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[Massachusetts] Worcester health official says new tobacco regs will block loopholes

will allow the city to keep pace with "other" tobacco products that slip through regulatory loopholes. The proposed amendments include a ban on flavored tobacco products in retail establishments in the city, with the exception of tobacco shop-style store
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 18, 2014 18:33

[Iowa] KUHN: Smoke-free park initiatives creating positive outcomes (Alex Kuhn guest view)

I understand there are opposing views on this issue and I respect and welcome all of those viewpoints. I am in no way disparaging smokers, whose choice to smoke I respect. But we have roughly 300 acres in Mason City devoted to city parks, and I am confi
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 14, 2014 12:42

[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
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