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[Texas] VIDEO: Houston bans smoking in city parks

Starting Sept. 2, all Houston city parks will be smoke-free, and those who don't follow the new rules could face a hefty fine. Syan Rhodes reports.
KPRC-TV (Houston, TX)
added Jul 24, 2014 09:42
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[Texas] Smoking banned at Houston city parks and libraries

The City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department and Houston Public Library have announced plans to ban smoking and tobacco products at all of their properties. Houston City Council met on Wednesday to discuss the new policy going into effect.
KPRC-TV (Houston, TX)
added Jul 23, 2014 21:00
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[California] City moves ahead with smoking ban — partly: Foster City Council postpones decisions on restaurant and apartments

After months of debate over how to protect the public in Foster City from secondhand smoke, the City Council voted 3-2 Monday to set aside two controversial aspects to move forward with updating its smoking ordinance. The council agreed to ban smoking i
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 12:05
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[New Jersey] Slow burn: Smokers likely to see rights extinguished on all Jersey beaches

Because New Jersey’s beaches are a hodge-podge of federal, private, public and quasi-public ownership, the proposed ban wouldn’t make smoking extinct everywhere along the state’s 127 miles of coastline.
NJ.com
added Jul 22, 2014 10:10
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Don't say 'butt” on beach, park smoking ban

Christie should support this broadened ban in the name of fire safety, health, the environment and simple respect for others. He should sign into law the bill, with no butts about it.
Parsippany (NJ) Daily Record
added Jul 18, 2014 17:48
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[Canada] Cigar businesses fuming over city patio exclusion (With video)

La Casa Del Habano, where Henderson works as the manager, is in the business of selling cigars. Smoking on the boulevard is apparently fine in Windsor, as long as the opportunity to do so is presented by merchants of food, booze and coffee. But it's a t
Windsor (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:36
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What about smoking on the ship?

As the health and well-being of our guests and crew is of the utmost importance, Norwegian Cruise Line will institute changes to its smoking policy for all sailings on or after November 1, 2014. The specific changes prohibit smoking on stateroom balconie
Norwegian Cruise Line
added Jul 18, 2014 16:37
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Norwegian Cruise Line latest to ban smoking on balconies

Norwegian allows cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars and pipes to be smoked outdoors in certain areas and on open decks, depending on the layout of the ship. It defended its inclusion of e-cigarettes in the ban on the basis that they “look so realistic… oth
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:17
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[New Mexico] Editorial: Step away from park smoking ban

in the tone of why-don't-we-all-just-get-along, parents could gently ask a smoker hanging out at swing sets or playgrounds to please move away from the kids while pursuing his or her addiction. So, Councilor Trujillo, while we sympathize with your effort
Albuquerque Journal
added Jul 18, 2014 16:01
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Cruise Lines to End Smoking on Balconies

“The cruise industry is following what hotel industry is already doing,” said Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor-in-chief of CruiseCritic.com. “They are limiting smoking, not banning it outright.” Nonsmoking areas have been growing in the past five years abo
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 18, 2014 11:51
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