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[Wisconsin] Proposed ordinance change would streamline city building smoking rules

Smoking would be prohibited within 25 feet of all public building entrances under an ordinance change introduced at the City Council earlier this week. The proposal comes one month after the council voted to ban smoking in public parking ramps.
Madison (WI) Cap Times
added Jun 23, 2018 10:47
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[Vermont] Montpelier’s mayor not ready to support downtown smoking ban

Watson said she is opposed to an all-out smoking ban in the capital city’s downtown area ahead of a meeting next week with organizers of a campaign to prohibit cigarette smoking and vaping in a half-mile area. The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition
VTDigger.org
added Jun 23, 2018 11:29
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[Wisconsin] Smoking Ban may be on the way for Appleton Playgrounds

Appleton's communications manager asked the public,'If you could change anything in the city, what would it be?' "And all of a sudden, we got an onslaught of emails saying, 'Ban smoking on playgrounds,'" said Joe Martin, a city alderman and chair of App
WFRV-TV Local 5 | WeAreGreenBay.com (Green Bay, WI)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:39
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[New York] Bill would choke off smoking in front of libraries

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Gustavo Rivera led a bill through both chambers banning smoking within 100 feet of all library entrances. And if Cuomo signs the bill into law, it would expand earlier efforts by Dinowitz and Rivera to snuff ou
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Jun 22, 2018 18:08
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[Florida] In praise of smoke-free parks

of Health in Franklin County and the Franklin County Tobacco-Free Partnership would like to recognize Apalachicola city commissioners ... The resolution bans the use of tobacco products and e-cigarettes within 50 feet of parks with playground equipment a
Apalachicola Times
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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[UK-Scotland] Radical new plans revealed to turn Scotland smoke free by 2034

A ban on smoking in council homes is among a raft of radical new measures being considered as part of the “next steps” unveiled by ministers to make Scotland smoke-free by 2034. A crackdown on smoking in open public places where children are present such
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:44
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[UK] Hull's school gates to go smoke-free

Parents are being stopped lighting up at 24 primary schools in Hull in a bid to create a smoke free generation. The move follows the introduction last year of a smoke-free playground policy, which saw smoking stubbed out at all 91 playgrounds in the cit
KCFM (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:38
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] “Out with Secondhand Smoke” in Seoul’s Gangnam District

the local government office of Gangnam-gu in Seoul has announced today that it is cracking down on people smoking in the streets. Gangnam-gu also said it was strengthening efforts to publicize the harms of smoking. Currently, there are a total of five
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: All parks should be smoke free

County taxpayers want and expect nice parks. Stopping the filth and hazards rolled up inside every pack of cigarettes at the park gate is a simple, inexpensive way to make the parks more enjoyable for all.
Port Huron (MI) Times Herald
added Jun 20, 2018 14:45
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[Canada] VIDEO: Beaconsfield to become latest Montreal suburb to crack down on smoking in public

WATCH: Beaconsfield is set to become the latest Montreal suburb to crack down on smoking in public. As Global's Dan Spector reports, the city wants to eliminate smoking from all parks and parking lots.
Global News (ca)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:38
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