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[Georgia] Tobacco ban in parks approved

COVINGTON -- Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a ban on use of all tobacco products in county parks, effective April 1.
Newton (GA) Citizen
added Dec 6, 2012 11:38

[California] Council to Vote on Smoking Ordinance Revisions

The proposed amendments call for the banning of smoking in additional areas, holding landlords accountable to restrict smoking of tenants of multi-housing units, to announce secondhand smoke as a nuisance and to clarify the “reasonable distance” of a smok
added Dec 5, 2012 12:42

[California] Fines to be levied at Boulder Creek Parks for smoking, drinking, loud music, camping

Starting next month, anyone caught smoking, drinking, camping, blasting music or engaging in any other illegal activities at Boulder Creek parks won't just get a little slap on the wrist. They'll be fined -- heavily fined.
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Dec 1, 2012 14:36

[New York] Ogdensburg passes tobacco-free park policy

A new policy asks citizens to snuff out their cigarettes while in the proximity of municipal sports fields and playgrounds. The City Council passed a voluntary tobacco-free resolution Tuesday night that will erect signs near playgrounds and recreational
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Nov 18, 2012 19:54

[Colorado] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban

The city’s proposed ordinance makes no sense if Hillcrest Golf Course is exempt
Durango (CO) Herald
added Nov 14, 2012 13:18

[New York] Comprehensive ban on outdoor smoking is urged

The Niagara Falls Review says the region's public health committee has asked the regional government to draw up such a ban. Such legislation would prohibit smoking at all parks, playgrounds, sports fields and other public outdoor areas.
Business First Of Buffalo
added Nov 7, 2012 11:48

[Colorado] Pearl Street smoking ban moves ahead

A proposed smoking ban on the Pearl Street Mall took a step forward Tuesday night when the Boulder City Council gave it initial approval, but one council member said she has concerns that the suggested penalty is too steep for the nature of the offense.
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 18, 2012 07:12

More than half of Finland’s municipalities have gone smoking-free

By the end of September, 204 municipalities had reached the decision to go smoke-free, reports the Savuton Kunta (“Smoke-Free Municipality”) project.
Helsingin Sanomat (fi)
added Oct 8, 2012 03:47

[New York] County revisits smoking ban idea

Deputy Steuben County Administrator Jack Wheeler said lawmakers still intend to enact a law banning tobacco use, but will now reconsider some of the “unintended consequences” of an outright ban on all county-owned or county-leased property, as the law wa
Steuben (NY) Courier-Advocate
added Oct 7, 2012 13:09

[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Make parks smoke-free

Bans that are controversial today soon will be welcome
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Oct 2, 2012 17:36
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