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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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[Florida] Attitudes toward outdoor smoking ban at Moffitt Cancer Center evaluated

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center who surveyed employees and patients about a ban on outdoor smoking at the cancer center found that 86 percent of non-smokers supported the ban, as did 20 percent of the employees who were smokers. Fifty-seven percent
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 13, 2012 00:55
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[Hawaii] Tobacco ban at county parks goes up in smoke

COUNCIL REJECTS ORDINANCE, PASSES RESOLUTION WITHOUT ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Aug 9, 2012 16:57
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Whose rights and health deserve protection?

f you throw a party and it gets too loud, it doesn't matter that the noise is created in the privacy of your own home, you can be ordered to shut it down. And, let's face it, noise from a party is not likely to be as damaging to your neighbour's health as
The Record (Burnaby, BC) (ca)
added Aug 4, 2012 14:26
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[Japan] Smokers face increased restrictions in Tokyo

with designated spaces on the street among the few places where people can smoke. But these designated smoking spaces have been closing due to continual complaints to municipal governments.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 25, 2012 23:50
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[California] GB moves to ban smoking in city parks

Ordinance will apply to adjacent sidewalks
Santa Maria (CA) Times
added Jul 24, 2012 18:53
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[New York] Erie County asks park-goers to keep the smoke out of the park

Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein was joined by County Parks Commissioner Troy Schinzel, Erie County legislators and members of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute Anti-Tobacco Coalition to announce that Erie County parks and beaches will i
MetroWNY.com
added Jul 15, 2012 13:32
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