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[New York] SCHWAB: A new smoking trend?

Dunkirk (NY) Observer
added May 6, 2012 19:21
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[New York] Smokers can light up once again at state parks in the city after officials halted a ban following an objection from a pro-smoking group

Further review of the policy is needed amid the objection, and a lawsuit is likely
AP - Associated Press
added May 30, 2012 02:02
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[Canada] Councillors approve comprehensive citywide smoking ban

Following a presentation by the Sudbury and District Health Unit, council passed resolutions directing staff to prepare laws banning smoking on city property, as well as on outdoor bar patios. Facilities such as Pioneer Manor are exempt – it’s covered by
Northern Life (ca)
added Jan 15, 2014 08:30
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As bans spread across nation, some experts question evidence of harm from outdoor smoking

Whether it is a long-term health issue for a lot of people "is still up in the air," said Neil Klepeis, a Stanford University researcher whose work is cited by advocates of outdoor bans. Ronald Bayer, a Columbia University professor, put it in even star
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 8, 2013 07:19
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The Real Reason Behind Public Smoking Bans

Public health officials have long argued the bans are meant to eliminate dangers from secondhand, or "sidestream smoke," reduce the environmental impact of cigarette butts and to keep young, impressionable children from picking up on bad habits. Makes se
PBS
added Jul 9, 2013 22:30
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Smoke ban veto was the right move

There is a difference between controlling a situation and outright prohibition. Expanding the smoking ban to include city roads and sidewalks was tantamount to the latter.
Floyd County (KY) Times
added Jul 19, 2013 15:25
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Maldives declares no smoking zones from 2013

A regulation has been publicized today that limits smoking in public areas in the Maldives from January 1, 2013.
Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Oct 9, 2012 04:38
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[Delaware] GENTRY: After smoking, what's the next target?

Can this push to ban smoking outdoors really be all about the dangers of secondhand smoke? Is there more to it? I'm sure someone will tell me all the reasons it's the right thing to do.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Mar 17, 2014 00:59
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[Canada] FORSEY: Smoke-free outdoor spaces sought

From Jan. 19-25, Cape Breton District Health Authority will join its partners to celebrate National Non-Smoking Week. If you smoke, use this time to consider quitting; or if you are interested in creating smoke-free outdoor spaces in your community contac
Cape Breton (NS) Post (ca)
added Jan 6, 2014 20:53
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[California] MORRISON: Outdoor smoking bans: Thanks, we'll keep 'em

California has led the way in banning smoking from many parks and beaches. Cities in all 50 states have followed suit. Was it because of health concerns? Sure, in part. But I think the bans were mostly about the fact that it is just plain gross to turn a
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2013 19:01
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