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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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[Canada] Peel Outdoor Smoking By-law

The Region of Peel’s Outdoor Smoking By-law, effective September 2, 2013, makes it against the law to smoke outdoors within nine metres (30 feet) of: entrances and exits of municipal buildings playground areas
Region of Peel (ca)
added Sep 2, 2013 17:16
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[Canada] VIDEO: Smoking by-law breath of fresh air for Kamloops residents

The by-law also includes civic facilities like the Sandman Centre, so Blazers fans will need to find an alternative place to smoke. Many people, especially those with kids, are all for it, as are some smokers. The only stipulation they would want is hav
CFJC Today (ca)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:48
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: A new smoking ban won’t solve these problems

Protecting the nonsmoking public from secondhand tobacco smoke, a stellar motive, isn't the motive. The desired outcome is to deter loitering outside City Hall by people who aren't there to conduct City Hall-related business.
Corpus Christi (TX) Caller-Times
added Sep 22, 2015 11:14
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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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[Illinois] Chicago Park District Board expands smoking ban to parks, harbors

unanimously voted Wednesday to ban smoking from Chicago’s parks and harbors. ... The resolution includes any “lighted or vaporized substance in any manner or form,” including cigars, cigarettes, pipes, e-cigarettes and marijuana.
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 13, 2014 21:09
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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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