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[California] Another Tobacco Bill Off to Governor

On Thursday, a bill banning smokeless tobacco at major league baseball stadiums in California passed its final legislative hurdle, an Assembly concurrence floor vote, and now is on its way to the governor's desk for a signature. AB 768, by Assembly membe
California Healthline
added Aug 28, 2015 19:33
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[Virginia] James City supervisor wants county to consider smoking ban

"When it comes down to parks and recreations, we have quite a few families that have been at some of our sporting events where people are smoking or smoking cigars, kids are exercising and that smell wafts through the air," Kennedy said. In addition to
Virginia Gazette
added Aug 27, 2015 12:50
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[UK] Smoking in children's play areas could be banned

a move designed to stop youngsters being exposed to second-hand smoke and prevent young people from starting to smoke in the first place. Calderdale Council is currently gathering feedback on the proposal and is planning more consultation on the issue ov
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Aug 27, 2015 08:37
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[UK-Scotland] Scots back tighter smoking restrictions in outdoor spaces

Two thirds (66 per cent) of those from Scotland back bans in playgrounds, with many in favour of restrictions in outdoor restaurants (49 per cent) and public parks (40 per cent). One in five (19 per cent) said they would travel further to visit a smoke f
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 08:25
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[Australia] Outdoor areas in Victorian restaurants to be a smoke-free zone from mid-2017

Anti-smoking groups express concern over two-year delay but health minister says businesses need time to make changes before tobacco ban comes into place
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:47
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[UK] Staff abused as they try to stub out smoking outside hospital

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has banned people from smoking on its premises but has found it difficult to enforce the rules outside its buildings. As a result, new mums and maternity staff at Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:28
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[UK] Chief exec tells of 'verbal abuse' when asking people not to smoke on hospital grounds

Professor Tricia Hart, chief executive of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust... “When we politely ask people to refrain from smoking on the site, my staff, including me have been on the receipt of verbal abuse and at times made to feel quite uncomf
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:26
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[New Jersey] Cinnaminson snuffs out smoking at parks, municipal properties

A smoking ban will go into effect in a matter of days following approval of an ordinance last week by the Township Committee to make the practice illegal on township property. Violators of the smoking ban would be subject to a $250 fine for a first off
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added Aug 24, 2015 07:18
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[Oregon] COIC considers smoking ban at facilities

Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council is the public to take an online survey through Aug. 28 to show whether they would support a smoke, tobacco and vape-free campus.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 22, 2015 11:00
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[UK] 'Please don't smoke at hospital entrances' pleads trust with no powers to ban lighting up on its site

The hospital, which is run by South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, operates a strict no-smoking policy in all buildings and grounds. But the trust has no way to legally enforce the policy - meaning that smokers regularly smoke close to department
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:24
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