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[New York] Comprehensive ban on outdoor smoking is urged

The Niagara Falls Review says the region's public health committee has asked the regional government to draw up such a ban. Such legislation would prohibit smoking at all parks, playgrounds, sports fields and other public outdoor areas.
Business First Of Buffalo
added Nov 7, 2012 11:48
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[Colorado] Pearl Street smoking ban moves ahead

A proposed smoking ban on the Pearl Street Mall took a step forward Tuesday night when the Boulder City Council gave it initial approval, but one council member said she has concerns that the suggested penalty is too steep for the nature of the offense.
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 18, 2012 07:12
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More than half of Finland’s municipalities have gone smoking-free

By the end of September, 204 municipalities had reached the decision to go smoke-free, reports the Savuton Kunta (“Smoke-Free Municipality”) project.
Helsingin Sanomat (fi)
added Oct 8, 2012 03:47
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[New York] County revisits smoking ban idea

Deputy Steuben County Administrator Jack Wheeler said lawmakers still intend to enact a law banning tobacco use, but will now reconsider some of the “unintended consequences” of an outright ban on all county-owned or county-leased property, as the law wa
Steuben (NY) Courier-Advocate
added Oct 7, 2012 13:09
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Make parks smoke-free

Bans that are controversial today soon will be welcome
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Oct 2, 2012 17:36
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Smokers should police themselves

Canandaigua Councilmember Karen White's proposed smoking ban in parts of the city is a commendable idea. White clearly has identified a health and quality of life problem. People are being exposed to second-hand smoke and cigarette butts litter city par
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Sep 26, 2012 18:40
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[New York] Proposed smoking ban in NYC's Hudson River Park challenged by smoking rights group

The Hudson River Park Trust has proposed banning smoking in its five-mile-long riverfront park on Manhattan's west side, prompting a letter from a smoking rights group lawyer that says the trust lacks legal authority.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 26, 2012 18:26
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[New York] Group faults proposed smoking ban in NYC park

The Hudson River Park Trust has proposed banning smoking in its five-mile riverfront park on Manhattan's west side, prompting a letter from a smoking rights group lawyer saying the trust lacks legal authority.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 26, 2012 15:17
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[New York] State Fair considers limiting outdoor smoking after complaints

The organizers of the New York State Fair say they're looking into limiting outdoor smoking because of complaints from visitors. Fair Director Dan O'Hara tells the Syracuse Post-Standard they'll look at how other family venues deal with the problem, co
CNY Central (Syracuse, NY)
added Sep 17, 2012 17:30
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[New York] Carlucci and Galef want statewide smoking ban on playgrounds

Sen. David Carlucci and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef are pushing for immediate action on legislation (A.6451/S7627) that would prohibit smoking at public playgrounds where children under twelve are present during the hours between sunrise and sunset.
The Legislative Gazette (NY)
added Aug 27, 2012 23:25
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