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[Florida] Hollywood may ban smoking at beach, parks and playgrounds

Hollywood would become the first city in South Florida to outlaw smoking on the beach under a proposal being considered Wednesday, officials say. The ban, if approved by commissioners, would also apply to Hollywood parks, fields and playgrounds – even t
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2017 23:40

Finland is set to become the first country to eradicate smokers

the updated legislation now mentions 2030 as the new goal. To make Finland smoke free the government is coming down hard on smokers. Starting this year, housing associations can now apply for a municipal permit for a smoking ban on balconies and yards bel
Business Insider
added Jan 19, 2017 17:52

[Wisconsin] Cigarette butts pile up at Wausau trail spot

Jim Force collects litter when he walks around town and along Wausau's River Edge Parkway. One of the troublesome spots on the route: beneath the Stewart Avenue bridge, where cigarette butts accumulate. "It's quite disgusting," Force said. "Smokers need
Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[California] West Sac looks to ban smoking in city parks

The West Sacramento City Council is expected to consider amending a city ordinance that would ban smoking in city parks and buildings at its meeting Wednesday evening. Currently, state law bans smoking inside a city building, as well as within 20 feet
KXTV ABC (Sacramento, CA)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:13

[Florida] Fear of lawsuit snuffs out Hollywood's proposed smoking ban at beach, parks

A proposed ban on smoking at Hollywood's beach, parks and playgrounds was snuffed out Wednesday when commissioners said they were worried about offending tourists and running afoul of state law. The power to ban outdoor smoking in the Sunshine State fal
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2017 03:37

Government Abruptly Kills Proposed Vaping Ban in National Parks but Won't Explain Why

“The proposal was opened, earlier this month, for 60 days comment,” NPS spokesperson Jeffrey Olson told Gizmodo over email. “The withdrawal is based upon a need to engage in additional interagency coordination and review of the proposal.” What does “a
added Jan 18, 2017 21:43
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[New York] On the Bright Side: Schoharie County officials create tobacco-free outdoor zones

Use of tobacco products is now prohibited in the village of Middleburgh’s parks and pool area; at the properties and facilities owned by the Schoharie Free Library in Schoharie; and at the Central Bridge Community Park and Morgan Crapser Village Green un
Oneonta (NY) Daily Star
added Jan 18, 2017 09:43

[California] Angels Camp considers smoking ban

The proposed ordinance would prohibit smoking of any substance: in public places and within 20 feet of all public places; in city buildings and facility and within 20 feet of them; at the entrances, exits and operable windows of all public places and wit
Calaveras (CA) Enterprise
added Jan 17, 2017 22:04

[UK] Is smoking in public becoming the new taboo?

although smoking outside is still socially acceptable, is it still OK to light up when rubbing shoulders with a tightly packed group of strangers at a concert or event outside? Ex-smoker Malcolm Cuthbert, from the Sunnybank area of Hull, has a fairly bal
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:20

[Australia] EXPLAINED: New smoking rules coming on February 1

Only five months after overhauls of the laws, next month will mark the start of smoking being banned in national parks within 10 metres of in-use campsites and public facilities including picnic tables, barbecues, visitor information centres, shelters, j
Bundaberg (QLD) NewsMail and Guardian (au)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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