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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
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‘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
Yahoo!
added Jun 17, 2014 12:03
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[UK] KING: Deputy editor's comment: Ban smokers from town centre events

Unlike race, gender or sexuality, smoking is a choice – and one which not only harms their health but those around them. Until we have a situation where not one person is subjected to passive smoking, their ‘persecution’ must continue unabated.
Aylesbury Today (Bucks Herald) (uk)
added May 25, 2014 11:45
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[Minnesota] The Twin Cities' best smoking and non-smoking patios

The best spots to take a puff or avoid the smoke.
Vita.mn (Star Tribune Media Company)
added May 15, 2014 13:15
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[New York] NYC Parks Smoking Ban Barely Enforced

Gotham Gazette's FOIL request for data on the enforcement of the ban against smoking in parks shows that since it went into effect in 2011, only 440 tickets have been issued. Ninety percent (or 397) were issued in Manhattan, 17 in Brooklyn, 15 in Staten I
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Apr 21, 2014 17:50
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[Australia] Smoke ban sparks anger

Restaurant owners in Oakleigh are fuming over a push to ban smokers from outdoor dining areas. They say their customers will all leave but experts claim that's just a smoke screen. Chris Sklavos says 90% of the people who dine at his family restaurant
Yahoo!
added Apr 9, 2014 00:20
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[New Zealand] Smoking visibility mapped for the first time

The visibility of smoking in city streets has for the first time anywhere been mapped, in new research from the University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand. The research found that up to 116 smokers outside bars/cafés could be seen from any one locatio
EurekAlert
added Apr 6, 2014 21:59
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco-free initiative targets Broken Arrow parks

Representatives of the Tobacco Free Coalition for Tulsa County spoke about the benefits of tobacco-free parks to a handful of Broken Arrow residents who attended a public meeting Thursday afternoon. “Our goal is to have all of Tulsa County public parks,
Tulsa (OK) World
added Apr 4, 2014 14:52
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[New York] Village of Lansing Considers Smoke Free Law

Ted Schiele asked Village of Lansing Trustees Monday to consider passing a tobacco-free law, or at least a smoke-free law. The law could apply to all municipal property in the Village, including parks, trails and playgrounds as well as the Village Office
Lansing (NY) Star
added Mar 21, 2014 16:35
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[North Carolina] Spencer votes to ban smoking, tobacco from parks, ball fields

Spencer town board voted unanimously Tuesday to ban smoking and other tobacco use from town parks and ball fields, but how the new ordinance will be enforced is not clear.
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Mar 12, 2014 01:34
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