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[Ireland] LETTER: Ban on smoking at open-air events

I attended the fantastic Bruce Springsteen concerts at the RDS . . . On Wednesday my wife and I were positioned towards the front, wedged in tight next to a man who chain-smoked throughout the show and ignored our obvious discomfort and annoyance.
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 20, 2012 11:10
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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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[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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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
PBS
added Jul 9, 2013 22:30
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[North Carolina] LONGEST: Secondhand smoke would be prevented by ban

the smoking ban is a good move. It respects the freedom of smokers to enjoy a cigarette in private while doing more to protect the right everyone has to a safer environment, cleaner air and a healthier life.
Daily Tar Heel (UNC)
added Sep 26, 2012 12:18
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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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[Maine] Portland committee backs smoking ban in parks

But the committee declined to pursue a ban on smoking in private clubs.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jul 20, 2012 03:34
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[North Carolina] Carolina Beach to draft smoking ban for some areas

To a light applause, the Carolina Beach Town Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to instruct town staff to prepare an ordinance banning smoking in some areas of the beach.
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Jul 11, 2012 06:23
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