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[California] Tobacco Free Humboldt wants 'model' smoking ordinance

McKINLEYVILLE – In the coming year, the Board of Supervisors may consider an ordinance that would ban smoking near entryways, at parks and beaches, and possibly even in apartments located in unincorporated Humboldt County. The idea of creating an ordina
Mad River Union (Arcata, CA)
added Jan 1, 2017 13:35

[Illinois] Cigarette butts make up nearly half of trash at Chicago beaches, study shows

At Ohio Street Beach, 57,066 pieces of litter — nearly a ton — were collected April through October from 2003 to 2014. Of that total, 41.9 percent of items collected was cigarette butts, even though smoking has been prohibited along the lakefront since 2
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34

[California] New Law Bans Tobacco Products At Youth Sports Events

The new law says anyone smoking within 250 feet of a youth sports event on public property is subject to a $250 fine. It follows on the heels of another law separating tobacco from sports, that’s just taking effect. That one bars major-league baseball pl
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Smoking to be banned at all Taipei bus stops from Jan. 1

This will expand an existing ban that currently applies to 155 bus stops on 15 dedicated bus lanes. However, no penalty will be imposed until March 1, when violators will be subject to a fine of between NT$2,000 (US$62.24) and NT$10,000, the department
Focus Taiwan
added Dec 27, 2016 01:34

[Ohio] Perrysburg douses nonsmoking ordinance

City Council snuffed out limits to smoking in city parks, a matter which had received support earlier this year. By a 4-3 vote, council defeated an ordinance Tuesday that would have prohibited smoking in common areas of city parks, such as athletic fields
Bowling Green (OH) Sentinel-Tribune
added Dec 27, 2016 01:41

[Australia] Avoid intimacy, NEVER wear a white bikini and loud music is simply unacceptable: Etiquette guru on how to behave on the beach this summer

'Do not smoke on the beach (many beaches have restrictions) out of respect for others. 'If you are desperate for a cigarette move away from the beach and remember to place your butts into the rubbish. Help the cleaners and reduce the hundreds of disgust
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:22

[Ohio] Smoke-Free Workplace Law takes effect in NR Jan. 1: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville

Keeping its healthy initiative for the New Year, the city of North Ridgeville's Smoke-Free Workplace Law (Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3794) goes into effect Jan. 1. Now might be a good time to make that New Year's resolution to quit smoking.
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 24, 2016 14:12
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[New York] Smoking Ban Imposed At Town Of Kent Parks

Town Board’s approval of a smoking ban at all parks and recreational areas including beaches, athletic fields and playgrounds in the greater Lake Carmel-Kent-Kent Cliffs areas. The board voted 4-1 with Councilman Paul Denbaum casting the lone negative vo
Putnam County (NY) Courier
added Dec 27, 2016 01:38
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[UK] Hospital bosses in Bradford and Keighley admit defeat over enforcing smoking ban despite new orders to 'get tough'

Public Health England (PHE) chief executive Duncan Selbie has written to every NHS Trust asking them to execute the ban after a study by the British Thoracic Society warned that NHS hospitals were falling”woefully short” of doing so.
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Dec 22, 2016 15:36


The Perrysburg City Council voted 4-3 against the proposal, which sought to amend existing laws and make smoking in public gathering areas a fourth-degree misdemeanor, which comes with as much as a $250 fine and 30 days in jail according to ToledoBlade.c
added Dec 22, 2016 15:46
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