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[Canada] Banning smoking from public spaces 'good for business'

Ontario puts new restrictions in place to get smokers to butt out. Smoking will no longer be permitted on bar and restaurant patios, playgrounds, and public sports fields and surfaces. Local restaurant and bar manager Paul Loewenberg said the changes to
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 30, 2014 07:23
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[Canada] As Victoria public smoking ban looms, sympathetic city councillors suggest creating a spot where smokers can ‘kill themselves in peace’

Under a suite of amendments to the region’s 14-year-old Clean Air Bylaw, smoking is set to be banned in Victoria’s public squares, playgrounds, sports fields, parks and on any patch of sidewalk within seven metres of a window, door or air intake. Victor
National Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 21:30
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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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[Delaware] GENTRY: After smoking, what's the next target?

Can this push to ban smoking outdoors really be all about the dangers of secondhand smoke? Is there more to it? I'm sure someone will tell me all the reasons it's the right thing to do.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Mar 17, 2014 00:59
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[California] MORRISON: Outdoor smoking bans: Thanks, we'll keep 'em

California has led the way in banning smoking from many parks and beaches. Cities in all 50 states have followed suit. Was it because of health concerns? Sure, in part. But I think the bans were mostly about the fact that it is just plain gross to turn a
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2013 19:01
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U.S. Virgin Islands bans smoking at protected beaches

has banned smoking at all beaches inside its national park system. The smoking ban covers cigars and pipes as well as cigarettes and is enforced from within 15 metres of the shoreline.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2013 20:53
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[Canada] LETTER: Science doesn't support public smoking ban

Re: "VIHA: Ban smoking on beaches, in parks," July 12. As there is no science to back such a ban, this proposed action must simply be viewed for what it is - a mean-spirited attack on a portion of the population, denying them full use of public spaces.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jul 14, 2012 14:24
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[Turkey] Smoking ban to be extended to outdoors

Turkey plans to implement sweeping measures in its combat against smoking by introducing a ban for smokers outdoors. The country already imposed a series of regulations including an indoors smoking ban for restaurants and cafes and launched a campaign to
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 17, 2014 21:34
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[Texas] San Marcos to ban smoking, e-cigarettes in 2014

Smoking will be banned in and around municipal facilities, city parks and athletic facilities. Then come June, the ban will spread to businesses, restaurants and bars. "I don't do well with smoke," said Texas State student Lili Cossio. "I have sinus iss
KTBC Fox 7 (Austin TX)
added Jan 2, 2014 12:23
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[South Africa] Less space for smokers

The government will issue regulations this week to tighten the noose on smokers, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said.
Health 24 (za)
added Mar 19, 2013 13:09
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