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[California] Davis bans smoking in parks, other public areas

City Council votes unanimously for smoking ban in parks, plazas, recreation areas / Several other cities in the state already have passed such bans / Davis now looking at banning smoking in private homes that are part of multifamily housing units
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 2, 2015 20:27

[UK-Scotland] Hospital smoking ban plan 'petty', Holyrood committee told

Simon Clark from Forest made the remark while giving evidence to Holyrood's health committee. Hospitals have banned smoking in their grounds, but it is being flouted. Sheila Duffy, from anti-smoking group Ash Scotland, said in a 2014 survey, 73% of Scot
BBC Online
added Sep 2, 2015 15:21

[California, Massachusetts] Boston City Council Votes to Take Tobacco Out of Baseball, Including Historic Fenway Park

Boston joins San Francisco in making all baseball stadiums tobacco-free, with both ordinances scheduled to take effect before the 2016 season (San Francisco on January 1 and Boston on April 1). These great baseball cities have set a powerful example that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 2, 2015 14:38

[UK-Scotland] Smoking ban in hospital grounds attacked by MSPs

The prospect of a blanket smoking ban on all hospital grounds in Scotland has come under fire from Nationalist backbenchers who say it would infringe patients’ the “human rights.” The measure was also branded “inhumane and vindicative” as it came under
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 2, 2015 10:48

[Canada] City looks to ban smoking in public places

city council approved draft legislation aimed at banning all forms of smoking and use of vaporizers (such as electronic cigarettes, pipes or hookahs) from bus shelters, outdoor sports facilities, vehicles for hire, city-owned or leased facilities, parks a
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Sep 2, 2015 10:16

[Colorado] In the City: Where you can’t smoke starting Sept. 1

Fort Collins has long been a leader regarding smoking and our community’s health, and these expanded ordinances build upon those earlier efforts. In 1984, Fort Collins was the first city in Colorado to pass a comprehensive smoking ordinance limiting smok
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Sep 1, 2015 21:53

[Colorado] Fort Collins' smoking ban starts Tuesday

As part of the smoking ordinance adopted by City Council earlier this year, smoking will no longer be permitted at city parks, trails or natural areas, or at any city facility and its grounds. This includes the three city-owned golf courses, the Lincoln
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Sep 1, 2015 21:52

[Hawaii] MURATA: Take smoking off the sidewalks

All of the time, effort and money that went into building a completely smoke-free campus should have been directed elsewhere. It would take just 10 minutes to buy signs designating smoking areas for the entire Mānoa; to install them, it would take the ti
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added Sep 1, 2015 18:15

[California] GREENWALD: Does Proposed Extension of the Smoking Ban Unfairly Target Homeless Populations?

When we talk about banning smoking in public parks, greenbelts, publicly owned spaces and the E Street Plaza – are we effectively targeting homeless people who use those spots, at least during the day, to sit and occupy? Are we effectively trying to ban h
The People's Vanguard of Davis (CA)
added Sep 1, 2015 12:26

[UK] Playground smokers banned?

Calderdale Council are considering banning smoking in playgrounds across the borough as part of a move to prevent young people taking up the habit. The ban would mean creating designated smoke-free play areas to prevent children copying adults and being
Brighouse Echo
added Sep 1, 2015 10:13
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