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[Ireland] New signage on city playgrounds declares ‘smoke free zones’

Galway City Council has launched new ‘smoke-free zone’ signage for the city’s 30 playgrounds. The colourful signs aim to grab the attention of parents and children promoting an important health message that playgrounds are smoke-free environments. The
Connacht Tribune (ie)
added May 22, 2018 15:40
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[Kansas] Commission discusses smoking in parks

Parsons city commissioners likely will consider an ordinance creating desginated smoking zones in all parks with playground equipment during their next meeting. The commissioners on Monday discussed a proposed ordinance that would ban smoking in the cit
Parsons (KS) Sun
added May 22, 2018 15:35
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[South Carolina] Smoking bans inevitable, but what of vapes?

In Orangeburg, the city would extend “no smoking” to include sites such as Centennial Park, the Chapel of Hope, Duncan Street Park and Rosa Parks Playground. In Charleston, the new ordinance would prohibit smoking in all of the city’s 120 parks. In bot
AP - Associated Press
added May 21, 2018 15:05
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[Washington] It’s official: Mariners, opponents will soon no longer be able to chew tobacco at Safeco Field

The King County Board of Health voted unanimously Thursday to prohibit smokeless tobacco in field and clubhouse areas, which means half of all MLB stadiums now have bans on the habit.
Seattle (WA) Times
added May 16, 2018 18:14
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[New Jersey] Editorial: A welcome move toward smoke-free beaches

It’s time to get it done. We’ve known about the dangers of secondhand smoke for decades. There’s nothing left to debate. That didn’t stop former Gov. Chris Christie, however. He vetoed the last effort for a comprehensive ban by arguing that state govern
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: It took a while, but Fort Worth is clearing the air in city parks, too

We could say, “what’s taken so long?” Instead, we’re gonna say, “way to go!” Fort Worth city council members for voting to expand the ban on smoking in public places. This is a public health issue, and we’re thrilled our public officials are recognizin
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 16, 2018 15:56
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[New York] Yates approves smoking ban

PENN YAN — Following speaker after speaker who called for a smoking ban on Yates County property, the county Legislature on Monday passed a local law doing just that. The law, which doesn’t go into effect until Jan. 1, 2019, prohibits the use of tobacco
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added May 15, 2018 20:01
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[New York] City Council open to talking tobacco use in public parks

Batavia City Council...will consider whether to roll back prohibitions against public smoking. Councilmember Rose Mary Christian, who in 2011 voted against a smoking in public parks prohibition, said she continues to object to the “beer festival” on publ
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added May 15, 2018 19:54
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[New York] Premier Living Suites of SUNY Oswego Celebrates 1 Year of Going Smoke-Free

One year ago, Premier Living Suites of Oswego, established a tobacco-free policy within and around its student housing grounds. The policy prohibits smoking within 20 feet of the building and failure to comply could result in a fine. This change was mad
Oswego County (NY) Today
added May 15, 2018 14:47
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[New Jersey] Should smoking be banned from Jersey shore beaches?

A panel of state lawmakers wants to snuff out smoking on beaches along the Jersey shore. Beachgoers, using the sand as their ashtrays, left behind an estimated 29,000 cigarette butts last year, and that's just the ones beach cleaners picked up! "New Je
NJ.com
added May 14, 2018 01:57
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