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[Asia, Malaysia] Penang gets ‘smoke signals’

The Health Ministry has advised its Penang department to declare George Town Unesco heritage enclave a cigarette smoke-free zone tomorrow. State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said the state Health Department wou
The Star (my)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:34
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: Prisoners should be free to smoke outside

Prisoners, by definition, have their liberties severely restricted. Some people think it's OK to remove one of prisoners' few remaining freedoms: to smoke outdoors. These people would be horrified if such a policy was extended to their neighbours or frie
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 1, 2015 22:40
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[Australia] New smoking laws in outdoor dining areas to turn customers into snitches

Patrons will be able to dob in pubs or restaurants who don’t crack down on people smoking in outdoor dining areas. Under the new laws that come into force on July 6 smoking will be banned in all seated outdoor dining areas while food is being served.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:34
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Hawaii becomes first U.S. state to raise smoking age to 21

Also on Friday, Ige signed a bill banning smoking and e-cigarette use at state parks and beaches, acts already banned in all city and county parks other than of Kaua'i County, according to his office.
Reuters
added Jun 22, 2015 06:54
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[Pennsylvania] Lincoln parks tobacco-free

Lincoln council adopted a resolution to make the borough's ball fields, parks and playgrounds tobacco-free. The vote was 4-0 Thursday with Councilwoman Kris Beedle absent.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jun 21, 2015 16:39
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[Canada] Whistler Blackcomb resort bans smoking, including marijuana, everywhere on its property

This includes lift lines, chairlifts, gondolas, ski runs, hiking trails, valley base areas, parking lots, bike trails and all bar and restaurant locations, including patios
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 16, 2015 10:29
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[UK] Police called as pensioners quarrel over smoking outside Stortford hospital

Tensions boiled over just after 2pm last Wednesday (April 15) when a 69-year-old man spotted a 75-year-old woman sitting smoking outside the hospital in Cavell Drive, Bishop's Stortford. He told her that he did not like smokers and that she was disrega
Herts & Essex News: Observer (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:07
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[North Carolina] County votes down smoking ban

The Pitt County Board of Commissioners rejected a proposed ban on smoking in public parks with a 5-4 vote on Monday.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Apr 14, 2015 12:52
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[Asia, China] Clearing the air / The capital leads the way in banning smoking in public places

On June 1st stricter rules will be enforced on smoking in public places in Beijing, including bars, offices, stadiums and some outdoor areas such as those of hospitals and schools. Fines for failing to keep such places smoke-free could be as high as 10,00
The Economist
added Apr 7, 2015 13:54
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[Connecticut, New York] Bill proposed to ban smoking on train platforms

"No Smoking" signs are displayed on New Haven Line stations and platforms even though it is not against state law to smoke on an outdoor platform. James Redeker, commissioner of the state Department of Transportation, said his department installed the si
Greenwich (CT) Time
added Mar 4, 2015 18:05
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