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[Maine] Portland committee backs smoking ban in parks

But the committee declined to pursue a ban on smoking in private clubs.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jul 20, 2012 03:34
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[Washington] Bellingham council bans smoking in city parks, trails

Smoking a traditional cigarette or cigar or vaping using an e-cigarette will no longer be allowed in any city park, trail or open space following a City Council decision Monday night, Nov. 9. The council will need to take a third and final vote on the ru
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added Nov 11, 2015 20:41
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[Vermont] VIDEO: Church St. Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect Wednesday

The much-debated smoking ban goes into effect on Wed., December 17. “Honestly, I think that if you really want to smoke, you should be allowed to smoke,” said Stephen Thompson, a smoker. “I don't think that the government or anyone else should be in our
WVNY ABC22 (Burlington, VT)
added Dec 14, 2014 20:17
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Victoria considers the toughest smoking bylaw in Canada | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio

so tough, some councillors believe it can't possibly be enforced. ... Smokers would be prevented from lighting up in any public square, playground, park, or on a sidewalk within 7 metres of a building ... something critics say would make it practically i
CBC News (ca)
added May 7, 2014 13:55
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[Massachusetts] Northampton health board approves new smoking restrictions

City smokers have until June 1 before new regulations take effect that will curb where they will be able to light up and restrict cigar and other tobacco sales. And, no, electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigs,” are not exempt.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Mar 24, 2014 10:03
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[Australia] Tourism industry supports proposed extra restrictions

TOURISM operators have supported the State Government's proposal to introduce "smoke-free zones" on the Sunshine Coast. Under a plan being considered by Health Minister Lawrence Springborg, smoking would be banned in parks, tourism areas and pedestrian
Sunshine Coast Daily (au)
added Oct 30, 2013 00:44
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[Georgia] Commissioners To Talk About Smoking Ban Next Week

In Augusta, smoking is still allowed in bars, but city leaders are trying to change that "We want most public places to be smoke-free. And for the students who are working, some of them have places of employment where they do allow smoking inside, they
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Oct 26, 2013 03:24
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[New York] PRESS RELEASE NYS PARKS DEPT'S OUTDOOR SMOKING BAN STRUCK DOWN IN COURT. SMOKERS' RIGHTS GROUP PREVAILS IN LAWSUIT

reaches beyond the borders of New York state in that this will send a message to non-legislative bodies in jurisdictions across the country that might contemplate doing the same that they cannot violate the rule of law and to step back.
Rockland County (NY) Times
added Oct 11, 2013 18:56
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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] BUTLER: Smoking ban? What smoking ban?

The airport’s approach should be adopted by the other public places trying to curb smoking. Without enforcement, the current self-regulating bans are not eliminating the problem, so providing a space for smokers will at least protect the non-smokers.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:51
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