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[Iowa, Nebraska] Point-Counterpoint: Should smoking be banned everywhere?

Smoking was banned in public places in 2008 in Iowa and Nebraska with a few exceptions — mainly casinos. Should smoking be banned everywhere? Online editor Leeanna Ellis and news clerk Emily Nield light up the debate in this week’s “Point-Counterpoint.”
Washington County (NE) Enterprise and Pilot Tribune
added Oct 9, 2015 17:55

[Florida] Oviedo bans smoking, vaping controversially

City Council passed an ordinance on Monday that bans the use of all tobacco products on city property – the city’s latest move in creating a “smoke free” and “tobacco free” environment. But several residents and speakers were up in arms over the ordinanc
Seminole Voice (Orlando, FL)
added Oct 9, 2015 17:41

[UK] Most would back smoke-free outdoor events where children are present in Widnes and Runcorn

A survey found that 69% of people questioned support the idea of smoke-free events and spaces where children are present in Runcorn and Widnes. Halton Borough Council said that 5% of 100 questionnaire participants were opposed. A council spokesman said
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 08:30

[UK] Halton moves to outside smoking ban

Demand for smokefree events and spaces with children present is high in Halton, according to a new survey, albeit with a tiny sample. In a survey, sixty-nine people in Halton questioned were supportive of smokefree outdoor events for children and famili
Cheshire Today (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 08:26

[California] Council urged to consider smoke-free Angels Camp

Because of the orientation of the city, its tall buildings and narrow pathways, cigarette smoke — from as little as a few smokers walking down the street — can become trapped, ultimately altering the air quality. Reesman said, in many instances, smoke f
Sonora (CA) Union Democrat
added Oct 8, 2015 11:15

[Colorado] Regulation without representation: tobacco and e-cigarette stores frustrated with smoking ban

hookah lounge Narghile Nights and multiple other tobacco and e-cigarette stores in the city. When interviewed, managers and owners of these establishments all said the city should have done more to reach out to them before making decisions that would affe
Rocky Mountain Collegian (Colorado State University)
added Oct 8, 2015 11:10

[New York] Tobacco-free initiative struggles to spark among students

Following an initial decrease in the number of cigarette butts found in the newly demarcated no smoking areas and a reduction in people visibly smoking directly outside Bobst and Weinstein, students have resumed their old habits, uninhibited by recent rel
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Oct 7, 2015 01:34

[North Carolina] E-cigarettes banned in public places in Durham come Jan. 1

Starting next year, e-cigarettes will be banned on most public property in the city and rest of Durham County. That includes areas within 100 feet of bus stops, in public parks, enclosed shopping malls, elevators, some sidewalks and city and county prop
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Oct 6, 2015 22:14

[Florida] Smoking banned in Oviedo public parks, city-owned property

Inside a packed city hall, Oviedo City Council passed the ordinance Monday night, which bans the use or smoking of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes at all city parks and city facilities.
News 13 (Orlando, FL)
added Oct 6, 2015 13:19

[Netherlands] VVD MP says anti-smoking group should lose tax-free status

Ziengs wants the government to end the tax-free status of anti-smoking charity Clean Air angry that the organisation wants to stop people smoking in their own gardens if it causes a nuisance to others. (nl)
added Oct 5, 2015 14:10
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