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[California] New Smoking Limits Approved at OC Fair

a new policy was approved last week that limits smoking to designated areas. While the proposed locations haven’t been announced, fair vendors who allow cigar smoking are warning that the move will hurt their business and the fair experience.
Voice of OC (Orange County, CA)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:43
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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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[New York] Statement on Supreme Court Decision on State Park Smoking Regulation

“State Parks has legislative authority to manage a wide variety of activities within state parks to balance often conflicting uses of our patrons. We believe this authority extends to the regulation of outdoor smoking on playgrounds, swimming pools, beach
Long Island (NY) Exchange
added Oct 11, 2013 19:17
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[New York] Advocacy Group Lauds Brookhaven Town Beach Smoking Ban

Town adopts new language to include beaches with parks.
Patch.org
added Jul 21, 2012 15:33
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[North Carolina] Huntersville outlaws smoking in parks; Mecklenburg considers similar ban

The move - which must be approved by park and recreation staff as well as county commissioners - could add Mecklenburg to a growing number of local governments in North Carolina that restrict or prohibit tobacco use in public parks.
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:24
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[New York] Smoking banned in Babylon town parks ($$)

Babylon's town board Tuesday banned smoking and tobacco use in town parks, playgrounds, beaches and ballfields. After a public hearing drew no speakers, board members unanimously approved the bill
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jul 18, 2012 03:21
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[Nebraska] EDITORIAL: Our view Mixed thoughts about tobacco-free parks resolution

As much as this resolution can make Fremont a healthier place to live, we can’t help but be a concerned about another intrusion into our private lives.
Fremont (NE) Tribune
added Jun 18, 2012 22:39
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[Nebraska] Fremont bans smoking in parks

AP - Associated Press
added Jun 14, 2012 20:02
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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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[Massachusetts] Heated debate over proposed smoking bans in Cambridge

The proposed changes add new restrictions on smoking in public places, including parks and city-owned open space, hotel and inns and outdoor seating areas adjacent to bars and restaurants. The amendments also attempt to regulate nicotine delivery product
Wicked Local (MA)
added Nov 6, 2014 15:31
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