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[New Jersey] Smoking ban in parks ordinance introduced by Maywood Council

The Maywood Council on April 8 introduced an ordinance that bans smoking in public parks and recreation areas. The council voted unanimously in favor of it, although two council members, Tom Lindenau and Derek Eisenberg, were absent for the vote. At a
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Apr 16, 2014 12:00
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[Oregon] Enforcement questions remain, as citizens back ban on smoking and tobacco use in Forest Grove parks

At a meeting Thursday, Forest Grove Parks and Recreation commissioners discussed the proposed policy's scope. The city code change would ban smoking and tobacco use in city-owned buildings, parking lots, parks and recreation areas, and city-sponsored eve
The Oregonian
added Apr 16, 2014 11:08
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[New York] New Hartford smoking ban in parks part of growing trend

Last week, New Hartford banned smoking at its playgrounds, joining a list of more than two dozen municipalities in Oneida and Herkimer counties with outdoor smoking bans in some areas, most of them in all municipal parks. “I’m happy to know that New Hart
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Apr 16, 2014 09:07
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[Maine] Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth to be off-limits to smokers

Town Council voted 6-1 Monday to ban smoking in Fort Williams Park. The ordinance amendment, which takes effect in mid-May, prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, snuff, and all other tobacco products, including rolling papers, pipes a
Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Apr 16, 2014 09:04
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[Australia] Kingston Council welcomes smoking ban at playgrounds, sports grounds and pools

PEOPLE could now be fined $285 if they are caught smoking near playgrounds, pools and sports grounds under a new State Government ban. The ban, which came into force on April 1 and has the support of Kingston Council and local doctors, prohibits smoking
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:47
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[Ohio] Here's where tobacco-free zones will be created in Greater Cincinnati

The nonprofit group Interact for Health has awarded more than $300,000 in grants to help fund the efforts of six Cincinnati-area organizations that hope to create tobacco-free zones that could prohibit not only smoking but also chewing tobacco and e-ciga
Cincinnati (OH) Business Courier
added Apr 15, 2014 13:46
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[Maine] Plan would make Fort Williams Park smoke-free

The Cape Elizabeth Town Council will take comments from the public starting at 7 p.m. Monday at Town Hall on a proposal to ban smoking in the town-owned park. Anyone caught smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes or e-cigarettes or using chewing tobacco would
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Apr 14, 2014 09:01
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[Texas] City of San Antonio encourages Fiesta San Antonio attendees to enjoy a green, fit and friendly celebration

a smoking ban along Fiesta routes was initiated three years ago. The smoking ban prohibits smoking in areas with public right-of-ways along streets, sidewalks, and the San Antonio River during three Fiesta parades: Texas Cavaliers' River Parade, Fiesta B
PR Newswire
added Apr 11, 2014 15:27
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[Nebraska] E-cigs banned at parks and rec facilities

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board changed language in its Play Tobacco Free policy, which already prohibited the use of tobacco products in all outdoor parks and recreation facilities.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 11, 2014 15:18
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[West Virginia] Berkeley Co. council opposes smoking ordinance

After expressing their individual opinions and reaching a consensus, the council members unanimously voted against supporting the proposed ordinance as presented, without revision, citing concerns regarding property right infringement and a citizen's rig
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Apr 11, 2014 08:22
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