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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

[Oregon] VIDEO: Portland parks smoking ban debated

public debate was held on whether to ban smoking in all Portland parks. The plan would ban smoking of cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes and marijuana in public parks, trails and natural areas, with violators being cited or thrown
added Feb 13, 2015 15:27

[Canada] Ontario to ban smoking on restaurant and bar patios, playgrounds, sports' fields

plans to amend legislation to ban smoking on all restaurant and bar patios as well as at playgrounds and sports fields. Health Minister Deb Matthews says restaurant and bar owners know that the majority of people don't want to be exposed to second-hand s
Canadian Press
added Nov 13, 2013 19:43

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

[New Jersey] Ocean City parks and recreation areas are smoke-free

Public wants smoke-free beaches, too
Shore News Today
added Sep 28, 2013 17:41

City Council votes to ban smoking in all Colorado Springs parks

The Colorado Springs City Council voted 5-3 on Tuesday to ban smoking in all city parks, including trails and open space areas. The ban is meant to protect city properties from fire danger, decrease litter — especially from cigarette butts — and red
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Sep 25, 2013 17:11

[Nebraska] La Vista bans smoking in its city parks

The La Vista City Council has banned tobacco products three of its city parks: City Park, La Vista Sports Complex and Kelly McMahon Park. Any form of tobacco will be prohibited.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jul 27, 2012 14:13

[Oregon] Cottage Grove, Ore. Bans Tobacco in Parks

city council unanimously approved a ban on the use of all forms of tobacco and electronic cigarettes in city parks beginning on Dec. 9. The ban will also apply to sidewalks, parking areas, buildings and structures that are part of the city’s parks and re
added Nov 11, 2015 20:43

Italy moves to widen smoking ban

Italy is making moves to ban smoking in parks, beaches and stadiums, while actors could be stopped from lighting up on film and television sets. Ten years after smoking was stubbed out in indoor public places, Italy's Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin s
The Local Italy (it)
added Jan 12, 2015 23:43

[New Jersey] LETTER: Beach smoking ban just a feel-good bill

I am not a cigarette smoker, but I do enjoy the occasional cigar, and the beach is one of my favorite places to relax. I try to make sure I am not bothering anyone with the smoke, and I always place my butt in with the rest of my trash (even though a cig
The Press of Atlantic City
added Mar 28, 2014 11:20
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