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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
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[California] SF Considers Strict Outdoor Smoking Ban -- Except For Medical Pot

Smoking anything other than medically-prescribed marijuana at San Francisco street fairs, festivals and other outdoor events held on city property would be banned under new legislation before the Board of Supervisors.
Channel 2000 (KCBS) (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jul 20, 2012 02:30
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[Malaysia] Malacca bans smoking in Jonker Walk and Jalan Kota

Jonker Walk and Jalan Kota, which are major tourist attractions here, are now smoke-free zones. Smokers risk being fined RM5,000 if caught puffing along the streets in the historic city.
The Star (my)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:15
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[New York] Mayor Rosamilia signs smoking ban legislation into law

Specifically, the ordinance bans smoking at playgrounds, pools and other city-owned places where children generally gather.
Troy (NY) Record
added Jun 20, 2012 09:34
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[Australia] Outdoor smoking bans in Boroondara

Council is moving to ban smoking near playgrounds, taxi ranks, bus and tram stops and sporting grounds.
Progress Leader Newspapers (au)
added Jun 18, 2012 22:36
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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] BUTLER: Smoking ban? What smoking ban?

The airport’s approach should be adopted by the other public places trying to curb smoking. Without enforcement, the current self-regulating bans are not eliminating the problem, so providing a space for smokers will at least protect the non-smokers.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:51
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[Australia] Gaming areas escape smoking bans

the State Government in NSW has confirmed new smoking bans will not affect outdoor gaming areas. The new legislation, passed in NSW Parliament on Tuesday night, will ban smoking in outdoor areas such as bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks, swimming po
The Shout (au)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:29
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[Canada] Back Chat

Readers weren't supportive of a request by the Krossa family of Maple Ridge for a new municipal bylaw that would ban smokers from allowing smoke to drift onto neighbouring properties. Smokers on private property should have rights, most said.
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Jul 19, 2012 14:10
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[Tennessee] Spring Hill Passes Ban On Smoking In Parks

Spring Hill has passed an ordinance that would allow police to fine people for smoking in a city park.
NewsChannel 5 (Nashville, TN)
added Jun 20, 2012 08:14
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