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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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[Virgin Islands] Smoking ban enforcement begins today

Virgin Islands Daily News (vg)
added Feb 12, 2011 00:00
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[Canada] City goes smoke free

Corner Brook’s city-owned-and-operated recreational facilities and open green spaces are now smoke free. Council approved the new healthy indoor and outdoor environments policy at its regular public meeting Monday evening.
Western Star (ca)
added Jan 21, 2014 07:56
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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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[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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[Australia] Smoking bans at railway station to widen

Smokers will be banned from lighting up anywhere on Ballarat railway station platforms from early 2014 and similar laws could be rolled out to all bus stops next, the state government announced yesterday. Health Minister David Davis said changes to tran
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Oct 14, 2013 15:08
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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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[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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