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[California] City moves ahead with smoking ban — partly: Foster City Council postpones decisions on restaurant and apartments

After months of debate over how to protect the public in Foster City from secondhand smoke, the City Council voted 3-2 Monday to set aside two controversial aspects to move forward with updating its smoking ordinance. The council agreed to ban smoking i
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 12:05

Cruise Lines to End Smoking on Balconies

“The cruise industry is following what hotel industry is already doing,” said Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor-in-chief of “They are limiting smoking, not banning it outright.” Nonsmoking areas have been growing in the past five years abo
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 18, 2014 11:51

[Kentucky] Signs asking public not to smoke at city parks and pools vandalized

"Children at Play. Thank you for not smoking." The effort is spearheaded by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and Metro Parks. While there is no ordinance banning smoking at parks, pools and spraygrounds, Metro Parks Director
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Jul 15, 2014 20:03

[Israel] Knesset Committee Approves Stiff Smoking Fine in Stadiums

voted to increase the fine for smoking in a sports stadium. This bill passed its second and third readings. Anyone smoking in a prohibited area, which is basically the stadium other than designated smoking areas, will face a 14,400 shekel fine. The stadi
Yeshiva World (blog)
added Jun 24, 2014 19:53

Maryland Zoo to bar smoking on grounds

Zoo spokeswoman Jane Ballentine said in an interview that visitors compared the zoo to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, where smoking is not allowed, and questioned the zoo's promotion of nature and conservation in light of its smoking policy. In addition to
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jun 19, 2014 03:18

‘Smart Nation’ Singapore will be watching you

Local electronics giants ST Electronics and NCS are piloting systems that will automatically detect people who are found either smoking or parking in prohibited zones within the Jurong Lake District — where a total of 15 different types of functional tec
added Jun 17, 2014 12:03

[UK] KING: Deputy editor's comment: Ban smokers from town centre events

Unlike race, gender or sexuality, smoking is a choice – and one which not only harms their health but those around them. Until we have a situation where not one person is subjected to passive smoking, their ‘persecution’ must continue unabated.
Aylesbury Today (Bucks Herald) (uk)
added May 25, 2014 11:45

[Minnesota] The Twin Cities' best smoking and non-smoking patios

The best spots to take a puff or avoid the smoke. (Star Tribune Media Company)
added May 15, 2014 13:15

[New York] NYC Parks Smoking Ban Barely Enforced

Gotham Gazette's FOIL request for data on the enforcement of the ban against smoking in parks shows that since it went into effect in 2011, only 440 tickets have been issued. Ninety percent (or 397) were issued in Manhattan, 17 in Brooklyn, 15 in Staten I
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Apr 21, 2014 17:50

[Australia] Smoke ban sparks anger

Restaurant owners in Oakleigh are fuming over a push to ban smokers from outdoor dining areas. They say their customers will all leave but experts claim that's just a smoke screen. Chris Sklavos says 90% of the people who dine at his family restaurant
added Apr 9, 2014 00:20
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