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Smoke-free parks and beaches: an interrupted time-series study of behavioural impact in New York City

trend in the frequency of NYC residents noticing people smoking in local parks and beaches decreased significantly over the six quarters after the law took effect. There was no comparable decline among residents in the rest of the state. An increase in t
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:42

Rhode Island's capital considering downtown smoking ban

The proposed ban would apply to non-enclosed sidewalks and other pedestrian areas, including alleys, accessible to the public anywhere in downtown Providence. Smoking would be allowed only in private residences and vehicles.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 21, 2015 15:11

[UK] Smoking ban in public outdoor places for Castlegar?

A presentation to city council from the Kootenay Tobacco Free Coalition has left at least one councillor undecided on the merit of the coalition’s proposed bylaw outlawing smoking in outdoor public places such as plazas, trails, beaches, parks, recreatio
Nelson Daily (ca)
added Jul 16, 2015 12:28

[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

[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

[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

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.
added Jun 22, 2015 06:54

[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

[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

[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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