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[Nebraska] Council OKs having parks be smoke free

A resolution banning tobacco use in Fremont’s city parks and on city trails, except in designated posted areas, gained 8-0 city council approval Tuesday. That doesn’t mean, however, people will get tickets for smoking in the parks.
Fremont (NE) Tribune
added Jun 13, 2012 14:04
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[Malta] Smoking kills 650,000 Europeans a year but help is easily accessible

Addressing children during an activity to mark the smoking ban in playgrounds, the European Commissioner for Health, John Dalli, said smoking kills 650,000 people a year in Europe.
Malta Independent (mt)
added May 22, 2012 09:54
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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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[Nebraska] Lincoln parks could soon be tobacco free

It got approval from the Board of Health Tuesday night, now it needs approval from the Parks Department.
KLKN-TV (Lincoln, NE)
added Jun 25, 2012 12:53
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[Canada] City wants to extend smoking ban

A proposed bylaw, which will be considered by the community and protective services committee Thursday, would effectively extend the new outdoor smoking ban to all lighted, non-tobacco products.
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Jun 16, 2012 16:32
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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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[New York] Judge overturns smoking ban in state parks

The city of Rochester has been looking to go further than the state regulation and prohibit people from lighting up at any time in city-maintained parks, ball fields or along trails. The city proposal, which officials had said would be sent to City Counc
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Oct 14, 2013 03:48
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Lights Out on the Lido Deck

Cunard Line, Disney Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, P&O Cruises, Royal Caribbean International and Seabourn all announced changes recently. Depending on the line and the ship, the new policies will affect guest balconies, staterooms and public spaces. Douglas
New York Times Blogs
added Sep 17, 2013 14:52
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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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