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[Georgia] Oconee Parks and Rec bans e-cigarettes, vaping

Following the school district’s lead, Oconee Parks and Recreation Department will be banning the use of e-cigarettes and vapes on its properties and within its facilities. The decision, said Parks and Recreation Director Lisa Davol, was made in part due
Oconee (GA) Enterprise
added Sep 20, 2017 23:01
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Iowa City passes first reading of park smoking ban

The Iowa City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mayor Jim Throgmorton opposed, in support of the first of three readings of an amendment to the city’s Smoke Free Places ordinance to prohibit the use of tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and chewing
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 20, 2017 22:02
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[Ohio] Hamilton approves new tobacco-free policy

Tobacco use will be banned in public parks, municipal parking lots and garages, as well as streets and sidewalks within these public spaces. Under the new law, vaping and chewing tobacco is also prohibited.
WRGT Fox45Now (Miamisburg, OH)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:47
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CONRAD: Brown should veto beach ban on smoking, vaping

The proposed new laws are onerous and unnecessary. Medical marijuana patients may need to consume during the course of a day’s activities. Cigarette smoking is already much less popular than it has been, marijuana roaches have not been reported as a litt
West Coast Leaf
added Sep 17, 2017 20:12
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[Iowa] Waterloo man pushes for park smoking ban

The 40-year-old resident has been flagging cigarette butts he finds in Lafayette Park to raise awareness for his campaign to ban smoking and tobacco products from his hometown's park system. He's particularly concerned about the health effects of second
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[Maryland] Salisbury gives final OK to smoking ban

An ordinance that bans smoking and vaping at Salisbury’s parks, playgrounds and other public spaces won final approval from the Salisbury City Council. The ban applies to all areas of the City Park, including all parking areas, trails, picnic island, th
DelmarvaNow.com
added Sep 15, 2017 02:08
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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: Time to ban smoking on Denver’s 16th Street Mall

Good for city leaders who have finally reached the breaking point of tolerance for those smoking cigarettes and marijuana on the 16th Street Mall. Banning smoking, including vaporizers and e-cigarettes, on Denver’s most iconic street, a pedestrian prome
Denver (CO) Post
added Sep 15, 2017 02:05
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[Pennsylvania] County declares Green tobacco, smoke-free

Tioga County commissioners adopted a resolution to make The Green in Wellsboro both smoke and tobacco-free. The county-owned park is the site of festivals, Relay for Life, Vacation Bible Schools, concerts and frequent stop of visitors and residents.
Wellsboro (PA) Gazette
added Sep 15, 2017 01:57
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[UK] Norfolk football clubs want smoke-free sidelines

That’s the message from a new initiative called #SmokefreeSidelines being launched as the new youth football season kicks off. The Norfolk Football Association and health groups are working with local football clubs with the aim of stopping spectators s
North Norfolk News (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:08
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[UK] Cricket club bowled over by no smoking policy

Rochdale Sports Club has signed up to Rochdale Borough Council’s Smoke Free Sports scheme and will now enforce a no smoking policy at its junior training sessions and matches to set a good example for their players and promote healthy living. The club o
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 14:05
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