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[Illinois] Beer gardens face a smoke-free ban

Illinois Department of Health says tighter regulations on outdoor smoking areas would make restaurants and bars healthier. This campaign to stop smoking in all enclosed areas such as beer gardens, started when Kouri’s Pub in Peoria was cited for lettin
The Daily Vidette (ISU, Illinois State University)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:38
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Outdoor smoking ban would violate rights

the editor of the Asbury Park Press (Editorial: “Latest Christie veto unhealthy,” Sept. 12) and Jeff Tittel, director of the New Jersey Sierra Club, wants to protect me from the dangers of secondhand cigarette smoke in parks and on beaches. What is wrong
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Sep 16, 2014 03:56
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Override veto of outdoor smoking ban

Kudos to the Asbury Park Press (Editorial: “Latest Christie veto unhealthy,” Sept. 12) and The Record of North Jersey for calling out Gov. Christie for his veto of a bill that would have banned smoking at all public parks and beaches.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Sep 16, 2014 03:55
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Christie says no again to good public policy

Christie isn’t governing for any of us, even though that’s his job. He’s governing for himself. You may not mind when you agree with him, but wait until you don’t. Then you may not be quite so content with a governor for whom his own home state is an afte
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Sep 16, 2014 03:53
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[New Jersey] Stile: Christie’s smoking-ban veto is noticed beyond N.J.

Even though most of these measures passed the Legislature with veto-proof majorities, Christie has successfully fended off every attempt to override his veto. He has also used the veto message to make a political statement aimed at a larger national audi
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Sep 16, 2014 03:51
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Invite e-cigarettes to the beach: Editorial Agenda 2014

Rather than adopting outdoor "smoking" bans that clumsily include both traditional and e-cigarettes, as Forest Grove and other cities have done, policymakers should allow both and actively encourage the latter as a more environmentally friendly alternativ
The Oregonian
added Sep 16, 2014 03:46
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[Connecticut] Suggestion To Ban Smoking In Southington Parks Wins Health District Support

An ongoing discussion about banning smoking in town parks won the support Thursday of the regional health district for Southington and Plainville. The unanimous vote by the Plainville-Southington Regional Health District means the board backs the idea o
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 15, 2014 15:07
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[New Jersey] Letter: Override Christie's veto of smoking ban on beaches, parks

Next time you go to a playground and someone is smoking and your kids are breathing secondhand smoke, or you are lying on the beach surrounded by cigarette butts, thank Gov....The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support; we need an override to pr
Trenton (NJ) Times
added Sep 14, 2014 12:44
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[Iowa] KUHN: Smoke-free park initiatives creating positive outcomes (Alex Kuhn guest view)

I understand there are opposing views on this issue and I respect and welcome all of those viewpoints. I am in no way disparaging smokers, whose choice to smoke I respect. But we have roughly 300 acres in Mason City devoted to city parks, and I am confi
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 14, 2014 12:42
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[Illinois] Chicago Park District Board expands smoking ban to parks, harbors

unanimously voted Wednesday to ban smoking from Chicago’s parks and harbors. ... The resolution includes any “lighted or vaporized substance in any manner or form,” including cigars, cigarettes, pipes, e-cigarettes and marijuana.
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 13, 2014 21:09
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