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[Canada] ONTARIO REGULATION 336/15 made under the SMOKE-FREE ONTARIO ACT

Places where smoking prohibited 12. (1) The following are prescribed places for the purposes of paragraph 7 of subsection 9 (2) of the Act: 1. The outdoor grounds of a hospital within the meaning of the Public Hospitals Act, and the area within a 9 metre
Government of Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 03:56
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Arkansas State Fair announces stronger tobacco-free policy

The Arkansas Livestock Show Association (Association), in partnership with the Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) approved a policy on April 4, 2015, to make the Arkansas State Fair and Fairground Complex (Fair) tobacco free. The use of any tobacco and nico
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Sep 30, 2015 11:52
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Luxembourg to ban smoking in children's playgrounds

Health Minister Lydia Mutsch said that she plans to extend the area in which smoking is banned to children's play areas. Responding to a parliamentary question, she wrote: “Concerning the protection of the health of children in shared spaces, I envisag
Luxemburger Wort (lu)
added Sep 26, 2015 22:46
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Park Service Pinches E-Cig Use

Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association..."Outdoor smoking bans in parks can at least somewhat be justified by the risk of fires, but vapor products pose no more of a fire risk than a cellphone battery,” he says. “This behavior is sha
U.S. News & World Report
added Sep 15, 2015 10:46
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[Canada] GODBOUT: Smoking, bike lanes need clarity

Enforcement is needed of smoking directly outside buildings, starting with the folks smoking right outside the entrances to shopping malls, arenas and the hospital, to give just three examples. There's no escaping secondhand smoke when coming and going fr
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Sep 4, 2015 09:28
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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
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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
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[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
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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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