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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: The Record: Smoking in Fort Lee

Restricting places where people can smoke not only is comfort to non-smokers, it can encourage smokers to stop. Fort Lee's ordinance is a win-win, and it's something officials in other towns should consider emulating.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Mar 31, 2015 12:32
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[Canada] Comment: Smoking bylaw takes effect at opportune time

Capital Regional District’s bylaw to promote clean air by regulating secondhand tobacco smoke will come into effect Wednesday, shortly after we celebrate our spectacular outdoors with the annual flower count. The CRD’s bylaw will ensure that in the future
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:45
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[Australia] No smoking within four metres of an entrance - but what's an entrance?

According to a state government media release this week the bans apply “on the grounds of and within four metres of an entrance”, but there seems to be differing interpretations on what an entrance is. A Standard survey showed schools and Warrnambool ba
Warrnambool Standard (au)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:15
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[Australia] Smoking ban in outdoor areas the 'next logical step', says Melbourne lord mayor

Melbourne city council set to discuss a ban for outdoor dining areas, an initiative that would bring Victoria into line with other states
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:14
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[Georgia] Tybee officials consider draft of beach smoking ban

A rule drafted by city attorney Bubba Hughes that would make any use of tobacco or nicotine — cigarettes, cigars, pipes or electronic cigarettes — illegal along the beach, in crosswalks, on the Walter Parker Pier and in other city structures not specific
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Mar 28, 2015 13:03
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[New Jersey] Fort Lee bans smoking in outdoor restaurants and cafes

FORT LEE — Officials have passed an ordinance prohibiting smoking in outdoor restaurants and cafes, making Fort Lee the first municipality in Bergen County to do so. New Jersey law already prohibits outdoor secondhand smoke from wafting into indoor publ
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Mar 27, 2015 22:20
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[Connecticut] Madison selectmen make beaches, parks tobacco free

Board of Selectmen Monday night voted to accept the proposed ordinance making all public parks and beaches tobacco-free zones. The ordinance will go into effect immediately; the board voted to leave it up to Beach and Recreation Commission to assign desi
New Haven (CT) Register
added Mar 27, 2015 15:01
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Quincy, Hull right to consider limits on smoking

We commend Quincy and Hull for acting responsibly and respectfully before imposing new restrictions on smoking. By weighing all sides and seeking the opinions of the people who would be most affected – tenants and residents – each community has demonstra
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Mar 26, 2015 23:59
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[Washington] HARRIS: We can't smoke indoors, now Seattle Parks wants to ban us from smoking outside as well

Smokers might be the easiest group of all to hate on. And guess what? The majority of them are low-income people....Real Change is a block away from Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park..cigarette in hand, I strolled through this small park to see what I’d
Real Change
added Mar 26, 2015 09:11
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: New smoking laws will lead to healthier lives for children

smoking will now be prohibited outside Victorian schools, hospitals and police stations from April 13... This latest step may help put it out of mind for those who want to give up and those who in future do not want to start. Ultimately smoking like any
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Mar 24, 2015 15:18
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