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[Canada] Whistler Blackcomb resort bans smoking, including marijuana, everywhere on its property

This includes lift lines, chairlifts, gondolas, ski runs, hiking trails, valley base areas, parking lots, bike trails and all bar and restaurant locations, including patios
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 16, 2015 10:29

[UK] Police called as pensioners quarrel over smoking outside Stortford hospital

Tensions boiled over just after 2pm last Wednesday (April 15) when a 69-year-old man spotted a 75-year-old woman sitting smoking outside the hospital in Cavell Drive, Bishop's Stortford. He told her that he did not like smokers and that she was disrega
Herts & Essex News: Observer (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:07

[North Carolina] County votes down smoking ban

The Pitt County Board of Commissioners rejected a proposed ban on smoking in public parks with a 5-4 vote on Monday.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Apr 14, 2015 12:52

[Asia, China] Clearing the air / The capital leads the way in banning smoking in public places

On June 1st stricter rules will be enforced on smoking in public places in Beijing, including bars, offices, stadiums and some outdoor areas such as those of hospitals and schools. Fines for failing to keep such places smoke-free could be as high as 10,00
The Economist
added Apr 7, 2015 13:54

[Connecticut, New York] Bill proposed to ban smoking on train platforms

"No Smoking" signs are displayed on New Haven Line stations and platforms even though it is not against state law to smoke on an outdoor platform. James Redeker, commissioner of the state Department of Transportation, said his department installed the si
Greenwich (CT) Time
added Mar 4, 2015 18:05

[Colorado] Brighton City Council bans use of e-cigarettes, vaporizers, in public spaces

voted to ban the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers in the same public areas where tobacco is prohibited. Smoking, including use of e-cigarettes, is prohibited in: • Public conveyances. • Vehicles when used for public transportation of childre
Denver (CO) Post
added Dec 3, 2014 13:28

Proposed Regulations Aim to Clamp Down on Smoking in China

the Chinese government has released a draft of anti-tobacco regulations that for the first time would ban smoking in all indoor public places. Also, for the first time, cigarette packages would have to prominently feature information about the dangers of
New York Times Blogs
added Nov 25, 2014 10:07

Five things to know about Oregon's outdoor smoking ban

Few issues have been as polarizing for the department. Among detractors, the department has been called everything from a nanny-state enforcer to a rogue branch of tyrannical government on par with Nazis. Among supporters, the department is taking logica
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Nov 13, 2014 19:28

[Singapore] Shisha smoking on decline over past 2 years

Last year, the authorities revoked the outdoor smoking licences of 12 out of 23 shisha cafes in the area for allowing shisha smoking outside designated areas. Under the law, food establishments are allowed to have smoking areas of up to one-fifth of thei
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:43

[Missouri] Branson approves smoking ordinance

The Branson Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to approve the smoke-free ordinance at Tuesday night’s regular meeting. The bill was approved 5-0 ... • E-cigarettes and cigarettes are regulated the same. ... • No smoking in city parks, except where desig
Branson (MO) Tri-Lakes News
added Oct 31, 2014 19:10
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