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[Canada] No smoking in parks bylaw takes effect

Innisfil residents who tell cigarette smokers to butt out when they light up near playgrounds, beaches and sports fields now have a bylaw to back them up. And town is reminding visitors to Innisfil Beach Park and other town parks about the anti-smoking r
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added May 24, 2014 15:44
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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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Maldives declares no smoking zones from 2013

A regulation has been publicized today that limits smoking in public areas in the Maldives from January 1, 2013.
Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Oct 9, 2012 04:38
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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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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking bylaw needs to be reworked

It’s a shame and somewhat embarrassing that our political leaders – municipal and provincial – haven’t taken the lead with an all-out smoking ban.... Moose Jaw wouldn’t be the first community to enforce an outdoor public smoking ban, but here’s a case whe
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:35
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Victoria considers the toughest smoking bylaw in Canada | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio

so tough, some councillors believe it can't possibly be enforced. ... Smokers would be prevented from lighting up in any public square, playground, park, or on a sidewalk within 7 metres of a building ... something critics say would make it practically i
CBC News (ca)
added May 7, 2014 13:55
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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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[Canada] Changes coming to Windsor's smoking bylaws

Windsor City Council voted to update the city's smoking bylaws to include a number of outdoor spaces. The smoking ban will apply to city parks, beaches, trails, bus shelters, marinas, as well as recreation centres and conservation areas.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 4, 2016 21:59
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[Canada] Ontario to ban smoking on patios, playgrounds, sports fields

It will soon be illegal to smoke on patios, playgrounds and public sports fields in Ontario. The provincial government said Friday it is enacting regulatory changes to make good on previously announced tobacco control measures. The changes take effect o
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 08:37
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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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