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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
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[Canada] Anti-Smoking Lobby Group Calling for Review of Tobacco Law

Coalition pour le contrôle du Tabac (Anti-Tobacco Coalition) want some changes to Québec’s tobacco law, and they want them soon. The reason for their sudden demand is because Ontario just ratified their anti-tobacco law by forbidding smoking at any outsid
LifeinQuebec.com (ca)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:39
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[Canada] VIDEO: No-smoking restrictions outside office buildings ignored

While the city's bylaw enforcement officers can enforce bylaws in parks and near restaurant patios, Cory O'Kelly learns they have no authority to stop puffing outside private or government buildings.
CBC News (ca)
added May 20, 2014 12:47
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Japanese fashion model proposes violent punishment for people who smoke while walking

Popular model Nanao has had enough of this, and recently aired her frustrations on her official blog. “If I run into a guy who’s smoking while walking, I make sure to shoot him a cold glare,” says the native of Saitama Prefecture. “Do these jerks think
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:10
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[New York] Kingston kicks butts: Smoking no longer allowed under Pike Plan canopies

city lawmakers and Mayor Shayne Gallo put into effect a law banning smoking beneath the Uptown Kingston sidewalk canopies known as the Pike Plan. Now, the city and the Ulster County Tobacco Free Coalition have paired to purchase signs and decals
Kingston (NY) Daily Freeman
added Sep 16, 2013 11:39
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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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[USA] Support Rising For Outdoor Smoking Bans In US, Canada

Based on 89 surveys in both countries between 1993 and 2014, researchers say the growth of support for smoking restrictions, even among smokers, shows that outdoor smoking bans can achieve majority support. “This and other studies have found that it loo
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2015 21:29
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France shrugs off the smoking ban

A bill before parliament proposes forcing tobacco companies to use neutral packaging for cigarettes in place of colourful branding. It would also ban smoking in playgrounds in public parks, and in cars with passengers under the age of 12. It even takes a
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:31
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[Oman] Muscat Governorate plans to stub out smoking in public places with ban

A ban on smoking in public places such as beaches, parks, bus stations, etc., may become a reality with the Municipal Council members pushing for its enforcement. Speaking to the Times of Oman, the Municipal Council said elected members belonging to Musc
Times of Oman (om)
added May 20, 2014 08:17
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[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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