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[California] Livermore Council Approves Downtown No Smoking Zone

Livermore's smoking ordinance was amended Monday to include e-cigarettes in the restrictions, to create a no smoking area in the downtown, and to clarify where smoking would be allowed.
Livermore (CA) Independent
added Apr 19, 2015 22:46
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[Washington] City to consider ban on smoking in parks

Earlier this month, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department held its first community meeting over a proposed tobacco ban. Passions were lit at the meeting, though it was scarcely attended, by those for a right to smoke in public and those against. “
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Apr 19, 2015 17:01
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking ban likely in more locations: Grace Fu

Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Grace Fu said the Government is mulling over its “next steps” even as it eventually moves toward a smoke-free Singapore. However, she said policies must be balanced between smoking’s impact on non-s
TODAYonline (sg)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:15
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[Washington] HARRIS: Banning smoking or harassing the poor?

Visit realchangenews.org to sign our petition asking the parks department to not use public health to punish the poor. There are many things our city might legitimately do to create a healthier Seattle. Harassing the poor out of our downtown parks is
Real Change
added Apr 18, 2015 15:31
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[UK] LETTER: Hospital spoiled by smokers

several huge sign on the walls leading up to the main entrance which say unequivocally, No Smoking. You can see at most times of the day patients actually leaning on these warnings lighting up their fags and flipping the tab over the walls.
Wakefield Express (uk)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:57
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[Asia, Singapore] Smoking ban likely in more locations

Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Grace Fu said the Government is mulling over its "next steps" even as it eventually moves toward a smoke-free Singapore. However, she said policies must be balanced between smoking's impact on non-s
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 18, 2015 10:59
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[Washington] Parks’ smoking ban: Will homeless be the targets?

Seattle looks to be following in the footsteps of New York, San Francisco, Boston and Portland in imposing a tobacco ban in all Seattle parks. If everything goes to according to plan, the city’s parks could be smokeless by early this summer. City offici
Crosscut (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 15, 2015 18:28
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[Connecticut] Stamford may consider smoking ban in parks

The Parks and Recreation Commission passed a no-smoking policy at its March meeting, and the city's health director will likely entreat the Board of Representatives to back that up with an ordinance making smoking in city parks illegal. For some, the ne
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Apr 15, 2015 08:49
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[North Carolina] County votes down smoking ban

The Pitt County Board of Commissioners rejected a proposed ban on smoking in public parks with a 5-4 vote on Monday.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Apr 14, 2015 12:52
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[Arizona] Somerton OKs smoking ban for parks

This city is turning its three public parks into tobacco-free areas, but for now it's not penalizing anyone who lights up. That could change in a year, however, if visitors are still smoking at Joe Munoz, Council Avenue and Perricone parks.
Yuma (AZ) Daily Sun
added Apr 13, 2015 12:13
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