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[Alabama] Madison County commissioners wary of Chairman Dale Strong's smoking ban, health fines for county employees

Health was hot topic during a two-hour work session where the Madison County Commission debated banning tobacco from workplaces and installing stiff fines for employees who skipped free health screenings.
AL.com
added Oct 24, 2013 23:44
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[North Carolina] County issues smoking restrictions at courthouses

In 30 days, smoking will limited to smaller, designated areas at the county's two courthouses. The Davidson County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday prohibiting smoking at the Lexington and Thomasville courthouses, except for in limit
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Oct 23, 2013 02:06
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[Colorado] Police won't target smokers in parks, but park-goers might

The Tobacco Police are not going to patrol the city's parks looking for smokers, in spite of a law passed Tuesday that makes it illegal to light up in parks, trails and open spaces. "It's going to be enforced no differently than alcohol," said Gary Feffe
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Sep 28, 2013 17:50
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[Wisconsin] Poll shows strong support for smoke-free parks

The Transform Wisconsin poll found that 73 percent of those surveyed in La Crosse County favor tobacco-free parks, beaches and fairgrounds, with 54 percent strongly backing the idea. On the butt end of the survey, 25 percent oppose such a ban, 15 percent
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 01:24
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[New York] Smoking ban on city of Canandaigua's October agenda

A law that would ban tobacco use within 100 feet of public playgrounds in the city of Canandaigua will be introduced during the Oct. 3 City Council meeting. The ordinance is the result of more than 17 months worth of discussion on a potential smoking ba
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Sep 22, 2013 12:39
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[UK] Smoke-free play areas a possibility in Boston

before the no-smoking signs go up your views are being sought about the idea. ​ Consultation will last until September 27 and seeks views on smoking habits by adults who accompany children to playgrounds.
This is Lincolnshire (Lincolnshire Echo) (uk)
added Sep 21, 2013 12:45
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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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[Oregon] Editorial: Smoke 'em if you've got 'em on the beach

“If we can accomplish those goals without a rule that would be difficult to enforce, we should try that first,” said a spokesman for the Parks and Recreation Department, and we wish that sentiment were more common in government.
Corvallis (OR) Gazette-Times
added Nov 10, 2014 23:39
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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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[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
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