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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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[New York] Madison County officials consider smoking ban on all property owned or leased by the county

Madison County officials are considering banning the use of tobacco on property owned and leased by the county, including the entire government campus in Wampsville, where smoking is currently prohibited within 20 feet of county buildings, and portions of
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Aug 12, 2012 17:09
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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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[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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[Washington] Bellingham council bans smoking in city parks, trails

Smoking a traditional cigarette or cigar or vaping using an e-cigarette will no longer be allowed in any city park, trail or open space following a City Council decision Monday night, Nov. 9. The council will need to take a third and final vote on the ru
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added Nov 11, 2015 20:41
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As bans spread across nation, some experts question evidence of harm from outdoor smoking

Whether it is a long-term health issue for a lot of people "is still up in the air," said Neil Klepeis, a Stanford University researcher whose work is cited by advocates of outdoor bans. Ronald Bayer, a Columbia University professor, put it in even star
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 8, 2013 07:19
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[Thailand] PANDEY: The wrong kind of smoke signal

the Kuala Lumpur branch of Mandarin Oriental should do what is right for a bulk of its customers, who by the way are non-smokers, before someone gets the idea to take the hotel to court for violations of their rights.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:28
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[Australia] Smoke-free bid for Royal Adelaide Show

MOST of Wayville Showgrounds is likely to be smoke free at next month's Royal Adelaide Show. Under an application lodged with Health SA, smoking would be banned in pavilions, grandstands, eating areas, boulevards, atriums, sideshow alley - anywhere that
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 14, 2012 07:34
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