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[Massachusetts] Allow Smoking in the Yard

exclusion of e-cigarettes tobacco, which does not seem to present the same secondhand smoke risks or problem of discarded butts as traditional cigarettes, indicates that the policy is born out of moral judgment rather than an objective, health-based analy
Harvard Crimson
added Sep 11, 2014 10:44

[Kentucky] Beshear expands tobacco ban for state workers

A new executive order will expand a 2006 ban on smoking inside state buildings to include surrounding property such as sidewalks and parking lots, while extending it to include all forms of tobacco such as snuff, chew or e-cigarettes — and it will apply
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Sep 4, 2014 14:54

[Texas] Frisco bans smoking, e-cigarettes in city parks

Frisco is snuffing out smoking at all city parks after a split vote on Tuesday. The Frisco City Council voted 3-2 to tighten its smoking ordinance to better protect the health of its residents. The ordinance includes a ban not only on smoking but also on
Dallas Morning News
added Aug 6, 2014 00:44

[Australia] Pubs object to smoking ban in outdoor dining areas

Mr Cronin said the ban would also push people out onto the street, resulting in more mess and cause problems for passers-by. But the move looks set to be popular with the public, with a June Victorian Cancer Council survey finding 73 per cent of people
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Aug 4, 2014 10:43

[California] City moves ahead with smoking ban — partly: Foster City Council postpones decisions on restaurant and apartments

After months of debate over how to protect the public in Foster City from secondhand smoke, the City Council voted 3-2 Monday to set aside two controversial aspects to move forward with updating its smoking ordinance. The council agreed to ban smoking i
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 12:05

Cruise Lines to End Smoking on Balconies

“The cruise industry is following what hotel industry is already doing,” said Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor-in-chief of “They are limiting smoking, not banning it outright.” Nonsmoking areas have been growing in the past five years abo
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 18, 2014 11:51

[Kentucky] Signs asking public not to smoke at city parks and pools vandalized

"Children at Play. Thank you for not smoking." The effort is spearheaded by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and Metro Parks. While there is no ordinance banning smoking at parks, pools and spraygrounds, Metro Parks Director
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Jul 15, 2014 20:03

[Israel] Knesset Committee Approves Stiff Smoking Fine in Stadiums

voted to increase the fine for smoking in a sports stadium. This bill passed its second and third readings. Anyone smoking in a prohibited area, which is basically the stadium other than designated smoking areas, will face a 14,400 shekel fine. The stadi
Yeshiva World (blog)
added Jun 24, 2014 19:53

Maryland Zoo to bar smoking on grounds

Zoo spokeswoman Jane Ballentine said in an interview that visitors compared the zoo to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, where smoking is not allowed, and questioned the zoo's promotion of nature and conservation in light of its smoking policy. In addition to
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jun 19, 2014 03:18

‘Smart Nation’ Singapore will be watching you

Local electronics giants ST Electronics and NCS are piloting systems that will automatically detect people who are found either smoking or parking in prohibited zones within the Jurong Lake District — where a total of 15 different types of functional tec
added Jun 17, 2014 12:03
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