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[North Carolina] Smoking ban gets people fired up

Salisbury City Council on Tuesday passed an ordinance banning cigarettes and other tobacco products from the city's 28 park properties and more than five miles of greenway. "It's a no-brainer to eliminate tobacco use from facilities that are designed fo
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Jan 8, 2014 02:59

[France] Solar-powered parasols in Paris to make city's smokers sustainable

The French capital is set to launch a sustainable yet practical alternative to environmentally unfriendly cafe heaters
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 10, 2013 15:34

[California] Hawthorne ponders more restrictions on smoking

On Tuesday night, City Council members agreed that smoking should be restricted at all outdoor dining areas, but they weren’t sure about banning it outside tattoo shops, as Lawndale has done, and parking lots — a place where smokers can’t light up in Her
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Nov 15, 2013 02:30

[Canada] Taking the Next Steps for a Smoke-Free Ontario

The province will introduce legislation and propose regulatory changes that would, if passed, strengthen the Smoke-Free Ontario Act by increasing penalties for selling tobacco to kids and further limiting smoking in public areas.
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 14, 2013 12:40

[Canada] Toronto smokers will have to butt out near building entrances, sports fields

City council passes strict new bylaw further restricting where people can light up outside – including near buildings, restaurant patios and in parks.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 14, 2013 12:23

[California] Portion of Walnut Creek groundbreaking secondhand smoke law takes effect Oct. 31 -

Walnut Creek is about to be largely smoke-free, even though smokers and others continue to rail against the new secondhand smoke ordinance. "It's not OK with the residents of Rossmoor," said Debra Freeman a resident of the gated community at a City Counc
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Oct 10, 2013 02:10

[Australia] PANAHI: Victoria lags behind on outdoor smoking bans

Victoria’s insanely inadequate smoking laws allowing inconsiderate addicts to light up in outdoor dining and drinking areas, including beer gardens, balconies and footpaths, make about as much sense as a screen door on a submarine. Not only do they make
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added Sep 29, 2013 20:23

[West Virginia] Anti-tobacco resolution approved

PARKERSBURG -A resolution which prohibits tobacco products within 15 feet of city playgrounds will go back to city council for consideration.
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Sep 25, 2013 08:19

[UK] Stubbed out: Over half of cruise passengers want an end to smoking on liner balconies

A survey conducted by cruise reviews website Cruise Critic saw 54 per cent of those questioned say that smoking on balconies - even when the balcony belongs to the passengers' personal cabin - should not be permitted.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 8, 2013 16:35

[New York] Oswego State moves smokers 5 more feet toward smoke-free

starting in fall 2013, the smoking perimeter from the building entrance has been moved to 25 feet, from 20 feet in 2012. By 2014 the whole campus should be a smoke-free area.
The Oswegonian (SUNY Oswego)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:24
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