Headlines Tagged with Outdoors — 8,815 headlines found
May 6, 2012 Dunkirk (NY) Observer
added May 6, 2012 19:21
[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
May 29, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added May 30, 2012 02:02
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
Aug 8, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 8, 2013 07:19
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
Jul 8, 2013 PBS
added Jul 9, 2013 22:30
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.
Jul 19, 2013 Floyd County (KY) Times
added Jul 19, 2013 15:25
A regulation has been publicized today that limits smoking in public areas in the Maldives from January 1, 2013.
Oct 9, 2012 Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Oct 9, 2012 04:38
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
Jul 9, 2013 Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2013 19:01
Re: "VIHA: Ban smoking on beaches, in parks," July 12. As there is no science to back such a ban, this proposed action must simply be viewed for what it is - a mean-spirited attack on a portion of the population, denying them full use of public spaces.
Jul 14, 2012 Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jul 14, 2012 14:24
The government will issue regulations this week to tighten the noose on smokers, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said.
Mar 19, 2013 Health 24 (za)
added Mar 19, 2013 13:09
[California] Anti-smoking advocate claims Glendale City Council members pressured hospital to fire him
A longtime anti-smoking advocate has filed a multimillion-dollar wrongful termination lawsuit against Glendale Adventist Medical Center, as well as three City Council members who he alleges used their political influence to get him fired. Steven Gallegos
Jan 3, 2013 Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 3, 2013 11:01