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Atlanta Curbs Smoking, Part of Wave of Southern Bans

The South may still lead the nation in cigarette use, but the number of places where smokers are embraced with Southern hospitality is shrinking rapidly. More than 200 cities, large and small, across the Deep South have outlawed smoking in bars, restaura
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2012 05:42
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Even Outside, Harmful Smoke Spreads

A recent study in Environmental Health Perspectives found that nonsmokers who visited outdoor restaurants and bars where smoking was allowed had elevated levels of tobacco-related chemicals in the body compared with people at a smoke-free control site.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 14, 2012 07:42
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[New York] Assembly Approves Bill to Prohibit Smoking Outside of Elementary or Secondary Schools

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz today announced the approval of legislation that would further protect children and young adults from the detrimental effects of secondhand smoke by prohibiting smoking within 100 feet of e
Saugerties (NY) Post-Star
added Jun 19, 2012 15:18
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[California] Ashes still hot on cigarette battle

Even with a law passed and new "no smoking" signs going up at Furman Park this week, those on the two sides of the cigarette debate still feel like arguing.
The Downey (CA) Beat
added Aug 18, 2012 19:33
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[Canada] AUDIO: A beach party targeting candy-flavoured tobacco products

Smokers may beg to differ, but a local poll suggests more people than not prefer smoke-free local beaches. That from the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit, which also tells us members of its youth program HEAT will head to Port Dover beach on the last day o
CD98.9 (Simcoe, ON) (ca)
added Aug 17, 2012 03:13
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[North Carolina] Pinehurst Bans Tobacco Use, Concealed Guns From Recreational Facilities

The Village Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to ban the two items at village playgrounds, athletic fields, swimming pools and ohter athletic facilities. . . . The lone exception to the tobacco ban will be the Harness Track.
Southern Pines (NC) Pilot
added Jul 24, 2012 17:56
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[New Jersey] GIANFICARO: Fuming over smoking ban

After my column last week saluting New Jersey towns that have or are considering banning smoking in municipal parks and other public places outdoors, you’d have sworn I advocated banning free religion and pepperoni pizza.
phillyBurbs.com
added Mar 28, 2013 13:43
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[North Carolina] Smoking Ban Not Likely In Carolina Beach; Poll Shows Support

The Carolina Beach Town Council was informed earlier this week they do not have legal authority to ban smoking on the beach. The Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing on a proposed ban on August 14.
Island Gazette
added Aug 12, 2012 17:52
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[North Carolina] Huntersville commissioners ban smoking in parks

The Town Board of Commissioners voted Monday to ban smoking in public parks, on greenways and at the Aquatic Center, but opted against a tobacco-free policy that also would have banned smokeless tobacco products.
Huntersville (NC) Herald
added Jul 23, 2012 02:47
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[Canada] Backyard smoking angers Maple Ridge family

A Maple Ridge couple is calling for new legislation to protect their family and their home from second-hand smoke from their neighbour's backyard. Wendell and Rena Krossa say they are frustrated by smoke blowing over into their home from their neighbour
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 16, 2012 17:53
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