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Smokers could get $50 tickets for lighting up under new outdoor smoking ordinance

At some point this year, it could become illegal in Ann Arbor to smoke at bus stops or near entrances to city buildings and the Blake Transit Center. There's also talk of adding new prohibitions on smoking in city parks and near the entrances to busines
Michigan Live
added Feb 2, 2014 00:06

[California] Walnut Creek's secondhand-smoking ban now in effect

downtown -- and much of the rest of the city -- is officially smoke-free. While there are still a few places in Walnut Creek where one can light up, a controversial ordinance adopted in October prohibiting smoking throughout the city is now in effect. T
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Jan 30, 2014 12:50

[Singapore] There’s a special place for smokers in Nee Soon South... and it’s sheltered

While smokers in other parts of Singapore are banned from lighting up at places like sheltered walkways, bus shelters and common areas of residential buildings, those in Nee Soon South have special corners erected just for them. And, they’re sheltered.
added Jan 12, 2014 04:51

[North Carolina] Smoking ban gets people fired up

Salisbury City Council on Tuesday passed an ordinance banning cigarettes and other tobacco products from the city's 28 park properties and more than five miles of greenway. "It's a no-brainer to eliminate tobacco use from facilities that are designed fo
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Jan 8, 2014 02:59

[France] Solar-powered parasols in Paris to make city's smokers sustainable

The French capital is set to launch a sustainable yet practical alternative to environmentally unfriendly cafe heaters
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 10, 2013 15:34

[California] Hawthorne ponders more restrictions on smoking

On Tuesday night, City Council members agreed that smoking should be restricted at all outdoor dining areas, but they weren’t sure about banning it outside tattoo shops, as Lawndale has done, and parking lots — a place where smokers can’t light up in Her
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Nov 15, 2013 02:30

[Canada] Taking the Next Steps for a Smoke-Free Ontario

The province will introduce legislation and propose regulatory changes that would, if passed, strengthen the Smoke-Free Ontario Act by increasing penalties for selling tobacco to kids and further limiting smoking in public areas.
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 14, 2013 12:40

[Canada] Toronto smokers will have to butt out near building entrances, sports fields

City council passes strict new bylaw further restricting where people can light up outside – including near buildings, restaurant patios and in parks.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 14, 2013 12:23

[California] Portion of Walnut Creek groundbreaking secondhand smoke law takes effect Oct. 31 -

Walnut Creek is about to be largely smoke-free, even though smokers and others continue to rail against the new secondhand smoke ordinance. "It's not OK with the residents of Rossmoor," said Debra Freeman a resident of the gated community at a City Counc
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Oct 10, 2013 02:10

[Australia] PANAHI: Victoria lags behind on outdoor smoking bans

Victoria’s insanely inadequate smoking laws allowing inconsiderate addicts to light up in outdoor dining and drinking areas, including beer gardens, balconies and footpaths, make about as much sense as a screen door on a submarine. Not only do they make
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added Sep 29, 2013 20:23
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