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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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[Massachusetts] Cambridge Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

City Council passed amendments to the Tobacco Ordinance last week that raise the age to legally purchase tobacco in Cambridge from 18 to 21, while also designating more public spaces as smoke-free and placing limits on the use of electronic cigarettes, ac
Harvard Crimson
added Feb 5, 2015 06:56
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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] 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] Comment: Smoking bylaw takes effect at opportune time

Capital Regional District’s bylaw to promote clean air by regulating secondhand tobacco smoke will come into effect Wednesday, shortly after we celebrate our spectacular outdoors with the annual flower count. The CRD’s bylaw will ensure that in the future
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:45
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[Alabama] Smoking ordinance: what are the details?

The Smoke Free Air Ordinance that goes into effect Sunday in Gadsden prohibits smoking in all enclosed areas of employment in the city and increases the distance from public entrances where smoking is allowed.
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 29, 2015 01:15
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[Canada] Smoking ban on patios sought

In an unexpected move Wednesday, council approved a plan to ask provincial health authorities to investigate the idea of banning smoking on outdoor patios.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 27, 2014 12:57
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[Oman] Muscat Governorate plans to stub out smoking in public places with ban

A ban on smoking in public places such as beaches, parks, bus stations, etc., may become a reality with the Municipal Council members pushing for its enforcement. Speaking to the Times of Oman, the Municipal Council said elected members belonging to Musc
Times of Oman (om)
added May 20, 2014 08:17
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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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