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On Opening Day, Nearly Half of Major League Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free – MLB Cities Need to Finish the Job for Our Kids

Nearly half the Major League stadiums (14 of 30) will be completely tobacco-free as a result of state and local laws. In addition, the new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) reached last year between players and owners prohibits new MLB players from u
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:36
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[New Jersey] Another Shore town bans smoking on the beach — which one's next?

Longport has become the first town on Absecon Island to ban smoking on its beaches. The ban, which prohibits all kinds of smoking, including cigars, pipes and electronic devices on the beaches of this affluent Jersey Shore town, carries an initial fine
Philly blogs
added Mar 30, 2017 16:30
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[Pennsylvania] Ridley OKs smoking ban in township parks and fields

With the approval of Ordinance No.2029 by the commissioners at their March meeting, township parks and athletic fields will now be tobacco free. “Tobacco-free parks provide children with a clean and healthy place to play, as discarded tobacco waste makes
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[Asia, Korea - South] Yonhap News Smoking to be banned on main boulevard in southern Seoul

In an unusually tough anti-smoking move, one of Seoul's main boulevards will be declared a no-smoking zone and violators will face fines, officials said Wednesday. Seoul's Seocho-gu Ward Office said Gangnam-daero, a 5-kilometer-long major boulevard that
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:52
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[New Jersey] Longport becomes latest Jersey Shore town to pass ordinance stamping out smoking on beaches

The Longport Board of Commissioners passed an ordinance on Wednesday banning smoking on borough property and inside it's municipal facilities, which includes its beaches, Shore News Today reported. The measure also protects visitors to recreation centers
PhillyVoice.com
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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VA smoking ban gets first hearing in House

At a Wednesday hearing, a bill finally introduced to repeal that law was discussed publicly for the first time. “VA strongly supports this,” VA Deputy Undersecretary for Health Jennifer Lee told a House subcommittee. “We have proposed legislation for man
Stars & Stripes
added Mar 29, 2017 18:27
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society encourages B.C. municipalities to readdress smoke-free bylaw

In February 2017, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) addressed municipal leaders across B.C., inviting all to endorse the Society’s recommendation that the province expand the scope of the Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act to include bar and restaur
The Free Press (Fernie, B.C.) (ca)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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[Maryland] Rockville considers smoking ban on restaurant patios

If it is approved, smokers could be fined for lighting up in the outdoor eating areas of local bars and restaurants. Adam Zimmerman is a longtime advocate of smoke-free spaces in Rockville, now pushing for the city’s smoking ban to apply to outside dining
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:43
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[Netherlands] Dutch amusement parks, museums to ban smoking while you wait

Dutch tourist attractions and amusement parks are to ban visitors from smoking while they queue up, Dutch media reported on Tuesday. The list of locations where smoking will be discouraged outside includes Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, the Efteling amusement
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:23
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[Michigan] Community members asking for smoking ban in downtown Eaton Rapids

Braatz owns an ice cream shop on Main St. in Eaton Rapids. He is a big part of the conversation to ban smoking in downtown. He started that conversation after he saw a 4-year-old have an asthma attack from second hand smoke. "To see an asthmatic child g
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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