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[Michigan] Dearborn to consider smoking ban in parks at upcoming meeting

After months of study, the City Council received a recommendation from the Recreation and Parks Commission to restrict tobacco smoking to certain areas in 20 neighborhood parks and prohibit it in miniparks with play equipment.
Southgate (MI) Press & Guide
added Mar 25, 2016 22:41

[Oklahoma] Butt out! SWAT groups clean park, promote awareness of tobacco use

The Healthy Living Program for Cherokee County, an Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust program, hosted a celebration and clean-up day for Students Working Against Tobacco organizations. Eight groups from around Cherokee County met at the Armory M
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Mar 25, 2016 13:10

[Iowa] VIDEO: West Des Moines bans smoking, tobacco from city parks

The ordinance unanimously approved Monday includes park bans on all tobacco and nicotine products, including electronic cigarettes. "It sort of effects the ambiance of the park when you see all the filters around (and) cigarette butts,” said park patron
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Mar 23, 2016 15:01
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[Iowa] Smoking, e-cigs banned in W.D.M. parks

The City Council on Monday unanimously approved an ordinance that bans smoking in its 29 parks. It includes all tobacco- and nicotine-products, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, and electronic cigarettes.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Mar 23, 2016 10:59

[Illinois] Dog park fees, smoking ban considered for Katz Park in DeKalb

If the board decides to go forward with the new rule at Katz Park, it most likely would be implemented across all playgrounds and sports fields. The only issue with the potential rule is enforcement, which is a challenge the board also faces with the s
DeKalb (IL) Daily Chronicle
added Mar 22, 2016 11:18
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More Iowa cities ban smoking, vaping in parks

More central Iowa cities are banning tobacco products in a place once considered a safe haven by smokers — parks. The American Lung Association in Iowa is lobbying city leaders to pass comprehensive bans on nicotine products in public parks. The effort
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Mar 19, 2016 02:07

[Oregon] Smoking ban session draws little response

The Plaza benches where people congregate to smoke may soon be off-limits if the city imposes a downtown-wide ban on all forms of lighting up... “Ashland needs to guard against legislating lifestyle,” said Andy Kubich, the lone commenter to attend Ashlan
Ashland (OR) Daily Tidings
added Mar 19, 2016 01:41

[Oregon] Targeting tobacco

Tualatin City Council this week established tobacco-free city spaces. The new policy prohibits the use of tobacco and inhalant delivery systems (i.e. e-cigarettes) on all city owned or managed property, such as parks, trails, parking lots, plazas and sid
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Mar 18, 2016 03:34
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[UK] Swaffham and Thetford introduce voluntary smoke-free zones around children’s play areas

Swaffham and Thetford Town Councils have signed up to the scheme to introduce smoke-free zones across Breckland and will put up signs requesting adults not to smoke in play areas the councils are responsible for.
Thetford and BrandonTimes (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 12:32
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[New York] Anti-smoke bill proposed

Bronx Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Gustavo Rivera introduced a bill on March 10 banning cigarette smoking within 100 feet of public or private library entrances and exits. The legislation builds on a 2012 bill mandating the same ban at publ
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Mar 16, 2016 22:09
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