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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] VIDEO: Ontario's new anti-smoking rules take effect, banning smoking from patios

The changes also added playgrounds, and sports fields to the places where people can no longer smoke. The revised legislation also bans the sale of tobacco products from university and college campuses.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 3, 2015 13:47
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Chile anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge

A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry. The bill would force cigarette makers to use identical packaging covered in chilling anti-smoking ads, lim
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:48
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The Real Reason Behind Public Smoking Bans

Public health officials have long argued the bans are meant to eliminate dangers from secondhand, or "sidestream smoke," reduce the environmental impact of cigarette butts and to keep young, impressionable children from picking up on bad habits. Makes se
PBS
added Jul 9, 2013 22:30
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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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As bans spread across nation, some experts question evidence of harm from outdoor smoking

Whether it is a long-term health issue for a lot of people "is still up in the air," said Neil Klepeis, a Stanford University researcher whose work is cited by advocates of outdoor bans. Ronald Bayer, a Columbia University professor, put it in even star
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 8, 2013 07:19
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Ethiopian city bans smoking in public areas

The capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, Mekelle, has banned smoking in public areas, making it the first Ethiopian city to implement a tobacco control proclamation bill passed by parliament last year.
Sudan Tribune (fr)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:45
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Italy moves to widen smoking ban

Italy is making moves to ban smoking in parks, beaches and stadiums, while actors could be stopped from lighting up on film and television sets. Ten years after smoking was stubbed out in indoor public places, Italy's Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin s
The Local Italy (it)
added Jan 12, 2015 23:43
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[Canada] Anti-Smoking Lobby Group Calling for Review of Tobacco Law

Coalition pour le contrôle du Tabac (Anti-Tobacco Coalition) want some changes to Québec’s tobacco law, and they want them soon. The reason for their sudden demand is because Ontario just ratified their anti-tobacco law by forbidding smoking at any outsid
LifeinQuebec.com (ca)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:39
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[Canada] City goes smoke free

Corner Brook’s city-owned-and-operated recreational facilities and open green spaces are now smoke free. Council approved the new healthy indoor and outdoor environments policy at its regular public meeting Monday evening.
Western Star (ca)
added Jan 21, 2014 07:56
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