Headlines Tagged with Outdoors — 10,458 headlines found
The Fraser Health Authority wants the city to ban smoking in parks as part of a larger plan to reduce secondhand smoke, but council is grappling with some of the proposed restrictions.
Feb 14, 2014 The Record (Burnaby, BC) (ca)
added Feb 14, 2014 11:25
A regulation has been publicized today that limits smoking in public areas in the Maldives from January 1, 2013.
Oct 9, 2012 Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Oct 9, 2012 04:38
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.
Aug 14, 2012 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 14, 2012 07:42
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
Apr 24, 2014 CBC News (ca)
added May 7, 2014 13:55
[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
May 29, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added May 30, 2012 02:02
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
Aug 16, 2012 CD98.9 (Simcoe, ON) (ca)
added Aug 17, 2012 03:13
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
Jul 27, 2015 Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:35
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
Jul 8, 2013 PBS
added Jul 9, 2013 22:30
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.
Jan 12, 2015 Sudan Tribune (fr)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:45
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
Aug 8, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 8, 2013 07:19