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[Australia] Pubs busted on alleged flouting of outdoor smoking laws

MORE than a third of outdoor smoking areas in pubs and other venues serving alcohol have been caught flouting the law. The Liquor and Gaming branch has discovered many venues have modified outdoor smoking areas by partly enclosing them. While the hospi
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:46

Illinois may soon ban smoking in beer gardens, outdoor seating areas

ew rules proposed by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Puffing would be explicitly banned in beer gardens, patios and other outdoor seating areas in the next six to nine months if the new regulations are adopted, according to a description of the
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Aug 23, 2014 11:42

LOVE: Smoking ban would undermine Oregonians' relationship with the beach: Guest opinion

this ban on our beaches is a bureaucratic overreach that borders on draconian. It's probably unenforceable, and it's completely unnecessary. It also undermines Oregon's unique legacy of people freely recreating on the state's publicly owned beaches.
The Oregonian
added Aug 22, 2014 06:43

[Illinois] Emanuel urged to ban smoking in city parks, apply cigarette tax to other tobacco products

“Chicago’s beaches and playlots are smoke-free, but the parks themselves are not,” Joel Africk, president and CEO of the Respiratory Health Association, told a City Hall news conference called to kick off Smoking Cessation Awareness Week. “New York City
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 21, 2014 13:25

[Oregon] Beach smoking restrictions hearings set

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department reminds people wishing to comment on proposed rules that would restrict smoking of tobacco products on the ocean shore recreation area will have a chance to make comments in person at four public hearings ... All hea
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Aug 21, 2014 13:21

Oregon holds first public hearing on proposed coastal smoking ban

Oregon parks officials will hold an initial public hearing on Wednesday night into a plan to would make the state the first to ban smoking along its entire coastline. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission will conduct a series of such hearings, taki
added Aug 21, 2014 13:07

[Washington] Arlington passes smoke-free parks law

The City Council's unanimous decision to adopt a tobacco- and smoke-free law for all city parks Aug. 18 was preceded by some unorthodox testimony. Although the council's agenda stipulated that the public comment period was for matters not on the agenda,
Arlington (WA) Times
added Aug 20, 2014 09:46

Clearing the Air of Navajo’s Smoke Free Workplace, Traditional Tobacco OK

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed Executive Order No. 12-2014 into law on August 14 and said it was to protect the health of tribal employees. “The use of commercial tobacco is prohibited at all interior spaces operated by the Executive Branch,”
Indian Country Today
added Aug 19, 2014 16:23

[Georgia] Kennesaw City Council votes to ban smoking in parks

voted 3-2, with council members Leonard Church and Jim Sebastian opposed, to approve an ordinance removing smoking areas from city parks, making Kennesaw’s 130 acres of public parks smoke free. The ordinance also includes the city’s public cemeteries.
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Aug 19, 2014 07:12

[Africa, Nigeria] Law Banning Public Smoking Begins In Lagos

With effect from Sunday,17 August, 2014, anybody caught smoking in public places in Lagos State,will be arrested and prosecuted, says the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA)...Smokers, who smoke in the presence of a minor or anyone below
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:11
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