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[Georgia] Committee sends smoking ban to Atlanta's City Council

A ban on smoking in Atlanta parks -- a wide-ranging prohibition that would cover playgrounds, athletic fields, aquatic areas, tennis courts, golf courses, walking trails and playgrounds -- came closer to reality on Tuesday.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Jul 11, 2012 06:21

[New Zealand] Smoking in streets can trigger lung cancer - study

A University of Otago study measured the quality of air in the city streets of Wellington over five weeks, specifically when smokers exhaled. "The study found actually the presence of smoking nearby increased the air pollution level by 70% in these fine (TVNZ)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:33

Smoke-Free North Dakota petition looks for signatures

The measure would amend law North Dakota law "to prohibit smoking, including the use of electronic smoking devices, in public places and most places of employment in this state, including certain outdoor areas."
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Jun 25, 2012 12:55

[New York] No-smoking signs in state parks lacking regulatory teeth

Glens Falls (NY) Post-Star
added Jun 18, 2012 22:35

[Tennessee] Roy Exum: What Smoking Bans Really Do

Kim White, in suggesting smoking be banned at other sites in the city, said city leaders might be “very surprised” at the residents' response to a smoking ban. Perhaps she will be “very surprised” to know . . . I muttered “What an idiot … ” and my dog Sco
added Jun 18, 2012 10:25

[Pennsylvania] Monroeville parks stamp out secondhand smoke

Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jun 7, 2012 10:14

[Massachusetts] North Adams Board Votes For Tough Tobacco Regulations

The Board of Health has adopted a rigorous ban on workplace smoking that will include lighting up at city-sponsored events like the annual Eagle Street Beach Party.
added Jun 6, 2012 11:38

[California] Smoking ban begins at Sonoma County outdoor restaurant areas

Beginning today, smoking is prohibited in outdoor restaurant and bar areas that fall within the jurisdiction of Sonoma County.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Jun 2, 2012 18:42

[New York] GARDNER: Puffing Freely, Courtesy of Paley

Smoking is perfectly legal in Paley Park, apparently as per Mr. Paley's orders. Year round. Because it's a private park. "It's one of the stipulations," explained David Mandler, the publicist for the event. "One can always enjoy a fine cigar in the park.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 1, 2012 01:19

[Australia] State Government lashed over weak anti-smoking laws ($$)

Some local councils want Victoria to catch up with other states by introducing a statewide policy to ban smoking in outdoor drinking and dining areas, Quit Victoria executive director Fiona Sharkie said.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added May 27, 2012 12:42
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