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[Texas] VIDEO: City will ask smokers to put out cigarettes in Dallas parks

Signs with the phrase “Smell flowers, not smoke” have been placed all over city parks to tell park users about the new ordinance taking effect on March 1. “The smoking ban allows us to reach our goal of providing a healthy environment and reduce litter
WFAA Channel 8 (Dallas/Fort Worth, TX)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:31
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[Texas] VIDEO: Revisions to Smoking Ordinance in Parks Approved

SAN ANGELO, TX - On the agenda at the city council meeting on Tuesday: the first public hearing for changes to the smoking ordinance for outdoor sporting areas was approved.
KIDY / KXVA (Abilene, TX)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:48
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[Asia, China] Shanghai seeks ways to promote smoking ban

Political advisers in Shanghai have proposed the city learn from other cities about publicizing the smoking ban that will take effect in five weeks. Beginning March 1, all public indoor venues and work areas, as well as some outdoor places, such as art
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jan 24, 2017 16:09
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Orchard ramps up fight against smoking

Designated smoking points are making their mark along the Orchard Road shopping belt, as the area inches towards becoming smoke-free. Last month, four white L-shaped markings were painted outside several shopping malls, demarcating a rectangular zone wi
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 8, 2017 22:01
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Denver to Allow Marijuana in Bars: What's the Health Impact?

"Secondhand marijuana smoke has 33 cancer-causing chemicals, according to the California EPA, and some of the same chemicals in marijuana smoke are also into tobacco smoke"...won't have to worry about much with the new law is getting a secondhand high.
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Nov 19, 2016 19:10
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[UK] Environmental health officers call for smoking ban in playgrounds

Smoking should be banned in all parks and playgrounds to reduce the chances of children growing up thinking that using cigarettes is normal, environmental health officers have told ministers. Zoos, theme parks and anywhere else children play should also
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:42
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Government prodded on PH-wide smoking ban

“We are hopeful that a comprehensive nationwide smoke-free policy be adopted soon in order to provide immediate protection to the people’s health against the ills brought by smoking,” said New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President Emer Roj
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Aug 28, 2016 20:17
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: Where there's smoking to ban, there's heat, not much light

The end result of the bill and Christie's approach seem very similar. We slightly prefer Christie's approach for its modest nod to home rule and less unneeded regulation.
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jul 25, 2016 16:17
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Little enforcement of Tobacco Control Act douses its relevance

checks made by the Jamaica Observer showed that despite clear violations daily, only two persons have been prosecuted since the Act was promulgated on July 15, 2013, almost three weeks after it was announced by then Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson d
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 24, 2016 14:31
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[Korea - South] Alleys, Elevator, Parking Lot of Apartments to be "No-Smoking Zone"

The South Korean government will be able to designate spaces within apartment complexes as no-smoking zones beginning September, after getting consent from residents. The Ministry of Health and Welfare said it will make an advance notice of the enforceme
Korea Broadcasting System (KBS World Radio) (kr)
added Jul 18, 2016 19:48
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