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[New York] Will Michael Bloomberg's Policies Topple the Domestic Tobacco Industry?

It could be years before we really understand the effects of mayor Bloomberg's public smoking bans, but I wouldn't be surprised to see other major cities adopt similar bans in the not-too-distant future. Domestic tobacco makers may be running on borrowed
Motley Fool
added Mar 9, 2013 19:08

[Canada] Public spaces smoking ban delayed

Regional staff were pushing to have a new bylaw banning smoking at all properties owned by the Region or local towns and cities by May 31--World No Tobacco Day. But on Tuesday, politicians on the Region's public health committee decided to put off voting
Niagara This Week (ca)
added Mar 6, 2013 12:43

The changing winds on outdoor smoke-free policies in Maine

Successful implementation of smoke-free regulations requires education and the provision of smoking-cessation tools to those who need them.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Feb 23, 2013 19:08

[Maryland] County Council Passes Outdoor Smoking Ban

won't apply on the county's Falls Road golf course in Potomac or in county-owned or leased buildings that already include private residents. But it will apply to parks, around recreation centers and outside county buildings. Smoking is already banned ins
added Feb 13, 2013 13:35

[Australia] Shire backs smoking bans

The Baw Baw Shire has welcomed a Victorian Government decision to ban smoking in playgrounds, at swimming pools, children's sportsgrounds and skate parks.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 10, 2013 20:55

[Canada] Gold medallist joins anti-smoking campaign

A new anti-smoking campaign featuring Olympic gold-medal skier Ashleigh McIvor was launched Saturday on the slopes of Mount Seymour in North Vancouver. McIvor has joined forces with the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority to encourage skiers and snowboard
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:05

[New Jersey] County to ban cigarette smoking in parks

the Hudson County Freeholders are poised to introduce an ordinance that would ban cigarette smoking in county parks and would impose fines on people smoking near areas where children play.
Hudson (NJ) Reporter
added Jan 23, 2013 17:04

[West Virginia] Tobacco Ordinance Passed in Bridgeport

After hearing public comment and discussion, council approved the ordinance 5 to 1. The ban prohibits tobacco use in all parks, recreation facilities, and their parking lots.
WBOY-TV (Clarksburg, WV)
added Jan 15, 2013 16:01

[California] Fremont City Council Amends Smoking Ordinance

Last year, Fremont received a ā€œDā€, a grade not reflective of its commitment to public health. In response, the Fremont City Council took immediate and purposeful action to revise the Smoking Ordinance by prohibiting smoking in public places and in places
City of Fremont (CA)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:08

[Australia] ACT to follow NSW smoking ban

The ACT Government plans to follow New South Wales and ban smoking in more public places.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 7, 2013 05:12
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