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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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[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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[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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[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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[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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Oklahoma town bans electronic cigarettes on public property beginning Nov. 20

The amendment to the city of Ada's tobacco ordinance forbids electronic cigarettes on all indoor and outdoor areas owned or operated by the city.
The Oklahoman
added Oct 30, 2013 00:47
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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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