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[Thailand] Parade kicks off Pattaya Beach anti-smoking drive

City hall brought its “no smoking” message loudly and clearly to Pattaya with a parade intended to reinforce the prohibition on lighting up on the sand.
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:48

VIDEO: Public housing to become smoke-free zones in southern Nevada

A policy affecting thousands of families will start this summer. There will be no more smoking allowed in public housing. A new policy was voted through last night by the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, that would make public housing smoke-f
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:36
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[Oregon] Columbia City parks to become smoke-free

The Columbia City City Council is expected to host a second and final reading of an ordinance Thursday night, March 15, that prohibits the use of tobacco and marijuana products in city parks. By state law, smoking marijuana in any public space is alread
Pamplin Media Group
added Mar 16, 2018 17:55
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[Pennsylvania] Moon Township parks now tobacco free

The township has joined a growing list of Allegheny County communities participating in Young Lungs at Play, a program that aims to create tobacco free public parks, playing fields and playgrounds to eliminate children’s exposure to secondhand smoke. To
Beaver County (PA) Times / Allegheny Times
added Mar 13, 2018 04:26

[Kansas] City considers ban on tobacco use in all parks

The commission heard a presentation Wednesday night from Erin Laurie, health educator at the Franklin County Health Department as well as many community members, supporting the ban for health reasons. A task force had been formed to consider the proposal
Ottawa (KS) Herald
added Mar 10, 2018 16:06

[UK] Public health charity calls for smoking to be banned outside pubs, in parks and on beaches

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is pushing for the ban on smoking to be widened, so that it includes outdoor public spaces ... The charity has said they would strongly recommend smokers to swap to e-cigarettes, as these would be exempt from any
Somerset Live (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 15:52

[Canada] Ottawa Public Health's proposal to ban balcony pot smoking ignites debate

Should condo owners and tenants be allowed to smoke pot in their homes and on their balconies? Ottawa Public Health’s newly released position paper has ignited debate on those questions, and set the scene for a confrontation between pot smokers who wan
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:50

[North Carolina] Health group recognizing towns with tobacco-free parks

A local health promotion group is recognizing the towns of Ayden and Winterville for implementing tobacco-free parks in their community. Pitt Partners for Health, a coalition aimed at improving the health of Pitt County, will present certificates to repr
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47

[Canada] Will the Hampstead smoking ban do more harm than good?

“As a health group, we’ve worked for decades to try and control tobacco use inside public areas and in the workplace,” said François Damphousse of the Non-Smokers Rights Association. “We want people to smoke outside, not inside. “This kind of initiative
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47

[Alaska] Smoking ban remains stuck in committee

A popular bill that would bar smoking almost everywhere in Alaska has been stuck in the House Rules Committee since January, and there’s no indication why. Half the House has signed on as cosponsors of the bill, Senate Bill 63, which passed the Senate l
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:44
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