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[North Carolina] Commissioners vote for smoking zones in county

In response to complaints about smokers clouding up building entrances, the Henderson County Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 Wednesday to create designated smoking zones away from high-traffic areas on all county campuses.
Hendersonville (NC) Times-News
added Feb 20, 2014 04:03

[Maryland] Bill could cut smoking in Montgomery, Prince George’s public parks

The proposal, in a bill filed on Friday, would require action by the Maryland General Assembly. The ban would expand upon Montgomery’s current smoking prohibition, which applies to a variety of public places, such as government buildings, businesses and
Gaithersburg (MD) Gazette
added Feb 12, 2014 12:54

[Australia] SHARKIE: Diners don't want a side serve of smoke

despite several years of campaigning by four of Victoria's leading health organisations, Victoria is still the only state in Australia that has not either already introduced, or committed to introducing, smoke-free outdoor dining and drinking areas.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Feb 5, 2014 17:01

[Asia, Singapore] Efforts to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke in Nee Soon South

Nee Soon South became the first smoke-free constituency in Singapore a month ago, under a pilot project that will last for a year. And efforts are ongoing to reduce the exposure of residents to second-hand smoke. Six locations in the neighbourhood have
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 5, 2014 11:23

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
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