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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

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

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

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

[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

[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

[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

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
added Jul 9, 2013 22:30

[Canada] Public supports smoking ban on patio

Nearly 12 years ago, a class of Grade 8 students from Moose Jaw started a movement that changed the smoking culture in this province. And by the looks of a recent survey, the tide is turning once again. From May to June, several health agencies includi
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:37

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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