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[Connecticut] Parks, Schoolyards Could Become Smoke-Free

Board of Alders is considering whether to prohibit the use of any form of tobacco in parks, on public school grounds or on any other designated city-owned property. The way things stand now, you can light up on school grounds, said Downtown Alder Abby Ro
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Mar 3, 2015 13:17
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[New York] Memo: BILL NUMBER:A2595

This bill bans the use of electronic cigarettes under the Clean Indoor Air Act and certain outdoor areas. Electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, are electronic devices that deliver nicotine to the user. These devices do not contain tobacco
New York State Assembly
added Mar 3, 2015 04:00

[New York] A. 2595: AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to including electronic cigarettes within provisions regulating smoking in certain public areas

New York State Assembly
added Mar 3, 2015 03:58

[Canada] Cobourg strengthens no-smoking rules

Town of Cobourg has prohibited smoking and the use of tobacco products in all public places. The move follows recent changes to provincial legislation making it illegal to smoke on and around children's playgrounds and publicly owned sports fields and su
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Mar 1, 2015 16:30

[Oregon] Final e-cig vote planned, on heels of city parks smoking ban

Public health advocates are cheering two new measures that will help keep clear the smoke from the air. The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners is set to take a final vote March 5 on a policy that will prevent e-cigarette "vaping" where smoking is a
Portland (OR) Tribune
added Mar 1, 2015 12:40

Portland Parks & Recreation Parks and Facilities to Become Smoke, Tobacco-Free

Portland City Council approved a policy today expanding Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R)’s smoking and tobacco ban throughout the entire parks system. Starting July 1, 2015, all City parks, natural areas, community centers, trails, golf courses, recre
City of Portland (OR) Parks and Recreation
added Mar 1, 2015 11:29

[UK] Ban smoking in public parks and squares to stop young people taking up the habit, health officials urge

Health officials said banning smoking in these areas would improve health / They said limiting exposure to smoking will de-normalise the activity / Teenagers, who are most likely to start smoking, won't see it as desirable
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 16:15

Association of Campus Tobacco Policies With Secondhand Smoke Exposure, Intention to Smoke on Campus, and Attitudes About Outdoor Smoking Restrictions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campus tobacco policies are working in California, with high compliance, less secondhand smoke exposure, and lower intentions to smoke on campus. With each successively stronger tobacco policy, fewer students report exposure to secondhand smoke and havin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:51

[Florida] Parents want Volusia schools to crack down on smoking on campuses

Some Volusia County parents are accusing other parents of breaking the no-smoking rules at schools and exposing their children to secondhand smoke!. Channel 9's Blaine Tolison found a Facebook page with nearly 100 parents debating whether they should be
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Feb 26, 2015 17:21
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[Australia, UK] Experts debate smoking ban in outdoor public spaces

Writing in the British Medical Journal, former Labour Health Minister Lord Darzi and others argue it would encourage people to make healthier lifestyle choices...Prof Simon Chapman of the University of Sydney called the idea "paternalistic".
BBC Online
added Feb 26, 2015 08:48
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