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[Africa, Canada, South Africa] Outdoor smoking still harmful

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi’s proposed new smoking regulation aimed at banning all smoking in outdoor eating areas, was given a boost by a new study that found harmful levels of secondhand smoke in outside smoking areas. The concentration of smok
Health-E (za)
added Aug 14, 2013 02:24

Smoking ban on Hawaii's beaches

Seaside cigarettes will be prohibited from January 1, 2014, while lighting up in parks, swimming pools and bus stops will also be outlawed. The ban will be preceded by a campaign to increase awareness among locals and tourists about the new rules. It wi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 13, 2013 16:19

[Alabama] Area parks, universities joining national trend toward smoke-free zones

Steve Jones, the city's director of general services, had his team on the job in the final months of 2011, putting up signs emblazoned with "It's coming!" throughout Montgomery's park areas. By Jan. 1, 2012, the smoking ban on the city's outdoor faciliti
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Aug 11, 2013 14:09

[New Zealand] Auckland's outdoor spaces to be smoke free

The Auckland Council has approved a new policy that will make public outdoor spaces smoke free across the city. The policy will be introduced in stages. The first stage will happen this month, with smoking banned at outdoor facilities like stadiums, pl
Radio Network (nz)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:05

[Jamaica] Government listening to tourism interests concerns on smoking ban - New task force to meet tomorrow

Faced with a backlash from the tourism sector over the smoking ban in public places Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson has established a task force to examine the matter. The task force will hold its first meeting tomorrow and will include officials of t
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:06

Cigarette Bans in Parks, Beaches May Just Be Smoke and Mirrors

Anti-smoking public health interventions should focus more on those who smoke rather than the fallible evidence around the impact smoking has on others, says a new paper.
added Jul 9, 2013 05:25

[Canada] EDITORIAL — Smoke free communities a novel idea

The trouble with these laws is that they will take considerable resources to execute and until municipalities, the province, and special interest groups like Smoke Free Kings set aside money and resources to lay down the law, there will be smokers that wi
Hants (NS) Journal (ca)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:43

[New York] S1987A-2013 - NY Senate Open Legislation - Prohibits smoking on the grounds of general hospitals and residential health care facilities

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting smoking on hospital grounds and residential health care facilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To prohibit smoking on the campus grounds and within 15 feet of the pro
New York State Senate
added Jun 22, 2013 15:44

[Spain] Impact of the 2011 Spanish Smoking Ban in Hospitality Venues: Indoor Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Influence of Outdoor Smoking

SHS from outdoor smokers close to entrances seems to drift inside venues. Smoking control legislation should consider outdoor restrictions to ensure complete protection against SHS.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 15, 2013 17:11

[Georgia] Jonesboro extinguishes smoking on city property

Council members voted 5-1 to enact a ban on smoking on properties ... “If you’re on city property, just step off city property and you can smoke all you want,” said Mann.
Clayton County (GA) News-Daily
added Jun 13, 2013 11:10
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