, Forest, completely rejected the idea. He said: "There's no justification for banning smoking in parks... "Tobacco is a legal product. Smokers must be allowed to light up somewhere. "Adults shoul
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:03
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[UK] LETTERS: Banning smoking in parks is not the way to stop children from lighting up

SIR – Owing to a medical condition, my husband rarely takes walks. When visiting parks or gardens, he will sit on a bench and have a smoke while I take a short walk around on my own. A ban on smoking in public parks would deny both of us this small pleas
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:46
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[UK] Mum calls on Harrogate council to consider playground smoking ban

Harrogate Borough Council are asking the public should smoking be banned in playgrounds after a mum urged them to address the issue. Lonneke Van Anraad, 32, from Kings Road said she was disgusted to see people smoking in the Valley Gardens play area ove
Harrogate Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:45
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[UK] Westcountry bid to have smoke-free play parks and beaches

The Westcountry’s non-smoking majority are reclaiming another piece of fresh air. Smokers, already banished to pavements and draughty outdoor shelters, are to be told to stub it out in some Westcountry children’s play parks – and the idea could eventuall
Western Morning News (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:43
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[UK] Park smoke ‘ban’ ignored

A Blackpool park volunteer says smokers are still lighting up close to children’s play areas despite a smoking ban in open spaces. Gary Pennington, chairman of the Friends of Highfield Park in South Shore, was speaking after it emerged London is consider
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:31
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[New York] ARCHIVE: The Real Reason Behind Public Smoking Bans | The Rundown

“I discovered the evidence was really weak,” explained lead author Ronald Bayer, a professor at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. “The evidence of harm to non-smokers on the beach or in a park from someone smoking is virtually non-ex
PBS
added Oct 20, 2014 10:22
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